Ferrari vows to never build four-door vehicle

Ferrari vows to never build four-door vehicle

Everyone is doing it, Aston Martin has given it a nudge, Porsche has too and even Lamborghini dabbled with the idea in the form of its Estoque concept. Four-door sportscars is what we’re talking about, and Ferrari just doesn’t want to know about it. In a recent interview Ferrari chief executive Amedeo Felisa said plainly that Ferrari will never follow its rivals in making a four-door model.

The closest we’ll get, points out Felisa, is the Maserati Quattroporte, the successful four-door sports sedan from Ferrari’s sister-company, which is set to get a smaller sibling in the future (read news). The prancing horse once considered the idea of a four-door with the 1980 Pinin concept car (pictured), but that was as close as it has come, with the concept never making it to production.

After it was suggested that Ferrari once vowed it would never build a hybrid or use start-stop technology — both of which are in the works for Maranello currently — Felisa responded that both these measures were required by government regulation, but that nobody can force them to make a sedan.

Everyone is doing it, Aston Martin has given it a nudge, Porsche has too and even Lamborghini dabbled with the idea in the form of its Estoque concept. Four-door sportscars is what we’re talking about, and Ferrari just doesn’t want to know about it. In a recent interview Ferrari chief executive Amedeo Felisa said plainly that Ferrari will never follow its rivals in making a four-door model.

The closest we’ll get, points out Felisa, is the Maserati Quattroporte, the successful four-door sports sedan from Ferrari’s sister-company, which is set to get a smaller sibling in the future (read news). The prancing horse once considered the idea of a four-door with the 1980 Pinin concept car (pictured), but that was as close as it has come, with the concept never making it to production.

After it was suggested that Ferrari once vowed it would never build a hybrid or use start-stop technology — both of which are in the works for Maranello currently — Felisa responded that both these measures were required by government regulation, but that nobody can force them to make a sedan.

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