Teaser image posted on private owners' area of Ferrari's website, with a pointer to a date that coincides with the brand announcing its new five-year plan
9 August 2018

Ferrari has released a teaser image for a potential new model debut on a private area of the brand's website. 

The image, which features a sketch of a mystery car covered by the strapline 'Icona Ferrari', has appeared on an area of Ferrari's website which is only accessible by owners of its cars. The date it mentions – 17 September – is the same day as Ferrari's Capital Markets Day, at which new CEO Louis Camilleri will reveal the car maker's strategy for the next five years.

The file name of the image published on the website is entitled 'Ferrari F176', which could possibly be the internal codename for a new model. Rumours suggest that the car could be an exclusive, limited-run supercar based on the 812 Superfast, but Ferrari itself has yet to confirm this. 

This year also marks 70 years since the launch of the Ferrari 166 Inter, a fact which ties in with the 176 codename. That car was - like the 812 - a front-engined V12 grand tourer, adding weight to the rumours of a Superfast-based model debut. 

Ferrari's five-year plan will be presented less than two months after former CEO Sergio Marchionne fell seriously ill following complications during surgery and later died.

Camilleri has gone on record to call Marchionne's targets for 2019 and beyond 'aspirational', but is set to outline how the car maker will attempt to achieve them. 

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9 August 2018

 It could have three Wheels and be powered by Pizza, it would still sell, it’s a Ferrari!

Peter Cavellini.

10 August 2018
Peter Cavellini wrote:

 It could have three Wheels and be powered by Pizza, it would still sell, it’s a Ferrari!

Have you seen the price of the new X5 BMW fanboy? It’s not just Ferrari taking the vinegar...

10 August 2018

 Manicm@, BMW could do the same with Bratwurst powered BMW Coupe, what I alluded to was if your a premium or prestige Car maker most of your stuff will sell no matter how quirky it looks or what indeed powers it.......

Peter Cavellini.

13 September 2018

had lung cancer due to cigarette smoke. He underwent surgery in the shoulder area when his condition was already desperate and to write that "complications following shoulder surgery" were the cause of death is the same as writing that falling from a skyscraper does not kill you, imperfect landing does.

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