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Exclusive refinement for the new Ferrari FF: NOVITEC ROSSO, global leader in tuning for the sports cars from Maranello, offers extensive upgrades for the first all-wheel-drive Grand Tourismo from the Italian manufactory. The sophisticated program comprises strikingly styled and aerodynamically efficient carbon-fiber bodywork components. But that’s not all: Ultra-light forged wheels with diameters of 21 and 22 inches are also part of the portfolio as is a performance kit that boosts power output of the V12 engine by 42 hp / 30.9 kW, various versions of high-performance exhaust systems and custom interior options.
More striking visually and even more aerodynamically efficient: The NOVITEC ROSSO bodywork components fine-tuned in the wind tunnel are made from lightweight yet high-strength carbon fiber and lend the four-seater an even more dynamic appearance.
The front spoiler lip for the production bumper gives the Ferrari FF an even lower stance and reduces lift on the front axle. To achieve an optimal aerodynamic balance NOVITEC ROSSO equips the rear section with a combination of roof and rear spoiler plus a diffuser. The rear end is further modified with an add-on component for the production fascia and carbon-fiber surrounds for the black NOVITEC ROSSO taillights. NOVITEC ROSSO also offers the matching black side markers and LED rear fog lamps.
Thanks to the NOVITEC ROSSO side skirts and carbon-fiber trim for the exterior mirrors the Ferrari looks even sportier when viewed from the side. Carbon-fiber roof cladding and a carbon-fiber radiator grille add even more racing-flair highlights.
Another specialty for the Ferrari FF distinctive to NOVITEC ROSSO is the ensemble of black taillights, side markers and LED rear fog lamps.
The NOVITEC ROSSO suspension engineers have developed custom-tailored, particularly lightweight forged wheels specifically for the Ferrari FF. The NF4 wheel design with five delicate double spokes is mounted on the all-wheel-drive car in a staggered combination with 21-inch diameter in front and 22 inches on the rear axle to further emphasize the wedge-shaped appearance.
The size 9Jx21 wheels on the front axle weigh just 9.9 kilos and are mounted with Pirelli PZero high-performance tires in size 255/30 ZR 21. The size 12Jx22 rear wheels weigh in at just 13.5 kilos. Mounted with size 315/25 ZR 22 tires they provide optimal traction and thanks to the reduced unsprung weight deliver sporty, safe handling. Also contributing to this effect is the further lowered center of gravity resulting from the installation of the NOVITEC ROSSO sport springs.
All this makes the Ferrari FF perfectly suited for even more power: The NOVITEC ROSSO engine specialists have developed a performance kit that boosts power output of the 6.3-liter 12-cylinder four-valve engine by an extra 42 hp / 30.9 kW.
The conversion consists of newly calibrated engine electronics and a complete NOVITEC ROSSO stainless-steel high-performance exhaust system. The exhaust is also available in a version that features a butterfly valve actuated from the steering wheel. In combination with the quad sport exhaust the custom-programmed mapping for ignition and injection plus a new higher redline speed of 8,200 rpm result in a performance boost to 702 hp / 516.6 kW at 8,200 rpm.
After the conversion the V12 delivers even crisper throttle response and further improved road performance. The higher engine cut-off speed permits a new top speed of 340 km/h, five km/h faster than the production car.
For even quicker and more precise gear shifts NOVITEC ROSSO offers longer carbon-fiber shift paddles to operate the seven speeds of the dual-clutch transmission of the Ferrari FF.
NOVITEC ROSSO also offers a maximum level of individuality for the four-seat interior. The program provides countless options from carbon-fiber scuff plates to fully custom leather and Alcantara interiors perfectly finished down to the last detail in any desired color and upholstery design.
As spring already shows its best at many places, Ferrari´s latest convertible, the 458 Italia Spider, doesn´t want to be inferior. Also Wheelsandmore reveals his sunny disposition and completes their 458-program with finest carbon elements entitled “Perfetto”.
So far the luxury tuner limited all programs in producing handmade forged wheels, exhausts, performance enhancements and suspension components. Now Wheelsandmore offers an armada of perfectly fitting and weight reducing carbon components for the Ferrari 458 Italia.
For the exterior the German cartuner provides only 100% full carbon fibre parts as rear diffusor, fuel cap, rear fog lamp frames, mirrors and spoiler fins. The interior, trunk and engine compartment is refined with side panels, a custom-fit trunk tray and a final panel for the rear window trim. Even the wheelhousings and the entire under-floor can be refined by replacing the autoclave produced high-performance carbon-fibre components with a matte finish. Using all elements of the „Perfetto program“ will reduce the vehicle´s weight around 30 kgs.
