Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Ferrari SF90 Stradale interior compartment

For a long time, Ferrari designers have always believed that the design of the interior compartment as well as the feeling of sitting behind the wheel of a Ferrari is always an important factor as is the development of the vehicle’s performance. . Therefore, car interior design is always an element that is focused on and carefully refined to bring the most complete experience to customers.

Ferrari F430 interior compartment

In the past, the 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta had an interior with a large three-spoke steering wheel made of wood, and became the main detail in the car’s simple interior. Behind the steering wheel is equipped with a dashboard displaying parameters including temperature and fuel level monitors, flanked by a rev counter and speedometer.

Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta interior compartment

The subsequent 250 series evolved rapidly throughout the 1950s, reaching its peak with the 250 GT SWB Passo Corto, which featured a smaller steering wheel, making it easier to control. The dashboard displays a technical display with a large dial provided by Ferrari’s partner Veglia. Additional dials are located right on the vehicle’s dashboard.

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Passo Corto interior compartment

The late great Stirling Moss raced with a 250 GT Competizione race car and won the Goodwood Tourist Trophy in 1960. Equipped with a radio, racer Stirling Moss was able to listen to race commentary. live on the car’s radio and this helped him grasp the actual situation of the race, contributing to his own victory.

The interior of the Ferrari 250 GT Competizione racing car once driven by the late racer Stirling Moss

In 1964, the beguiling 250 GT Lusso was designed with the goal of increasing luxury, as well as redesigning the layout of the equipment. The main dials have been moved to the center area of the dashboard, the five sub-dials are in a separate compartment in front of the driver. In 1966, the brand launched the 365 P Berlinetta Speciale model with a three-seat configuration, the driver’s seat was placed in the center, showing the spaciousness of the 365’s interior despite its size. Compact overall size.

Interior compartment of 365 P Berlinetta Speciale – The only 3-seat Ferrari

In 1968, the 365 GTB4 (Daytona) had an interior design with all the gauges arranged in a large compartment in front of the driver with a total of eight different gauges. The car’s seats have contrasting colors, and the door panels also have an impressive futuristic style. The successor to the Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 is designed to be square and modern from the inside out. The car is equipped with a three-spoke steering wheel, the auxiliary dials are designed to tilt slightly towards the driver and are located at the top of the center console.

Interior compartment of Ferrari 365 GTB4 (Daytona)​

In the Ferrari F40 generation, the car’s controls are simply designed in gray, and unnecessary details have been completely removed. Instead of a door handle, the car is equipped with a piece of string to open and close the door. The successor F50 model is also simplified with a simple but beautiful carbon fiber panel that extends across the width of the cockpit, and a minimalist steering wheel that focuses on performance.

Ferrari F40 interior compartment

The 456 GT and 550 Maranello both feature a strikingly designed center console, with a new emphasis on materials and construction. Ferrari F355 with gearshift lever in the interior compartment and semi-automatic transmission first appeared in 1997. These cars also gradually added safety equipment with airbag systems.

Ferrari F50 interior compartment

However, it was the legendary Enzo of 2002 that deepened the innovation inherited from F1 models and heralded a period of rapid technological development. Ferrari has upgraded the hardware and software on the Enzo’s automated manual transmission to help the car change gears more quickly and smoothly. The car is equipped with a steering wheel inspired by an F1 racing car with control buttons located on the steering wheel, and the steering wheel also has a set of LED lights that display the end of the rev range. This LED system lights up at an increase of 500 rpm when passing the 5500 rpm threshold.

Ferrari Enzo interior compartment

Ferrari went further on the 2004 F430 by introducing a rotary switch mounted on the steering wheel called a manettino (small lever in Italian). This detail has been used for many years, and even continues to be equipped on current Ferraris. The car is equipped with a red start button to create a highlight for the once leading supercar model.

Ferrari F430 interior compartment

Ferrari 458 Italia is a car model that has created a lot of buzz and received positive feedback in the past. The car has a design with a large rpm display mounted in the front center, an audio navigation screen placed on both sides, and an angular and minimalist center console design. , leaving behind some basic function buttons.

Ferrari 458 Italia interior compartment

Currently, Ferrari car interior design revolves around the philosophy “eyes on the road, hands on the wheel”. The latest models including the 296 GTB, Roma and SF90 Stradale all have a greatly improved cockpit design according to 2022 standards. In the latest models, the car is equipped with a large technical display screen. The 16-inch unit combines the dashboard, infotainment screen and navigation system. The buttons on the steering wheel control a number of other auxiliary functions, and are also equipped with a small electronic screen on the steering wheel. The gearshift paddles, adjustment modes and manettino driving mode are all located on the steering wheel.


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