Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo: Emerson Fittipaldi's Dream Car Is Now In Reality

Mar 09, 2017 09:19 PM EST | Ivy Lebanan

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Emerson Fittipaldi has been living in the track and won Indy Car and Formula One. He started at a young age and was the youngest to earn a Formula One championship back in the year 1972. To showcase his legendary achievements, Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo will be the first ever car released from the racer's motor marque.

The collaboration between Fittipaldi, Pininfarina, and HWA AG's engineering firm has finally revealed the product of their combined ideas. Pininfarina sees Emerson Fittipaldi as one of the best and well-known racer of Formula One of all time.

This EF7 Vision Gran Turismo was present at the Geneva Motor Show. The latest supercar shows a legendary house design. Fittipaldi was finally able to bring his dream car not jut just into reality, but, to the track where he owns.

Carbon fiber is used in building the Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo. It adapts the classic Pininfarina designs that are also waving the significance of the Italian nameplates just like the other supercar brands Lamborghini and Ferrari.

As for the manufacturing of this EF7 Vision Gran Turismo, the work will be done by Fittipaldi Motors that is headed by Fittipaldi himself. The Engineering work will be handled by HWA AG which is also a respected name when it comes to design and high-class car parts. Lastly, the name Vision Gran Turismo is the car's presence in an upcoming video game.

Meanwhile, weight is also another important factor for supercars. EF7 is said to weigh 1,000 kg which is similar or close to Alfa Romeo 4C. As of now, the team behind this supercar have not released nor announced any information as to the engine that is used. However, it is said that it keeps a naturally aspirated V8 engine. For drivers who want to have one, they should keep an eye for the production soon since there will be only limited units will be release.

 

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