Ferrari GTC4 Lusso – more powerful and more beautiful than FF model

Sports cars manufacturers constantly look for ways to exceed car collectors ‘expectations. Car experts on the 2016 Geneva Motor Show have recognized the predecessor of the Ferrari FF – the Ferrari GTC4 Lusso, as more powerful and more beautiful in terms of proportions. The high-performance vehicle from Maranello’s manufacturing facility seems to be more technologically advanced as well. The four-seater features exceptional performance in all touring conditions. When this is combined with athletic appearance elegance, high-end materials and luxurious comfort for the passengers and the driver, we obtain impressive results.

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso debut Geneva

The concept is named after iconic models from 60’s and 70’s – the 330 GTC Lusso and the 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, The Ferrari GTC4Lusso debuted at the 2016 Geneva Show.

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso luggage compartment

Performance

Ferrari engineers have boosted engine’s maximum power output. The newly launched Ferrari GTC4 Lusso packs a 6.3 l Ferrari GT V12 engine producing 680 horsepower and 514 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the predecessor is capable of 651 hp and 504 lb-ft. The sports concept sprints to 62 miles (100 km/h ) per hour in 3.4 seconds. The top speed is 208 mph (335 km/h).

The performance data is ensured by a number of high-end technological solutions such as new piston heads, anti-knock control system, and multi-spark ignition. The GTC4Lusso also benefits from the significant weight reduction.

Built with the speed in mind, the vehicle features outstanding handling even on low grip roads and stability in all driving conditions. The Ferrari engineers claim that the new Lusso sports car is incredibly versatile.

The GTC4Lusso’s aerodynamic kit includes a rear spoiler, which is designed as a part of the hatch. This aerodynamic part works to reduce drag and improve the efficiency.

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso Engine Specifications

Type V engine with 12 cylinders
Displacement 6262 cc
Bore/stroke ratio 94 mm x 75.2 mm
Maximum output 507 kW at 8,000 rpm
Maximum torque 697 Nm at 5,750 rpm
Top speed 8,250 rpm
Compression ratio 13.5:1
Wheelbase 2,990 millimeter
Front axle track 1,674 millimeter
Rear axle track 1,668 millimeter
Length 4,922 4,922 millimeter
Width 1,980 4,922 millimeter
Height 1,383 millimeter
Wheelbase 2,990 millimeter
Total weight 1,920 kg
Dry weight 1,790 kg
Weight distribution 47% front, 53% rear
Fuel container capacity 91 l

Performance Data

Top speed 208 mph (335 Km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0 – 100 km/h) 3.4 sec

Design

The Ferrari has always been associated with innovative architecture and design. The GTC4Lusso keeps a fastback form in a sporty soul. At the rear part of the silhouette the curve of the top has been smoothly lowered. At the same time, there is enough space for the rear passengers and the storage compartment. The back end of the car features Ferrari’s typical twin lights. These striking lighting solution broaden car’s appearance horizontally. The single grille accentuates the front and evokes sense of power.

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso interior

The cabin features both a driver cockpit and a passenger compartment separated by a central tunnel. This styling solution creates an on-board comfort and ambiance of a luxurious, relaxing space. This makes longer journeys comfortable and relaxing.

Other contributors to the Lusso’s comfort are the controls, which have been revised. They are styled with different shape. The climate control system is quieter.

The infotainment system features a 10.25″ HD touchscreen. It displays the performance statistics and interact with its on-board system. The satellite navigation with 3D maps and Apple CarPlay connectivity are other great features that differ the Ferrari GTC4 Lusso from its predecessor.

As a result, the latest Ferrari model amazes with innovative technological solutions and sophisticated elegance. Lusso is more than a facelifted version of the Ferrari FF. The changes in the front and rear fascias and the improved performance will definitely attract the Ferrari fans.

