Ferrari issues apology for employee doing donuts on the Great Wall of China

Just yesterday, we brought you news about a Ferrari employee that did donuts on the Great Wall of China and left burnt tire marks on ancient wonder.

Check out more news on the Ferrari 458 Italia.

Ferrari has now issued an apology, while shedding some more light on the incident. Apparently, the person performing the donuts was a Ferrari employee who was driving a 458 Italia 20th Anniversary Special Edition on the 600-year-old Ming Dynasty wall.

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The city of Nanjing rented out the wall to Ferrari to celebrate 20-years of its presence in China for $12,000. Officials say that Ferrari was not given the approval for doing donuts.

The only damage done to the wall was leftover rubber from burnt tires.

Refresher: Power for the Ferrari 458 Italia comes from a mid-rear mounted 4.5L V8 producing 570-hp at 9,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 398 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. Mated to a dual-clutch 7-speed F1 gearbox, 0 to 62 mph comes in just 3.4 seconds with a top speed of over 202 mph.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoWeek


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