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 |  Apr 02 2011, 7:41 AM


Anderson Germany continues to show off its tuning prowess, this time putting their expertise towards Ferrari‘s 599 GTB. Dubbed the Fiorano Race Edition, Anderson Germany seems to have paid tribute to Hamann by utilizing Hamann’s 599 body kit and exhaust to outfit the GTB.

On the outside, the Hamann kit gives the 599 a sleek look, while the dark black shade has been contrasted with a matte black racing stripe with red accents. The sinister black and red theme continues onto the 21-inch wheels, sporting a red pinstripe on a black mesh wheel.

Inside, black and red continues throughout with a bit of carbon fiber inserted into the mix. For performance, the 6.0L V12 has a 30-hp increase, up to 650-hp. Anderson Germany only reveals Hamann’s exhaust as the package’s performance modifications, so it’s a little unknown if more was done to the vehicle to get additional power gains.

GALLERY: Anderson Germany Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Race Edition

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 |  Jul 17 2009, 1:17 PM


Earlier this year at the Geneva Auto Show, Ferrari unveiled the HGTE version of the 599 GTB, a more track oriented version of the Italian exotic car makers flagship. This of course means that anyone owning a regular 599 might a well be driving a 575 (the car’s predecessor, for those not up to date on their Ferrari models); how embarrassing.

Normally Ferrari would just make you buy the new model, but now the company is offering the HGTE setup as a Ferrari Genuine Accessories package. The package includes almost all of the HGTE goodies, although so far it’s only available in the U.K.

Models from 2008 or newer can be equipped with the complete Handling, Performance, Exhaust and Aesthetic kits at a price of £19,703 ($32,000). The Handling package includes a 10mm lower suspension with springs that are 17 percent stiffer up front and 15 percent stiffer in the rear, new settings for the magnetorheological shocks in the Sport and Race programs on the Manettino, larger anti-roll bars, lighter 3-piece forged aluminum wheels and stickier tires. The Exhaust and Performance packages are comprised of new mufflers and new ECU programming with better throttle response and faster shift times (just 85ms). As for the aesthetics, they include a new front grille with a special chrome treatment and a brushed finish for the Prancing Horse symbols.

Models from before 2008 can opt for just the Handling, Exhaust and Aesthetic kits at a price of £17,213 ($28,000), and the performance upgrades are also not available for vehicles with manual transmissions.

GALLERY: Ferrari 599 HGTE


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Novitec Rosso 599 Video: Turn up your speakers

808 Horsepower twin-supercharged Ferrari 599

 |  Jan 15 2009, 10:48 AM

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No doubt you’ve heard about Novitec Rosso’s 808hp twin-supercharged 599 GTB, and you’ve probably even seen the photos, but we guarantee you haven’t seen seen it in action or heard the V12 howl – until now.

Thanks two two tiny superchargers the 599′s V-12 engine gets a boost of 188hp for a grand total of 808hp, which is available at a lofty 7800 rpm. Torque also gets a big increase and is rated at 607 ft-lbs at 6300 rpm.

This is goood for a 0-62 mph run of 3.5 seconds says Novitec. Further aceleration is even more impressive, however, with a 0-124 mph time of 9.7 seconds and a top speed of at least 211 mph.

Novitec Rosso engineers have fully re-engineered the flagship prancing horse with a KW suspension that features a hydraulic lift in the front. A new a aggressive aerodynamic kit also helps the 599 stay stable at high speeds while giving it the sort of look it deserves.

With 808hp, getting power to the ground would normally be a big issue, so Novitec decided to put the forced of friction it its side thanks to a new set of Novitec wheels – which measure 21×12-inches in the rear with insanely large 355/25/21 Pirelli tires.

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