Ferrari 488 GTB – race ready performance and casual comfort

Ferrari has been using racing technologies in street legal cars for years. The all-new Ferrari 488 GTBis a new beginning in the portfolio of the Italian car maker. The replacement of the Ferrari 458 Italia embodies the Prancing Horse achievement in FIA World Endurance Championship and Formula 1. In brief, new Berlinetta`s highlights are: improved vehicle responsiveness; agility and quickness as well as new electronic and control systems.

ferrari 488GBT

Engine and performance

The turbocharged mid-engine V8 machine generates 660 hp and a 760 Nm of maximum torque. A 7- speed paddle shift transmission featuring Variable Torque Management is added. Ferrari 488 GTB accelerates from 0-62 mph (0-200 km/h) in only 3 seconds. The maximum speed is 205 mph (330 km/h). The 488 GTB`s powertrain is more efficient than the motor it replaces.

Design

The 488 GTB was designed by the company`s styling center. The most prominent exterior features are sharply shaped flanks; newly designed air intakes as well as wider front spoiler.

ferrari 488GBT premiere

The sports ambiance prevail the interior. Inside, there are satellite managed clusters and digital instrument panel.
Ferrari chose the stage at Geneva Motor Show for the world debut of the Ferrari 488 GTB.

2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale A

The powerful 2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale A is the successor of the Ferrari 458 Italia Spider and its variation 458 Speciale. The “A” stands for the Italian word for “open”. The vehicle is considered one of the most advanced cars built this year. The special project was designed in the Ferrari Style Centre in collaboration with Pininfarina. Ferrari`s engineers have used innovative solutions and first-rate materials. The vehicle is fitted with F1 inspired components and structural characteristics.

The Italian supercar manufacturer will build only 499 units of the Speciale A model. Only Ferrari collectors will be able to purchase this version.The muscular drop-top is powered by a 4.5-liter mid-rear V8 engine generating 595 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The Ferrari convertible for road and track has a folding aluminum top which takes only14 seconds to open and close.

The 458 Speciale A offers sensational driving experience. The sports car reaches 62 mph (0 to100 km/h ) in three seconds flat.

Ferrari 458 Special Design

Compared to the 2014 Ferrari 458 Italia, the special A model features redesigned body panels and racing-inspired trims. The front glass and rear windscreen are all new. The car features sophisticated triple layer finish. The change not only reflects the exterior design but seriously reduces vehicle`s weight.

The fluidly sculpted cockpit is made out of lightweight materials. The interior is styled with carbon-fibre elements and Alcantara fabric. The cabin is decorated with aluminium treadplates.

Technical Specifications

  • Engine: V8; 90°
  • Bore/Stroke ratio: 94 x 81 mm (3.7 x 3.2 in)
  • Engine displacement: 4497 cm3
  • Compression: 14:1
  • Maximum output: 445 kW/605 cv at 9000 rpm
  • Specific output: 135 cv/l
  • Maximum torque: 540 Nm at 6000 rpm
  • Dimensions: 4571 mm (L); 1951 mm (W); 1203 mm (H);
  • Wheelbase: 2650 mm
  • Weight: 1290 kg (dry); 1395 kg (kerb)
  • Weight distribution 42% front, 58% rear
  • Power-to-weight ratio: 2.13 kg/cv
  • Tank capacity: 86 l
  • Top speed: 325 km/h
  • Acceleration: 0-100 km/h – 3.0 sec ; 0-200 km/h – 9.1 sec
  • Fiorano Circuit lap time: 1’23”5
  • Tires: front 245/35 ZR20 J9.0; rear 305/30 ZR 20 J11.0
  • Electronic control systems

The Ferrari 458 Speciale A was presented at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The audience was amazed by the exclusive car in triple yellow livery with a central stripe.

Ferrari 458 Speciale

The Maranello-based automaker in cooperation with a design house Pininfarina developed a performance-oriented Ferrari 458 Speciale . The premiere of the exceptional car was held at Frankfurt Auto show.

