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Novitec Rosso has taken Ferrari‘s front-engine California and outfitted it with a supercharged powerplant that brings performance to 606-hp (from 460-hp) and 444 ft-lbs of torque (from 357 ft-lbs) out of the 4.3L V8. The supercharged powerplant will be available from Novitec Rosso for the special Race 606 model and any standard California.
Along with the supercharger is a water-to-air intercooler, a new intake manifold and larger fuel injectors to ensure the 4.3L V8 stays adequately fuel-fed with the additional boost. Novitec then outfits the California with their stainless-steel exhaust system sporting four black-coated tips.
Horsepower wasn’t all that Novitec was after with the Race 606 California, as they took Ferrari’s famed exotic to the wind tunnel in order to develop some efficient and attractive aerodynamic pieces to complement the package. With essential pieces made from lightweight carbon fiber, the aerodynamic package includes front and rear spoilers, rear diffuser, rocker panel blades, side air outlets on the front fenders, mirrors covers, rear molding, hood center piece, radiator grille, and the outer skin on the folding hardtop and taillight surrounds.
For wheels, Novitec has outfitted the California with their three-piece NF3 wheels featuring a matte carbon fiber coating. The setup used on the Race 606 is a staggered set of 21×9 and 22×11.5 matched with Pirelli P-Zero rubber. Lowering the vehicle 1.37-inch is Novitec’s lowering kit which also allows the front end of the vehicle to be raised 1.57-inch to help navigate speed bumps.
Lastly interior upgrades can be specific through Novitec to further customize your California or Race 606 model.
Official press release available after the break.
GALLERY: Novitec Rosso Ferrari California Race 606
With Fiat’s 500 about to hit dealers in North America, we’re about to see an influx of aftermarket tuners producing products for the Italian car and all its many variants.
Novitec, a famed Ferrari tuner, has taken the Italian hatch and added its own twist. Starting with Abarth’s high-performance version, Novitec is offering several different tuning packages that offer horsepower upgrades from 164-hp to 212-hp.
The packages are available for the 1.4L T-Jet 4-cylinder powerplant with their NT4-Corse taking center stage. Priced at close to $4,000 the kit comes complete with a new turbo, air filter and air intake box on the intake side. On the exhaust side, Novitec provides a new exhaust system. For fuel, bigger injectors and a fuel pressure regulator are included. And of course the ECU is upgraded with Novitec’s Powerjet 2 unit. The exhaust system is offered separately for those wanting just that for their Abarth 500.
Suspension upgrades are also available from Novitec from sport springs (that lowers the Abarth 500 approximately 1.37-inches) or full coilovers that come with stiffer shocks. For wheels, Novitec offers 17-inch or 18-inch N10 wheels in either silver polished or matte black finishes. The wheels start at $1,460. Those wanting an extra-aggressive setup, Novitec will accompany an 18×8-inch package for Abarth’s 500.
On the outside, Novitec has also developed a new front lip spoiler made of carbon fiber and the turn signals are tinted in black.
GALLERY: Novitec Abarth 500
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Sure Ferrari claims that a sedan won’t ever be in the works from them, but their 612 Scaglietti is a 2+2-seater. Debuting in 2003, it has never carried the fame of its counterparts, but Ferrari tuner Novitec Rosso hopes to change that, dressing the 612 to impress with some nice aftermarket goodies.
Because a Ferrari alone isn’t enough to pick up three really skinny girls, you’ll need a nice set of wheels too. Novitec has designed custom versions of its popular three-piece NF3 wheels for the 612 Scaglietti. It’s a staggered set of 20-inch up front and 21-inch in the rear, wrapped in 275/30/20 Pirelli P Zero rubber up front while at the rear is a nice and beefy 12.5-inch wide wheel with massive 335/25/21 tires. All that rubber is needed to keep you gripping the asphalt thanks to the addition of a few ponies. Novitec has increased the horsepower to 565 from the factory 540, while torque goes to 450 from 434.
The power increase comes courtesy of a reprogrammed ECU and Novitec Rosso’s stainless-steel exhaust system. The exhaust plays triple duty on the 612 Scaglietti: freeing up air and consequently increasing horsepower, giving the car a more menacing look in the rear and transforming the exhaust note to an even throatier, sportier sound.
It’s worth mentioning that a “black lamps” upgrade is available which comes with four round taillights, reflectors and side markers. On the inside, Novitec Rosso will upgrade the interior in a bespoke fashion for the client. Steering wheel customization is available from thickness to color.
GALLERY: Novitec Rosso Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Official press release available after the jump.