In a move that merges performance with functionality, Ferarri has introduced the four-seater GTC4Lusso. Cathy Wagstaff takes it for a test drive to the Blue Mountains and back.
When asked if Ferrari would ever follow Porsche, Jaguar, Bentley and Maserati down the SUV path, Ferrari and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne responded: “You’d have to shoot me first.” Marchionne is not known for mincing words.
With SUV demand remaining high, however, what is the prancing horse to do? It dabbled with the idea of performance-meets-practicality in the FF (2011-2016), a model that saw its drivers going 30 per cent further than the average Ferrari owner’s mileage. The concept has evolved into the GTC4Lusso, keeping the shooting-brake shape while refining the lines for a more sculpted look.
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