While some people still try to decide whether or not the new Ferrari F12berlinetta is a beauty or a beast, the most extreme 599 ever built, the 599XX Evolution, laid out its lusciousness on the Suzuka race track. This event marked the first race of the Ferrari Racing Days for the Asia-Pacific region.

As a reminder, the 599XX is an evolution of the original 599. It is powered by a V12 engine that delivers a total of 750 HP at 7000 rpm and 516 lb-ft of torque (an increase of 50 HP over the standard model). The kickass 599 received improved chassis dynamics thanks to an active aerodynamic package integrated with the vehicles’ electronic control systems and the adoption of new Pirelli tires. The new aero package uses an active rear wing that features two flaps, with profiles similar to those used in Formula 1, which rotate electronically to adjust the downforce between the front and rear axles in function of vehicle speed and the maneuver being effected.


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  (1332) posted on 08.30.2012

The performance states that Ferrari is still on top list of manufacturers when it comes to making supercars. Awesome.

  (806) posted on 08.15.2012

The roar of the engine is making a statement that we should not underestimate the performance of Ferrari 599XX Evolution.

  (324) posted on 08.14.2012

Ferrari is known for building powerful cars. It’s no surprise if they have made this kind of amazing racing car. The performance is perfect.

  (474) posted on 05.24.2012

Ferrari knows well about the certain issues of the evolution of cars as well as the uprising demands of the people on the latest technology and safety features. So I’d rather wait on the resulting piece of them. 

  (577) posted on 05.23.2012

The performance is already great, but the appearance is not. 

  (619) posted on 04.19.2012

Its beauty is exotic that’s why we’re confused what to label it. It doesn’t matter anyway, because the performance has captivated me.

  (647) posted on 04.18.2012

The only thing that I didn’t like is its appearance. Its performance is already convincing; it did an exemplary first run.

  (528) posted on 04.16.2012

This is intimidating enough to be called a monster; I mean look at its components! You’ll believe further if you see it run.

  (399) posted on 03.27.2012

LOL! Can we just say that it is the beauty and the beast’s child? Even with its performance, you can mention that it’s a monstrous beauty on the road.

  (449) posted on 03.23.2012

I like how the car performed on the race tracks of Suzuka. If this 599xx should have a facelift and some more enhancements, it will win the heart of the crowd.

  (401) posted on 03.22.2012

There’s no doubt this one’s a beast then! See how ferocious those headlamps are? The engine is truly monstrous too!

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