Marchettino had the chance to catch two of the most impressive Ferraris in video as they were pitted up against each other, but not in your typical 0-60 mph fashion. These two supercars were battling it out to determine whose engine sounded better. Don’t worry though, you’ll still see some racing action.

IN the video, a white Ferrari 599 GTO and a red Ferrari 458 Italia are shown revving their engines, then accelerating and downshifting on the track!

The Ferrari 599 GTO is powered by a V12 engine delivering a total of 670 HP at 8250 rpm with a maximum torque of 620 Nm at 6500 rpm. It rockets the car from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.35 seconds, while top speed goes up to 208 mph. The Ferrari 458 Italia gets a 4.5 Liter V8 engine equipped with the traditional Ferrari flat crankshaft that produces 570 HP at a rather high 9000 RPM.

Which of the two engines do you think sounds better? Watch the video and decide for yourself!

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What do you think?
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13 comments:

  (448) posted on 07.22.2011

That was true innovation! Like what we’ve been discussing here, I would say that Italia has gone too far and ready to face all challenges.

  (460) posted on 07.13.2011

Now, I truly believe that GTO has something to prove at the end of the race. Well, maybe because of its aggressiveness or eagerness to win. The car has put a lot of determination on this video. And I salute both Ferrari for being such a good sport.

  (580) posted on 06.30.2011

Wow! The speed performance of these two cars seems to be powerful! I really like these both cars for their engine are quite reliable!

  (276) posted on 06.30.2011

Well, I guess with the awesome look and performance of this car, for sure no one will not mistakenly call it on its anagram named- Goat! BTW, I wonder if we can still see an aftermarket version of this car since its already sold out for next 3 years.

  (528) posted on 06.23.2011

Well, that one is a pretty interesting contest. I would say that both cars really do sound great, and it’s quite hard to choose between them, but I would probably still go with the Italia.

  (596) posted on 06.22.2011

@Tart Mendez actually, that one is a bit incorrect. Both cars actually have their own successors lined up in the development stage, though we probably need to wait a few months before we got a few glimpses of those.

  (474) posted on 06.22.2011

Even the Ferrari 599 GTO is powered by a V12 engine that delivers a total of 670 HP at 8250 rpm with a maximum torque of 620 Nm at 6500 rpm, I think my favorite 458 Italia sounds better than anything else.

  (359) posted on 06.21.2011

Hahaha! It seems that Ferrari is now finally joining in on the match-up craze. But I would say that they have actually made a pretty good choice for this video.

  (331) posted on 06.21.2011

hmm. I don’t if the rumor were true that the 599 would be the successor of the Italia? BTW, it doesn’t matter to me on who win the race for I love the performance of these two cars. Good job for the Ferrari!

  (541) posted on 06.21.2011

Does it mean that the GTO wins the race? hmm. Well, the sound of these cars don’t have any problem with me. I really hate silent car for t gives me thought if the engine is still working or not and i think its too dangerous.

  (9) posted on 06.19.2011

Out of the new cars ferrari has put out i have to say the 599 GTO and the 458 Italia are the best ones so far

  (52) posted on 06.19.2011

Their performance data isn’t so far away either...

  (7) posted on 06.18.2011

No comparison, 599 is in a league all it’s own! Although the 458 doesn’t sound too shabby.

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