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    Cool Ferrari design car too fast for a human



    Ferrari design car too fast for a human to operate

    The Ferrari Monza looks more like a spaceship than a car.

    Designer Iman Maghsoudi says future cars will be capable of travelling speeds of 125mph, too fast for a human to operate manually as they lack "sufficient concentration".

    As a result, computers will have to be programmed to drive them.

    With the Monza, at slower speeds, the "pilot" sits in a cockpit similar to straddling a motorcycle and has full control.

    Once the vehicle reaches a predetermined speed, an onboard computer changes the car's aerodynamic profile, using winglets called canards ahead of the front wheels to create lift and reduce friction.

    The highly original Monza design aims to minimise friction and stop unexpected headwinds from sending the vehicle pirouetting into the sky at the slightest gust.

    Two fins adjust their orientation automatically with the increased airflow to keep the vehicle grounded.

    Known for their fast cars and striking looks, the Monza is designed to put today's sports cars to shame, but then it is only an idea, and also a very expensive one.

    The original Ferrari Monza was one of a series of cars built by the Italian manufacturers in the early 1950s.
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/...ferrari127.xml


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    The first hideous Ferrari

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tifoso
    The first hideous Ferrari
    i don't know have you seen the 1976 512bb, lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tifoso
    The first hideous Ferrari
    How about the 512 S Modulo? Still, you need to keep in mind that
    these are concept cars so they have an alibi to look ugly

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    125mph??? my redneck pickup can go faster than that

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    Quote Originally Posted by c-man
    i don't know have you seen the 1976 512bb, lol
    Quote Originally Posted by Stino
    How about the 512 S Modulo? Still, you need to keep in mind that
    these are concept cars so they have an alibi to look ugly
    512BB was (and still is) beautiful!

    As for 512S Modulo........ thank god it was only a concept.
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    125mph to fast for humans wth? Arnt their other cars capable of 200. I'm confused by this article and that silly looking car which looks like a snowmobile with a capsule

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    i dont like it!!!

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