Carbon ceramic brakes to be made standard on all Ferraris from 2008
6 December 2007

From 2008, Ferrari will be the first manufacturer to offer Brembo carbon ceramic brakes as standard across its whole range.Previously an option on all Ferrari models except the Enzo, which was the first production car fitted with carbon ceramic brakes, the benefits include improved performance, durability and response.You also get improved response time and a weight saving of around 15kg from the car's total weight.Not surprisingly, anybody buying a Prancing Horse wanted it to stop well, and popular demand resulted in the technology being made standard.The announcement was made today at Bologna motor show, where the new Ferrari 430 Scuderia was also displayed. Click the link below to find out all the details of what might just be the best Ferrari ever - carbon ceramic brakes included.

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14 December 2007

I guess anyone with the money to buy one would have had it as an option anyway! Only 15kg? I thought these things were supposed to be super - light!!!!

14 January 2008

I guess anyone with the money to buy one would have had it as an option anyway! Only 15kg? I thought these things were supposed to be super - light!!!!

14 January 2008

Is this news really?

14 January 2008

I would argue that this should be a given when you consider the performance these cars stand for. Looks like Ferrari are the first to realise that performance is not just how fast you get to 60, but also how well you get back to 0.

Well done Ferrari for making these brakes standard. Over to the rest of the performance brigade.

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