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Ferrari Moving into Top Gear 10
Posted by Alex Ion in 430 Spider, 599 GTB Fiorano, Ferrari Enzo, Super car news on 08 10th, 2011

Latest reports confirm that Ferrari is planning big. We hear Ferrari will be replacing the 430 Spider and the 599 GTB Fiorano, two of its five core models in two years. They are also planning to launch a sportier variant of its model 458 Italia. Also, for the Ferrari fans, the much-awaited successor of Ferrari Enzo will be launched next year.

sportier version of Ferrari Ferrari Moving into Top Gear

The 430 Spider model will be replaced by the 458 Spider. The model comes with a retractable hard top. Power will be similar to the coupe, provided by a 4.5 liter V8 engine which produces 570 PS (419 kW/562 hp) and a torque of 540 Nm (398 lb-ft). The model will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

The 599 GTB Fiorano will be replaced by an F152. The new car will remain a rear-wheel driven two-seat coupe featuring a 6.3 liter V12 engine with an approximate 700 hp (522 kW/ 710 PS), derived from the model Ferrari FF. The Geneva Motor Show will see this model being unveiled and European sales will be beginning in the summer of 2012.

The limited edition Ferrari Enzo is planned to be launched next year. This will be a carbon fiber-built car powered by a new, naturally aspirated V12 engine along with weight reduction and fuel saving technologies.

Reports also say that 458 Italia model is freshening itself up for 2014 along with 458 Scuderia andCaliforniamodels in 2013.


Ferrari Four Concept Unveiled (Video) 24
Posted by Alex Ion in 458 Italia, 599 GTB Fiorano, Automotive News, california, Concept car news, Ferrari, Four, Super car news, top speed, Videos on 01 24th, 2011

The new Ferrari Four concept has been officially announced and the super car is set for debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The model is said to be the replacement of the 612 Scaglietti and has been styled with combined features from the 458 Italia, California, and 599 GTB Fiorano.

The company will bring this model with a 6.3-liter (6,262 cc) V12 engine that offers an output of 660 PS (485 kW / 651 hp) and 683 Nm (504 lb-ft) of torque. This engine can accelerate the vehicle to achieve a speed of 0-100kmph in just 3.7 seconds. The top speed is claimed to be 335kmph (208mph).

The Ferrari Four concept will feature a double-clutch transmission and combined fuel consumption of 15.4 L/100 km (15.3 mpg US) and CO2 emissions of 360 g/km. It will also come with impressive cargo capacity of 450 liters with the rear seats up and 800 liters with the rear seats down.

The all new advanced Ruote Motrici (4RM) four-wheel drive system will enable the car to deliver optimum performance on all terrains and in all conditions via continuous and intelligent predictive torque distribution to all four wheels.

Watch a video of the car here: