Any teenage boy would love to ride in a Ferrari, but a recent joy ride in a 1 of 349 Ferrari F50 turned tragic for one young car enthusiast.
According to The Daily Mirror, a 13-year old was killed in Hampshire, England when the F50 he was riding in was involved in a single car accident. A second occupant of the supercar, a 37-year old, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Hampshire police are still investigating the incident.
The F50, introduced for the 1995 model year, is powered by a mid-mounted 513 horsepower 4.7-liter V12. It was built using Formula 1 engineering principles, with the V12 engine serving as an integral part of the car’s structure. A carbon fiber monocoque, pushrod suspension and electronically actuated shocks.