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Old 12-03-2007, 04:12 PM
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Mystery Mule

The image below came in to Jalopnik via an anonymous tipster.

"I was in Maranello last week and caught this mule pulling out of the R&D center of Ferrari. Not sure if it is old news as a 2010 Dino or some shooting brake concept that would get everyone at Jalopnik all hot and bothered but I thought I would pass it along. It sounded like a V8 to me as it pulled away."

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Old 12-03-2007, 05:58 PM
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Hmm.. looks mid-engined
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Extremely ugly!
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:42 PM
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An Italian Corvette hearse??
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:52 PM
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Hmm.. looks mid-engined
Really? There doesnt seem to be much room between where the driver's head is and the rear wheels. Granted, it has a very small front end, but it would have to be a transverse-mounted engine or a small displacement to be fitted mid-ship I think.

I pulled up a picture of a 348 and there is ALOT more distance between where the driver rests his back/head and the rear wheels.

Maybe a dino? mid-engine/transverse mounted V-6? Or maybe a revival of the 3x8 series, transverse V8?

I pulled up a picture of a 308 then a 328 and it looks similar distance wise (drivers back/head to rear wheel).

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Old 12-03-2007, 07:20 PM
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It's an old Granturismo prototype, or maybe the convertible version prototype.
Looks like this
http://www.worldcarfans.com/6060823....erati-gt-coupe
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Old 12-03-2007, 07:57 PM
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old news.
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:06 PM
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the front has lost some of it's disguise.

there are better photo's of the prototype that have yet to be posted. it is front engined and the car to be known as the gt california.

seeing as the disguise is starting to disappear, i think the car will be amazing
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Talking perhaps...

...it's the new "breadvan"!
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Old 12-04-2007, 09:05 PM
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Maser Gran Turismo Spider me thinks.
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Old 12-05-2007, 05:42 AM
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I also think it is a F149 California mule.
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Old 12-05-2007, 06:20 AM
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...it's the new "breadvan"!
It does kinda look like the Breadvan doesn't it?
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A distorted California GT. F is getting pretty creative to throw people off until close to a media launch.
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it definitely keeps the "will it be a soft top or retractable hard top"arguement alive
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Old 12-05-2007, 10:25 AM
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it definitely keeps the "will it be a soft top or retractable hard top"arguement alive
2 piece folding hard.

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New Breadvan ?
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it definitely keeps the "will it be a soft top or retractable hard top"arguement alive
So what do you think this is?

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Old 12-05-2007, 11:24 AM
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Old 12-05-2007, 05:27 PM
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So what do you think this is?

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Old 12-05-2007, 06:53 PM
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Wink could be a spider

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