Even with the previously offered, maximum power increasement up to 621hp, the company now offers a newly developed Carbonairbox. Many years of knowledge from the racing and motor sport gained in the realization of the larger and throughput-optimized box, which results in the new performance stage III and a significant power increase in the amount of additional 26 hp / 19 nm up to a final 647hp / 635 nm of output. This increasement is achieved by installation of manifolds, valve-controlled exhaust system, a software upgrade and the described carbon-airbox.
The „Perfetto“ creation is completed due customizable forged rims of the type 6Sporz², which are finished sizing 9.0×21″ with 245/30/21″ tires on the front and 12.5×21″ with 345/25/21“ Hankook S1Evo tires at the rear axle.
This year marks the 20th anniversary for Ferrari in China since the first Ferrari, a 348 TS, was ordered in Beijing. To celebrate this historical milestone, in a few weeks time Ferrari will inaugurate its first ever permanent brand exhibition outside of Maranello at the Italia Center of Shanghai World Expo Park. Covering 900 square metres the Ferrari Exhibition will last for three years and will feature some of the best collections from the Maranello Museum divided into five topics, including Ferrari in China, Green Technology, Product, Design and Racing.
Along with current and past Ferrari models, visitors will gain first-hand experience with a rich selection of images and videos made especially for this exhibition.
Another important element for the 20th anniversary celebration is the introduction of the 458 Italia special edition of only 20 cars dedicated exclusively to the China market. The car’s livery is characterised by unique Chinese elements and is finished in a brand new colour called Marco Polo Red specially developed for this exclusive car which will be presented at the inauguration of the Ferrari Exhibition at the Shanghai Expo Park’s Italian Center.
The inspiration behind the livery came from the longma theme which is an old Chinese idiom which means “the vigor and spirit of the legendary dragon-horse”. Dragon is a symbol of Chinese culture, standing for courage, passion and success, whilst Ferrari’s prancing horse logo is one of the most recognised symbols in the world representing Italian cultural identity and its unrivalled achievements in the design and engineering fields.
The 458 Italia is a very high performing and exclusive 8 cylinder mid-rear engined car which has won over 35 awards all around the world. The 458 Italia mixes very innovative technology with exclusivity and design and it perfectly encapsulates the passion and vitality of the longma spirit.
The most eye-catching element of the car’s exterior is the golden dragon on the front bonnet, which is offset by gold and black livery stripes symbolising a racing track. The image of the soaring dragon and the prancing horse on the front bonnet complement each other perfectly, and are the finishing touch to the car’s overall design. The symbols reflect both Chinese culture as well as Ferrari’s constant innovation.
This unique design is enhanced by gold finish to the rims and the aeroelastic winglets. The interior also reflects the unique longma spirit and the celebration of Chinese culture with gold embroidery on the car’s head rests, while the engine start button on each of the 20 cars is inscribed with the simplified Chinese characters for ‘start’, and a ‘20th Anniversary Special Edition’ plaque is set into the dash.
No matter how noble racer take her under her wing at Anderson Germany you can be sure that at the end of a striking super sports argument comes out. So also in the case of this Ferrari 599 GTB.
The house is already a child of poor parents: his six-liter V12 engine delivers 620 horsepower and front sends the production car already 608 Newton meters to the rear wheels. Sounds impressive? Not for the Anderson-boys! The help the 599 by software optimization and complete exhaust system too heavily insane 674 hp. Ferrari took the production car to 3.7 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h is missing, now only a suitable piece of asphalt highway with twenty percent slope, in order to press it below the magic 3.0 mark his acceleration. That the terminal velocity of the pimped-Racers Maranello 300 km / h mark breaks through with a looseness that is reminiscent of the filling of the legendary milk cuts, sees itself almost by itself
The look is clearly beneficial to the complete repainting of the Italian beauty in “Black Diamond Metallic Anderson Germany” that gets administered by delicate bright red racing stripes in a successful contrast ratio. In the same color, the choir also agree with one wheel: the fine three-piece suits are painted black and equipped with a red border. The dimensions are typical Anderson exquisite: the front wheels in the precious 9×21 inch decorate 245/30-21er rollers, while they measure on the drive axle whopping 12x21Zoll and are covered with rubber giant size 345/25-21.