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Ferrari, the iconic Italian luxury sports car manufacturer, recently issued a recall for 13 SF90 Stradales. However, the reason for the recall is rather unusual. The issue in question is related to car seats, of all things. Despite the small number of affected vehicles, the recall serves as a reminder that even the most prestigious car brands can experience unexpected issues.

Why were 13 Ferrari SF90 Stradales recalled?

Ferrari SF90 Stradale Red
Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Martyn Lucy, Getty Images

Due to potential safety issues, Ferrari recalled 13 of its SF90 Stradale supercars. The recall was prompted by concerns that the car airbags could interfere with child seats. The affected cars were built between 2020 and 2021. Ferrari has confirmed that it will contact the affected vehicles’ owners to arrange the necessary repairs.

The affected vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208. Also referred to as “Occupant Crash Protection,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). While the number of cars involved in the recall is relatively small, it highlights the importance of taking safety concerns seriously. We aren’t sure who is strapping a car seat in the passenger side of the SF90, but we wish we had cool parents like that.

How much does a Ferrari SF90 Stradale cost?

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Martyn Lucy, Getty Images

The Ferrari SF90 Stradale is a high-performance hybrid supercar with impressive specs and a futuristic design. As one would expect, this level of engineering and exclusivity comes at a hefty price tag. The base price of a new Ferrari SF90 Stradale is around $528,000. This base price makes it one of the most expensive Ferraris ever produced.

However, for those willing to spend the money, the SF90 Stradale offers a unique driving experience. Utilizing electric power and traditional Ferrari performance gives the SF90 something special. The car’s hybrid powertrain produces a staggering 986 horsepower. This allows it to reach 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds, making it one of the fastest cars on the market today.

Is SF90 faster than LaFerrari?

Ferrari SF90 Stradale
Ferrari SF90 Stradale | Martyn Lucy, Getty Images

The SF90 Stradale and LaFerrari are two of the most iconic hypercars ever produced by the renowned Italian automaker. While both are incredibly powerful and fast, the LaFerrari is widely regarded as the faster of the two. The SF90 has a combined output of 986 horsepower from its V8 engine and three electric motors. The power allows it to reach a top speed of 211 mph and go from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds.

The LaFerrari, on the other hand, boasts a top speed of 217 mph. It can also go from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds, making it slightly quicker off the line. However, regarding overall performance and handling, the SF90 is considered superior thanks to its advanced technology and engineering.

Can you use a car seat in the SF90 Ferrari?

In conclusion, Ferrari’s recall of 13 SF90 Stradales for an unusual reason highlights the importance of safety in high-performance vehicles, even for a prestigious brand like Ferrari. Furthermore, the recall serves as a reminder that no car manufacturer is immune to unexpected issues, and prompt action is necessary to ensure the safety of its customers.

Despite the small number of affected vehicles, the SF90 Stradale’s price tag of over half a million dollars further emphasizes the importance of safety, especially for those willing to spend a significant amount of money on a high-performance supercar. Overall, the recall is necessary to ensure the safety and satisfaction of Ferrari’s customers, highlighting the brand’s commitment to quality.


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