The legendary Italian carmaker, Ferrari has stormed officially into the Indian auto market on May 26 this year with its 599 GTB Fiorano. The company famous for its racing cars has been ruling the sports car market globally with its high performing cars. With Ferrari’s showroom inaugurated in New Delhi, the Italian auto major has sent clear intensions to rivals that the company is taking the business seriously in this part of the world.
The all new Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano has 599 denoting the displacement of the V12 engine divided by 10 and GTB signifies Gran Turismo Berlinetta, as a tribute to famous Ferrari Berlinattas ever produced. For majority of car enthusiasts Ferrari synonyms with speed and this 599 GTB Fiorano is no exception carrying the flag of pace to next level. Apart from the mesmerizing design, this sporting sensation boasts of classic interiors and power packed engine. Beautiful aerodynamic style immaculately blends with the large 20 inch alloy wheels enchanting the vehicle with show stealer looks. Being one of the fastest cars to catch, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is blessed with high end security features to ensure that its occupants are safe and secure.
The agile Fiorano is crossing swords with Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago and Koenigsegg Agera.
Engine, Specifications & Performance
Under the sloping hood of 599 GTB Fiorano lies 6.0 L V12 cylinders peppy engine with double overhead cam (DOHC) cam shaft squeezing a maximum power of 611 bhp at 7600 rpm and exceptional torque of 448 ft-lbs. at 5600 rpm. The transmission comes in two options; these include a traditional manual transmission or Ferrari’s “F1 superfast” six speed.
Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in scary 3.7 seconds with a top speed of 330 kmph. The superior suspension system comprise of magnetorheological damping control along with smooth shifting of gears the car offers high performance.
Smooth surfaces with terrific aerodynamic style embrace Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano with alluring appearance. Ovular headlamps with elegant front grill and excellent swoops over the body of the vehicle, enhancing the head turning look of the sporty coupe. Various spaces for better aerodynamics and adorable star shaped 20 inch alloy wheels add to the swashbuckling image of 599 GTB. The raising roofline perfectly joins the rear end with no traces of blending.
Step in and you would notice that Ferrari not only offers iconic style and power but also opulent interiors. The sporty seats in the two seater coupe are 12 way power adjustable including lumbar support and height alteration. Quality of materials inside is top notch and leaves a pampering effect on the occupants. Everything showcases sporty roots right from the dashboard, seats, gear knob, steering column to the accelerator and brakes. The bucket seats and floor has synthetic suede lining and the rest of the cockpit has Alcantara all over.
Comfort and Convenience
The Italian sports car manufacturer has endowed good amount of comfort and convenient features which include dual zone climate control, boot light, leather trim on center console, dash and doors, leather steering wheels, front floor mats, front reading lights and electro-chromatic inside rearview mirror. Other gizmos comprise of clock, Tachometer, Trip computer, external temperature display, low fuel level warning system, radio antenna, Becker premium brand stereo system with 8 speakers, AM/FM in-dash single CD player, CD-controller with CD/MP3 Playback stereo, Radio data system and 3-memorized seats.
All new Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is bestowed with enough of active and passive safety features to assure complete protection inside the coupe. Airbags for front and side, fog lamp, parking sensors and traction control are the passive safety features while antilock brake system, electronic brake force distribution feature and electronic stability program form the active safety part of the car.
The zippy vehicle delivers impressive mileage of 4.5 kmpl in city and 6.5 kmpl on highways.
Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is tagged in the price bracket of Rs 3.57 crore (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The speedy vehicle backs out on certain aspects. These comprise of its steering wheel which feels ultra light at high speeds. While on tight cornering, the steering requires more hand movement than your expectation. Low fuel efficiency is another set back of this speedy vehicle.
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