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Ferrari just rolled out a short teaser video announcing the dawning of "a new era of extreme V-12 cars." Speculation around the 'Net indicates that the Italian automaker will be pulling the wraps off of the successor to its 599 grand tourer: the F620 GT.
Expect the new vehicle to carry its V-12 engine--possibly sourced from or based on the V-12 that powers the Ferrari FF shooting brake--up front and under an elongated hood. Like the 599 it aims to replace, the new model will probably also send its power exclusively to the rear-axle. And if this … Read more
Ferrari mostly sat silent while the coveted Nurburgring Nordschleife lap record bounced between Porsche, Nissan, and Dodge for the last few rounds. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, the Italian Stallion threw down the gauntlet with an impressive lap in the ultra-hot, 700-horsepower Ferrari 599XX, the first production car to lap the famous Green Hell in under seven minutes.
Stopping the clock at 6 minutes, 58.16 seconds, the 599XX is sickeningly fast. However, unlike the 911s, GT-Rs, and Vipers that have just had their collective worlds crushed, the 599XX isn't exactly street legal. This raises some interesting questions about … Read more
Ferrari has a history for making limited edition vehicles and the history continues with the new 599XX. And this 599XX is EXTREMELY limited - reportedly only 20 or so will be available for purchase. It appears to be designed specifically for racing purposes with its F1-oriented design. And while the 599 has debuted in previous venues, here it is for your viewing pleasure straight outta the North American International Auto Show held just a month ago in Detroit. With its limited release, I'm going to make this blog limited as well and let the video here examine and explain … Read more