If you fret that Ferrari might pull a Porsche and create — gasp! — a four-door sedan, you can rest easy. Although rumors of a four-door Ferrari periodically surface, directors insist such a product will never be built.
“As Enzo Ferrari would say, we will never do four doors,” Amedeo Felisa, Ferrari’s vice general manager, recently told Autocar. “We will keep this tradition.”
Although his company has broken into some new (and unusual) territory with the likes of the 599 HY-KERS hybrid, Felisa points out the European Union regulates emissions and fuel economy — not the number of doors a vehicle must incorporate.
“We stand 60 years and never needed four doors,” he said. “Frankly speaking, no one is asking for a four-door Ferrari. If you want a four-door Ferrari, we have a Maserati.”
On that note, look for a few new four-doors in Maserati’s future. During Fiat’s five-year product plan rollout, it was revealed that a new Quattroporte is in the works, as is a smaller sedan, designed to compete with the BMW M5. No time frame was given for either model offering.