2012 will be a pretty busy year for Ferrari. After the F12berlinetta & the new Enzo replacement, the company will take a little break from developing V12 supercars & will focus on offering the long rumored successor for the legendary Dino instead.
In the past few years, Ferrari has been up & down when asked about a new Dino, but now Ferrari sources have confirmed to us that a new Dino is currently being developed & that it will be unveiled this fall at the Paris Auto Show, with the production to follow in early 2013 as a celebration of the car�s 45th anniversary.
The new Dino will be the smallest model in Ferrari�s line up & will be powered by a detuned version of the V8 engine used in the 458 Italia. This means we�ll see a total output somewhere in the 450 HP area. As for its exterior design, expect to see the classic Dino brought to our modern days: it will combine elements from the latest 458 Italia, FF, & F12berlinetta & will still offer a 2+2 seats configuration. The best part is that the car�s legendary nose will remain, but will look a bit modernized.
As for the car�s price, our sources have confirmed that the new Dino will be the cheapest model in the line up, but you�ll still have to dish out about $200K if you want to own one.