Friday, 8 April 2011

Body Kit Special - Ferrari 599tc GTB Fiorano

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The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano was introduced in 2006 as the brands two seat flagship.

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It was Styled by Pininfarina under the direction of Frank Stephenson who lists the new MINI, BMW X5 and McLaren MP4 -12C in his portfolio.

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The 599 GTB is powered by a 612 hp 5999 cc / 366 cui V12 making it the most powerful road car to leave the Ferrari factory.

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However for some that is not enough, so far as I can work out, from the silver body kit this example may have had some tuning by the Dutch Novitec Russo company who offer an 800 hp twin supercharger upgrade.

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The standard 612 hp car will get from rest to 62 mph in 3.7 secs, reach 100 mph in 7.4 seconds

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and 160 mph in 19 seconds.

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Top speed for the standard car is 205 mph.

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Presumably the 'tc' designation on the side of this car indicates this particular vehicle will represent an opportunity to improve on the standard performance figures.

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Looking back, from my seat in the peanut gallery, it is hard to believe anybody would want such a car in any colour except Ferrari Russo, but I guess it takes all sorts.

Hope you have enjoyed today's body kit special edition of 'Gettin' a lil' psycho on tyres' and that you will join me again tomorrow. Don't forget to come back now !


  1. While reading this, I was thinking the same about the color. Rosso is superior. Black looks a bit "redneck."

  2. Hmm a Redneck Ferrari who'd a think it ?

    Might look good with some Budweiser sign writing down the side and a #29 on the doors and roof :-)

  3. Why am I seeing flashes of those Honda Accords and VW Golfs the local punks drive? Decking out a Ferrari with a gaudy body kit?!?! Really?!?

  4. How about a neon light kit to make it glow in the dark?