Ferrari 458 Speciale

Ferrari 458 Speciale: Performance

The new member of the Prancing Horse range is equipped with a naturally aspirated V8 ever (605 cv) engine. Ferrari engineers claim it is the most powerful powertrain with the highest specific output of 135 cv/l. The super vehicle accelerates from 0-62 mph (0 to 100 km/h) in a 3 seconds. The 458 Speciale hits the 0-200 km/h time in 9.1 seconds.

Ferrari 458 Speciale: Design

The special Ferrari car was designed to fit aerodynamic requirements. It is based on the Ferrari 458 Italia. but many of its exterior elements had been changed in order to reduce weight. Ferrari 458 Speciale features a number of innovative technological decisions. Amongst them are Side Slip angle Control system. The car wears special Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 tyres.
The cabin features a racing-inspired design. The sports spirit of the cat is accentuated by fluidly shaped door panels, carbon-fibre and aluminium elements.

Ferrari 458 Speciale: Technical specification

Engine

  • Type V8 – 90°
  • Total displacement 4495 cm3
  • Max. power output 605 cv at 9000 rpm
  • Max. torque 540 Nm at 6000 rpm
  • Weight
  • Dry weight 1290 kg
  • Weight/power ratio 2.13 kg/cv

Dimensions

  • Length 4571 mm
  • Width 1951 mm
  • Height 1203 mm
  • Wheelbase 2650 mm
  • Front track 1679 mm
  • Rear track 1632 mm
  • Dry weight 1290 kg
  • Kerb weight 1395 kg
  • Weight distribution 42% front, 58% rear
  • Weight/power ratio 2.13 kg/cv
  • Tyres and wheels
  • Front 245/35 ZR20 9”
  • Rear 305/30 ZR20 11”

Performance

  • Maximum speed 325 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h 3.0 sec
  • 0-200 km/h 9.1 sec
  • 0-400 m 10.7 sec
  • 0-1000 m 19.4 sec

 

Image credits: Georg Schwalbach (GS1311), nico.schmitt, Automotive Rhythms

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione by Mansory

A revolutionary tuning and design package has been developed by the tuner Mansory for the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. The Mansory F12 Berlinetta was presented at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show. A couple of year ago the tuner developed a thrilling conversions of Ferrari 599 and Ferrari 612. The latest GT car tuning program gives more power and aggressive beauty to the Ferrari vehicle.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione: Design

The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione by Mansory features an extensive use of carbon fiber. The dramatic look of the car is accentuated by rims measuring 21 at the front and 22 at the rear. Mansory fitted the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta with a redesigned side skirts and rear bumper.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione: Performance

The brutal power of the tuned Ferrari comes from a twin-turbo 6.3-liter V12 engine. The powertrain produces 1,200 hp and 656lb ft of torque. Compared to the new Mansory creation, the current F12 Berlinetta boasts 730hp and 509lb ft. The tuned car accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds and reaches a top speed at 230 mph (370 kmh).

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione: Prices

The F12 Berlinetta Revoluzione has a price tag of 1.7 million U.S. dollars (1.3 million euros). It is four times more expensive than the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta .

 

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Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina

The Ferrari P4/5 is a one-off model created by Pininfarina`s Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Research Centre for the US car enthusiast and collector James Glickenhaus.
This piece of art is based on the Ferrari Enzo. The Italian car designers combined an unique styling and an extreme performance.

Ferrari by Pininfarina
Image: Derk Photography

The Ferrari P4/5 sport car features more than 200 elements that were developed exclusively. The muscular curves of the one-off Ferrari car accentuate the carbon body. The front is dominated by the single-shell windscreen. The P4/5 by Pininfarina offers an access to the canin through butterfly-wing doors.

The rear features statement wings, as well as drop-shaped transparent rear window that is also an engine cover. The elegant appearance of the Ferrari collectable is completed by bi-xenon headlights, alloy rims, visible aluminium and stainless steel elements.

The supercars collector James Glickenhaus is planning to presented two Ferraris of his collection – Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina and the Ferrari P4/5 Competizione during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Glickenhaus purchased a second, racing version of his unique Ferrari – the P4/5 Competizione. It was inspired by a Ferrari F430 Scuderia.

Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina Technical specifications

Engine

Naturally aspirated petrol
V 12 in 65° vee
Capacity: 6 litre
5999 cc
(366.081 cu in)
Bore × Stroke
92 × 75.2 mm
3.62 × 2.96 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.22
Valve gear DOHC
4 valves per cylinder
48 Total valves

Performance

Maximum power output 659 PS (650 bhp) (484.7 kW)
at 7800 rpm
Specific output 108.4 bhp/litre
1.78 bhp/cu in
Maximum torque 657 Nm (485 ft·lb) (67 kgm)
at 5500 rpm
Specific torque 109.52 Nm/litre
1.32 ft·lb/cu3
Compression ratio 11.2:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME7 fuel inj.
Maximum RPM 8200 rpm

Acceleration:   0-100km/h 3.55 s
Maximum speed 362 km/h (225 mph)

DMC Ferrari 458 Italia Spyder Elegante

The German aftermarket company DMC Exotic Car Tuning has developed an unique design program DMC Ferrari 458 Italia Spider “Elegante”.

DMC Ferrari 458 Italia Spyder Elegante

DMC Ferrari 458 Performance Package

The production Ferrari 458 Italia generates 570 PS. The DMC tuners developed a performance package that helps the Italian supercar to pump out 608 PS and 568 Nm of torque. The extra power comes from a remapped engine management system, optimised ignition, new injection, and DMC Stainless Steel Exhaust.

DMC Ferrari 458 Spider Elegante forged rims

The extreme performance of the DMC Ferrari 458 Italia Spider “Elegante” has been also achieved by a set of forged rims and sport springs which improve the handling. The Ferrari 458 Italia Spyder if fitted with lightweight 3 piece 21″ at the front and 22″ at the rear. The wheels are available in Virgin Gold or any other custom colour.

The car sits on Pirelli Sport Tyres measuring of 255/30 and 335/25.

DMC Ferrari 458 Italia Spyder Elegante design

The conversion catches the eye with an aggressive but elegant appearance. The front hood looks completely different, the extended side skirts feature a pair of diffuser plates. The trunk is fitted with a blade wing. The aerodynamic package is designed to improve the overall road stability. It also includes a bold lip splitter, carbon fiber mirrors, front wings, rear diffusers and fog light.

Inside, the DMC Ferrari 458 Italia Spider “Elegante” is wrapped in fine leathers, accentuated by carbon finer elements, as well as remodeled steering wheel.

DMC Exotic Car Tuning has recently developed another Ferrari conversion – a DMC F12 Ferrari.

Ferrari 458 Italia by Autodynamica tuner

The aftermarket company Autodynamica has developed a special performance for one of the most desirable sports cars – the Ferrari 458 Italia. The Ferrari 458 Italia by Autodynamica tuner features significant exterior upgrades including a new carbon fiber pre-preg add-on front spoiler that enhances the performance of supercar . The redesigned Ferrari features an extensive use of carbon fiber. This hi-tech material offers an exceptional strength and durability while keeping the car weight light.

Ferrari 458 Italia by Autodynamica tuner

The Autodynamica tuner added a rear decklid spoiler to the production Ferrari 458 Italia. It works together with a new rear diffuser package.

Ferrari owners can choose as an option a forged aluminum monoblock VS-110 wheels available in 20 and 21 inches and variety of colours. Autodynamica tuner offers a special performance system which consists of an Akrapovic high flow cats, titanium valved exhaust and carbon fiber exhaust tips.

