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So sad :(





In a rebuilding job worthy of The Six Million Dollar Man, Richard Loosee's T-Top Ferrari Enzo destroyed in a 200-mile-per-hour shunt has been reborn to take on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Gone are the T-Tops, replaced by something just as outrageous: a set of turbos that will boost the Enzo's V12 to between 850 and 1,000 horsepower when gunning time comes. And they were able to repair and reuse the car's original block.

The wrecked stallion required an enormous amount of work, including repairing the carbon fiber hoop of the original tub which was fractured in the crash. The car is running during Speed Week at Bonneville, but details are still scarce. However, according to insiders on the project at Ferrari Chat, the powerplant is aided by two MoTeC M600 Engine Management Systems and Injector Dynamics ID1000 injectors. It also has a nosecone to keep the front end stable above 225 mph, a fitting match for those exhaust trumpets. Hat tips to Erik and Brandon
 

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Sad? Honestly I think it is awesome that they took a wrecked Enzo and put it back together to make this.
I just think it would be cooler to rebuild it to a road-race car, and something that can be driven around on the streets as well. To me, there's a lot more to an Enzo than just going fast in a straight line but I guess to each his own.
 

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I just think it would be cooler to rebuild it to a road-race car, and something that can be driven around on the streets as well. To me, there's a lot more to an Enzo than just going fast in a straight line but I guess to each his own.
The parts specific to the Bonneville run can easily be removed returning the car to its stock road-legal form. Regarding the "beak":

It's actually a removable carbon fiber nose-over kit. It comes off with two bolts to restore the much better looking but less functional stock nose.
>8^)
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It is absolutely a real Enzo - the tub has been repaired, all the parts were replaced with factory pieces except where modifications occurred, and it retains the same VIN.

>8^)
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Can't wait to see what this runs on the salt. There were some youtube videos up for a few days but sadly someone took them down. The owner has been pretty secretive about details over on F-chat.
 

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Since it was seriously wrecked, I think this is best way of saving the car from being parted/scrapped. This is just really cool thats just my opinion.
 
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