Leaked photos of the upcoming Ferrari Purosangue paint an unflattering image of the Italian marque’s first-ever SUV

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This could be it! Ferrari’s first-ever SUV, the Purosangue, was allegedly leaked online after a set of low-res, grainy images went viral yesterday. If they are true, this could be our first proper look at the Ferrari-badged high-rider as all other spy shots have been of heavily camouflaged test mules. The leaked images, probably taken with a potato camera judging the quality, show a pre-production unit of the super SUV on what looks like Ferrari’s factory floor. The overall shape of the car that can be seen in the images matches what we’ve seen in spy photos of the Purosangue. In fact, the picture that shows the rear looks quite believable. However, the one from the front somehow has warped proportions and appears like something that could have been made in photoshop by mixing different design elements from several Ferraris.

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Without getting into the debate if the images are photoshopped or not, let’s try decoding what we can see. The fascia looks like a combination of the Ferrari Roma and the SF90 Stradale, especially the headlight design. Interestingly, it doesn’t even have a conventional front grille and rather has a central intake in the front bumper. The flared wheel arches can be seen with black plastic cladding, while the door has a very weird shape, which doesn’t look quite right. The rear’s styling is clearly inspired by Roma’s sculpted tail characterized by its unique taillight design. It also gets a diffuser and a quad-pipe exhaust integrated into the bumper.

The Ferrari Purosangue is expected to be revealed sometime this year, which is when we’ll get clarity if these leaked images paint an accurate picture on not. Furthermore, we’ll also finally get to know the powertrain specs that have been shrouded in absolute secrecy till now. However, according to some reports, the Purosangue might come fitted with SF90 Stradale’s 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 without the three electric motors. The Ferrari super SUV might also get a V6 hybrid powertrain from the 296 GTB which will give it 819hp to play with. Irrespective of the powertrain options, we expect Ferrari to go hunting for titles like the fastest and the most powerful production SUV.

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