Ferrari 458 Italia Technical specifications

Power and performance

Engine
Type: V8
Total displacement:  274.5 cu in (4499 cc)
Power: 419 kW (570 CV)
Maximum torque: 398 lbs/ft (540 Nm) @ 6000 rpm
Specific power output: 127 CV/l
Compression ratio: 12.5:1

Performance data
Top speed: 202 mph (325 km/h)
Acceleration: 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) 3.4 s

Ferrari F430 DMC Carbonio

The iconic Ferrari F430 has inspired the German tuners DMC to create a special Carbonio package. The new generation V8-engined Berlinetta now looks astonishing with a cutting-edge carbon-fiber kit. The ultra light-weight hood for the F430 Coupe and the Spyder is available in matte carbon.
Ferrari F430 DMC Carbonio

Ferrari F430 DMC Carbonio package

  • Carbon Fiber Front Bumper
  • Front Sword
  • Side Skirt
  • Rear Bumper
  • Rear Grill
  • Rear Diffuser
  • Carbon Fiber Door Sills for the F430 Coupe or Spyder
  • Carbon Fiber Side Mirrors
  • Carbon Fiber Engine Panels
  • Carbon Fiber Rear DeckFerrari F430 DMC Carbonio interior

The Ferrari F430 technical data

Type 2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors 2
Dimensions( mm inches )

  • Wheelbase 2600 102.4
  • Track/tread (front) 1669 65.7
  • Track/tread (rear) 1616 63.6
  • Length 4512 177.6
  • Width 1923 75.7
  • Height 1214 47.8
  • Ground clearance
  • length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
  • Kerb weight 1450 kg 3197 lb
  • Weight distribution 43.00 % front

Fuel tank capacity 95 litres 20.9 UK Gal 25.1 US Gal
Engine
Type naturally aspirated petrol
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.3 litre
Bore × Stroke 92 × 81 mm
3.62 × 3.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear DOHC
4 valves per cylinder
32 Total valves
Maximum output 489.7 PS (483 bhp) (360.2 kW)
at 8500 rpm
Specific output 112.1 bhp/litre
1.84 bhp/cu in
Maximum torque 465 Nm (343 ft•lb) (47.4 kgm)
at 5250 rpm
Specific torque 107.94 Nm/litre
1.3 ft•lb/cu3
compression ratio 11.3:1
Performance

  • Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
  • Acceleration 0-60mph
  • Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.00 s
  • Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)Top speed 315 km/h (196 mph)
  • Power-to-weight ratio 333.1 bhp/ton

Chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive
Tyres

  • Front 225/35 ZR 19
  • Rear 285/35 ZR 19

Gearbox 6 speed manual

Ferrari F12 Mansory Stallone

The Prancing Horse conversions are the most thrilling in the aftermarket industry and the Ferrari F12 Mansory Stallone is one of them. Three months after the official debut of the Mansory Stallone supercar at Geneva Motor Show, car enthusiasts are able to admire a new version based on the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. The special kit for the Italian supercar combines sportiness and comfort. It is made out of light carbon bodywork.

Ferrary F12 Mansory Stalone

The tuning program consists of a redesigned rear end, integrated rear diffuser, and rear wing as well as completely changed front clip and hood to the side skirts. Mansory specialists have developed a new bonnet, down force-generating front spoiler with tailor-made air intakes.

Ferrari F12 Mansory Stallone rear view

Mansory experts added more power to the car. The 6.0-liter V12 powertrain of the Ferrari F12 Mansory Stallone is fitted with a tweaked ECU and sports exhaust with a stainless steel muffler. Compared to the production model, the makeovered supercar gets 35 hp more.

The Ferrari F12 Mansory Stallone wears a pair of striking lightweight aluminum wheels measuring 21 inches at the front and 22 in at the back. The rims have been specifically designed for this model. They accentuated the masculine appearance of this Ferrari conversion. The use of aluminium alloys significantly improves the acceleration, the braking distance, and the handling.

The interior is shinning with its bespoke combination of a red and black fine leather. The exclusive ambiance is completed by bespoke visible carbon fibre applications. Another interior highlights of the Mansory Stallone Ferrari F12 is illuminated door sill trim and ergonomically-styled sport steering wheel.

Ferrari F12 Mansory Stallone interior