The boss arrived into my office the other day and asked if I desired to create the road check on Ferrari's latest-and-greatest GT machine, the 599 GTB Fiorano. What was I going to say? "Gee, you realize, I believe I'm occupied that week ..." Yeah ... appropriate. Everyone with 50 percent a heartbeat and an in a position correct foot would leap with the opportunity to shell out some top quality throttle-time with Maranello's second most strong (for the Enzo) road car actually.
And that is no creampuff, in spite of Ferrari calling the 599 a Gran Turismo. Its front-mounted 6.0-liter all-aluminum V-12 positioned effectively aft in the front axle is critical company, derived in the much vaunted, limited-production Enzo powerplant. Its energy is breathtaking: 611 bhp at seven,600 rpm and 448 lb.-ft. of torque at five,600.2007 Ferrari 599 GTB
The 599 may possibly be down 39 bhp to your Enzo, but as we found in the track, that failed to issue a single bit.2007 Ferrari 599 GTB
Making use of a particular kick off mode proven to us by a Ferrari check driver available, the pc handles traction manage and shifting. Launched on this manner, the 599 squats down difficult on its rear 305/35ZR-20 Pirelli P Zero tires, lifts its nose and, with nary a little wheelspin, pins you back to the seat since it explodes to sixty mph in just 3.2 seconds. Sure, that's proper, quicker than an Enzo. Which is also faster compared to McLaren F1, the Porsche Carrera GT and 911 Turbo and also the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, as well as a tie with the 650-bhp Ruf Rt twelve.