The Maranello-based super sports car manufacturer Ferrari has officially unwrapped its latest performance-oriented creation – the Ferrari 599 GTO. Overtaking immediately the 1st place at the brand's fastest ever road car chart, the new 599 GTO is developed on the basis on the remarkable Ferrari 599XX. Typically in Ferrari style, the new ride will be manufactured in limited edition – only 599 units worldwide.

Scheduled for public unveil at the forthcoming Auto China 2010(April 25 -May 2), the spicy Maranello vehicle marks the company's technological apex. Its output figures top 670 horsepower (500 kW) at 8250 revs and 620 Nm (457 lbs/ft) at 6500 rpm. Thanks to these amazing values delivered by the 5999 cc 65-degree V12 power unit and backed by a stunning dry weight of 1495 kg, the 599 GTO is capable to sprint from standstill to 100 km/h in 3.35 seconds before reaching a V-max of over 335 km/h.

Besides its enormous power rates, the new Ferrari addition also benefits from long list of new and innovative features highlighting revised carbon-ceramic brake unit, brand-new wheel doughnuts for better aerodynamic efficiency and brake cooling, Supersport tyres specifically designed by Michelin and Virtual Race Engineer (VRE) interface, which provides the driver with instantaneous info on performance.

The price tag of the Ferrari 599 GTO is expected to be around $460,000.

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Ferrari 599 GTO Technical Specifications List:

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Length 4710 mm (185.4 in)
Width 1962 mm (77.2 in)
Height 1326 mm (52.2 in)
Wheelbase 2750 mm (108.3 in)
Front track 1701 mm (67.0 in)
Rear track 1618 mm (63.7 in)
Dry weight* 1495 kg (3296 lbs)
Kerb weight* 1605 kg (3538 lbs)
Weight distribution 47% front – 53% rear
Fuel tank capacity 105 litres (27.7 USgal/23.1 UK/gal)
Boot volume 320 litres (11.3 cu ft)


ENGINE

Type V12 – 65°
Bore & stroke 92 x 75.2 mm (3.62 x 2.96 in)
Unitary displacement 499.9 cc (30.51 cu in)
Total displacement 5999 cc (366.08 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.2:1
Maximum power 500 kW (670 CV) at 8250 rpm
Maximum torque 620 Nm (457 lbs/ft) at 6500 rpm


GEARBOX

F1 6–speed + reverse

SUSPENSION

SCM2 – Magnetorheological Supension Control

TYRES

Front 285/30 ZR20''
Rear 315/35 ZR20''


CARBON-CERAMIC BRAKES

Front 398 x 38 mm (15.7 x 1.5 in)
Rear 360 x 32 mm (14.2 x 1.3 in)


ELECTRONIC CONTROLS

CST with F1-Trac Traction and stability control
TPTMS Tyrepressure and temperature monitoring system


PERFORMANCE

Maximum speed over 335 km/h (over 208 mph)
0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) 3.35 sec


FUEL CONSUMPTION

Combined cycle - 17.5 l/100 km

CO2 EMISSIONS

Combined cycle - 411 g/km