Ferrari’s Fastest Ever Road Car – Ferrari 599 GTO

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Automobile segments are quite in number and with new cars entering the global market, a classification of segments is well understood. But there is one segment which is still untouched and is available to those big shots who are interested in earning a product rather than buying one.

Yes we are talking about that segment which comprises of those top end cars from Bentley, Porsche, Ferrari and others, which we could only dream of buying. These cars are targeted at those highly potent buyers who possess a fetish for expensive and luxurious cars.

Ferrari has added another car to the wish list of most of these buyers and the new baby is called as Ferrari 599 GTO. The car’s disastrous features are certainly something to die for and to inform you, only 599 of such cars will be manufactured. The car’s public appearance is still due at the Beijing International Motor Show at the end of April.

Ferrari 599 GTO

Ferrari 599 GTO Specifications

The car’s engine  has been derived from the 599XX series with few changes incorporated, to make it more of a road going vehicle and moreover complies with Euro 5 and LEV 2 standards. The intake is a racing type with a new intake manifold. Thanks to the aerodynamics of the car which helped in increasing the down-force drastically without impacting on the drag.

The car sports 20” Alloys along with better car-driver interface aimed at enhancing the driving experience and performance of both the car and driver as well. The car also sports longer bespoke carbon fiber F1 paddles for convenience and also features Virtual Race Engineer, a system developed for keeping a track of the vehicles performance at any instant.

Ferrari 599 GTO

Technical Specifications Of Ferrari 599 GTO

  • ENGINE
    • Type: V12 – 65°
    • Bore & stroke : 92 x 75.2 mm (3.62 x 2.96 in)
    • Unitary displacement: 499.9 cc (30.51 cu in)
    • Total displacement: 5999 cc (366.08 cu in)
    • Compression ratio: 11.2:1
    • Maximum power: 500 kW (670 CV) at 8250 rpm
    • Maximum torque : 620 Nm (457 lbs/ft) at 6500 rpm
  • PERFORMANCE
    • Maximum speed: over 335 km/h (over 208 mph)
    • 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) : 3.35 sec
  • GEARBOX
    • F1 6-speed + reverse
  • SUSPENSION
    • SCM2 – Magneto rheological Suspension Control
  • TYRES
    • Front: 285/30 ZR20″
    • Rear: 315/35 ZR20″
  • DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
    • Length: 4710 mm (185.4 in)
    • Width: 1962 mm (77.2 in)
    • Height: 1326 mm (52.2 in)
    • Wheelbase: 2750 mm (108.3 in)
    • Front track: 1701 mm (67.0 in)
    • Rear track: 1618 mm (63.7 in)
    • Dry weight: 1495 kg (3296 lbs)
    • Kerb weight: 1605 kg (3538 lbs)
    • Weight distribution: 47% front – 53% rear
    • Fuel tank capacity: 105 litres (27.7 US gal/23.1 UK/gal)
    • Boot volume: 320 litres (11.3 cu ft)
  • CARBON-CERAMIC BRAKES
    • Front: 398 x 38 mm (15.7 x 1.5 in)
    • Rear: 360 x 32 mm (14.2 x 1.3 in)
  • ELECTRONIC CONTROLS
    • CST with F1-Trac: Traction and stability control
    • TPTMS: Tyre pressure and temperature monitoring system
  • FUEL CONSUMPTION
    • Combined cycle (ECE): 17.5 l/100 km
    • CO2 EMISSIONS
    • Combined cycle (ECE): 411 g/km
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