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05-20-2005 11:14 AM
amitkc
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Originally Posted by jruhi4
England's 4Car website has just posted the first driving impressions/road test I've seen of this car. Here's the link:
http://www.channel4.com/4car/road-te...eramerica.html
yeah I saw that one..."English get the Ferrari SuperAmerica in Monaco"... quiet a global article, eh
05-20-2005 10:35 AM
jruhi4 England's 4Car website has just posted the first driving impressions/road test I've seen of this car. Here's the link:
http://www.channel4.com/4car/road-te...eramerica.html
11-29-2004 12:25 PM
amitkc
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Originally Posted by JDMIS300
Pretty good idea...however...

What if a bird poops on the window when its "retracted" on the trunk. Then when you go to turn glass over to use it as a roof again, then the poo is on the inside?! Haha
hahaha.... wonder what made u think of that tho... maybe Ferrari could use u as a design consultant on bird-poo related issues

neat concept tho
11-29-2004 11:20 AM
jruhi4
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Originally Posted by JDMIS300
Pretty good idea...however...

What if a bird poops on the window when its "retracted" on the trunk. Then when you go to turn glass over to use it as a roof again, then the poo is on the inside?! Haha
Excellent observation! I hadn't realized that!
11-25-2004 11:32 PM
DonCorleone i think she's hot, id hit it.
11-25-2004 08:49 PM
JDMIS300 Pretty good idea...however...

What if a bird poops on the window when its "retracted" on the trunk. Then when you go to turn glass over to use it as a roof again, then the poo is on the inside?! Haha
11-24-2004 05:42 PM
jruhi4
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Originally Posted by wilddave
neat engineering, but still kind of odd looking...
I agree. I do feel relieved, however, that the Ferrari doesn't have the round external earmuff-like circles in the C-pillars that the Fioravanti Vola has.

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Originally Posted by wilddave
good post! i will give you some rep points.
Thank you!
11-24-2004 05:23 PM
wilddave neat engineering, but still kind of odd looking...

good post! i will give you some rep points.
11-24-2004 05:09 PM
dayday thats interesting.
11-24-2004 02:50 PM
jruhi4
Ferrari's new Superamerica convertible with rotating glass roof

Several years ago, Italian carrozzeria Fioravanti built the Vola convertible concept car. While not particularly attractive, it had a VERY clever retractable hardtop convertible with a difference: instead of fully retracting into the trunk (and consuming most of the trunk space), the roof over the driver & passenger rotates up and backwards (roughly 180 degrees) and falls OVER the trunk lid, thus preserving full trunk capacity with the top up OR down.




Fioravanti's clever idea has now incorporated an electrochromic glass top with 5 available tint levels, and will see very limited production in Ferrari's new, 575 Maranello-based Superamerica.







http://www.autoindex.org/news.plt?no=983&nl=y#

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