The 599 GTB Fiorano
(internal code F141) is an Italian gran turismo
produced by Ferrari
. It is the brand's two-seat flagship, replacing the 575 M Maranello
in 2006 as a 2007 model
Styled by Pininfarina
under the direction of Ferrari's Frank Stephenson
, the 599 GTB debuted at the Geneva Motor Show
in February 2006. It is named for its total engine displacement (5999 cc), Gran Turismo Berlinetta
nature, and the Fiorano Circuit
test track used by Ferrari.
The Tipo F140C
6.0 L (5999 cc) V12 engine
produces a maximum , making it the most powerful series production Ferrari road car of the time. This is one of the few engines whose output exceeds 100 hp per liter of displacement without any sort of forced-induction mechanism such as supercharging or turbocharging. Its of torque will also be a new record for Ferrari's GT cars. Most of the modifications to the engine were done to allow it to fit in the Fiorano's engine bay (the original Enzo version could be taller as it would not block forward vision due to its mid-mounted position).
A traditional 6-speed manual transmission
as well as Ferrari's 6-speed called "F1 SuperFast
" is offered. Reviewers of the car have mentioned that the MagneRide
suspension gives the 599 a very comfortable ride but allows it to handle well at the same time..
The company claims a top speed in excess of , 0– in 3.7 seconds,<ref... Read More