Novitec Rosso , the same tuning firm that brought us the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Race 606 Carbon Ferrari California , debuted its latest Maranello Monster at the Geneva Auto Show. We’ve been hearing the rumors for a couple of weeks and it’s actually true that they have created a more insane version of the 599 GTO . This car is the ultimate Ferrari of the moment – there is no supercar level (Enzo) model available and if you want the very best that a prancing horse can deliver, then the 599 GTO will have to suffice. Luckily, there are enough crazy rich guys out there for a company like Novitec Rosso to exist and be able to bring us Ferrari GTOs with almost 900hp!
Not much was done to the exterior of the Ferrari in terms of aerodynamics, but the makeover provided for the engine more than makes up for whatever they did do on the outside. Still, Ferrari lore is not lost on the tuners at Novitec Rosso and their paintjob brings back a storied car of Ferrari’s history . The thing that tends to happen with tuning firms is that the original character of the car and the manufacturer are replaced with flashy wheels and oversized wings. Novitec has managed to restrain themselves and respect the 599 for what it is while still getting more power out of the mighty V12. Anything else done to the vehicle is just icing on the cake.
UPDATE 03/02/2011: This review has been updated with the Novitec Rosso Ferrari 599 GTO’s full specs.
UPDATE 04/03/11: Novitec Rosso has released a walk-around video of their tuned up Ferrari 599 GTO. Words are great and all, but it doesn’t beat watching the a run-around of the car’s exterior and interior.
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