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This image apparently shows Ferrari's successor to the 599, expected to get a 710bhp power output
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24 February 2012

This image is rumoured to show the Ferrari 599 successor, a supercar that is expected to be the most powerful road car in Ferrari’s history, with more than 700bhp on tap.

The latest offering from Maranello is due to be officially unveiled next Wednesday. It has already been partly seen in a couple teaser videos issued by the Italian manufacturer and was also captured in testing spy pictures earlier this year. This new image, which apparently shows a new Ferrari, was first leaked to the GTspirit.com website. Speculation has suggested this image shows a wooden styling model designed to show how the finished car will look.

Precise details of the new 599 are scarce ahead of next week's launch, but it will be powered by the next generation of the direct-injection 6.3-litre V12 used in the FF, an engine based on the original 599/Enzo unit and capable of 850bhp in the FXX Evoluzione.

Reports suggest the 599 replacement will have 710bhp. The current 599 GTB has 612bhp in standard tune. Ferrari’s new flagship will also feature breakthrough structural and detailed engineering design to ensure that it is lighter than the model it replaces.

These weight savings will have to be delivered by Ferrari’s alloy monocoque body and not carbonfibre, which has been the route pursued by Lamborghini and McLaren. Ferrari believes that carbonfibre is not yet suitable for the kind of volume production required for the 599 replacement.

 

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Lesia44 29 February 2012

Re: Ferrari 599 successor leaks out

About 20 minutes ago! Go to http://www.autoblog.it/galleria/ferrari-f12berlinetta/3, it's there.

rosstopher 29 February 2012

Re: Ferrari 599 successor leaks out

What time is this being launched?

Lesia44 28 February 2012

Re: Ferrari 599 successor leaks out

matsoc wrote:

Hi Evo, it was great! Been there a bunch of times but I was missing since 6 years now and my girlfriend never saw NYC and loved it!

I didn't rent any car, I slept in Nolita, great Manhattan neighborhood to stay nowadays, full of new restaurants and bars. I was planning a night in the Hamptons renting a car but there wasn't the time! So just subway, taxi and a Lincoln Town car that brought me back to the Newark Airport.

NYC is a fantastic place and you wouldn't want to drive their because half the fun is being driven round in a big yellow taxi!

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