2009 Ferrari

So I’m pretty swamped around here with all of this Detroit motor show business, but I had to find a minute between bites of sandwich to talk briefly about the new Ferrari F60. And to watch this:

Firstly, it’s nice that they’ve come up with a proper name – to mark the Scuderia’s participation in all 60 F1 World Championships since 1950 – rather than just calling it F-whatever-year-it-happens-to-be.

You can see loads more info, and vid etc on Ferrari’s site.

Secondly, it generally looks pretty damn good. Much better than I’d feared. Love the sidepods especially, with the way they tighten in around the back, to give as smooth an airflow as possible. Someone’s already likened them to a Coke bottle. Which is a nice way of describing it.

The pointy nose is a bit odd although a nice change from the more rounded ones of previous years, but the wing mirrors are, erm, interesting.

That rear wing still looks frikkin huge too, especially in the photo of Felipe Massa giving it a quick whip around Mugello for a lap.

Felipe told BBC Sport: “I expected it to be big, but it’s small like a Formula Three car. The new F60 seems tiny, very compact and cute. I feel emotional but I’m also happy to take it out on track for the first time.”

So, how do you feel? Emotional maybe? Suprised? Horrified?

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Looks like a silly toy!
F1 now has a Standard engine, reduced aerodynamic modifications, reduced engine mods, etc etc.

What happened to the great engineering?
Till when is this going to happen?
must we bear the sight of Starved-looking 90’s look cars on our TV sets?

Somebody tell me they’ore thinking the same!

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Great Car with Great Looks. Who wouldn’t want to own this car. see more photos here here

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I LOVE THIS CAR it is better than mclarens 2009 car by far. Good luck to felipe massa and kimi raikinnon this season

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reading these comments is both extremly funny and intresting, i find it intresting because it shows how dieverse peoples intrests are we have ppl who love it because it is simple and clean and we have others who hate it because of its proportions and becasue it is complicated and intresting like the pre rule change cars. Just a little note the reason of the coke bottle hips is to direct air flow and exuast into the wing to create as much downforce as possible last yrs cars had it too but it was less noticeibl becasue the wing was wider.
P.S sorry about the crap spelling

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wow this is a very car..ferrari 2009 is fantastic!!!

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It’s fantastic!!! I love Ferrari!!!

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It was very big difference between from the F2008.
It was smaller then F2008 but it was very nice too

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what a car! these pictures dont do it justice!
Look for some better ones on google

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its nice.i like it

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i love it it is their best f1 car it is nice. I like felipe massa he his the best f1 driver in the feild!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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bye the way i know where to get some desent pictures .on google type in f1 fantise and then click wallpapers and you choose what sise it is

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