Replacing the 575 Maranello was always going to be a hard job for Ferrari, but when they launched the 599 GTB in 2006, they got it just right.
The big 2 seat grand tourer is styled by Pininfirina and looks fabulous. The big bonnet hides the 6.0 V12 that is based on the engine that is in the Enzo. The engine is sat right back in the bay, helping give the car a rearward weight bias. This is a design that Ferrari use with their front engined cars, it helps them feel and drive much more like a mid engined car.
The V12 produces 611bhp @ 7600rpm and 448 lb/ft @5600rpm. This is enough to propel 2 occupants and a few overnight bags to 60mph in only 3.5 seconds, and onto a top speed of 205mph.
The F1 gearbox is a joy to use, offering near instant upshifts from the steering column mounted paddles. It blips the throttle itself on the downshifts to match the engine speed, helping the V12 howl.
The car is stopped by huge carbon disks which do an amazing job, they haul the big car down from 100mph to standstill in less than 300ft.
Prior to offering for sale, all cars are subject to the AMARI Inspection, a stringent 170 point investigation of the car cosmetically, electrically and mechanically.
Our resident master technicians attend to all issues prior to offering the car for sale, using the very latest and best diagnostic equipment, state of the art tools and methods.
Our highly qualified master technicians can carry out servicing on all road cars, from the standard family hatch back to the latest Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin... We are the only independent dealer with full Ferrari SDX Diagnostics and the Lamborghini LARAS Diagnostics systems.
Our fully equipped workshop enables us to attend to any electrical, and mechanical issues, from intricate electrical repairs and renewals, to brake disc Skimming and air conditioning recharging.
Before collection all cars go through our exhaustive detailing process (can take up to three days) using only the worlds finest Swissvax products, carried out by our professional certified Swissvax trained technicians, covering every aspect of the car inside and out.
Collection and delivery throughout the UK can be offered through the most reputable manufacturer championed company who use only the very latest covered car transporters with extensive experience of transporting cars across the world.
Vehicles are supplied with a three month warranty *Exclusions Apply.
We offer part exchange and finance facility on most cars.
AMARI Lifestyle Limited T/As AMARI SuperCars is authorised & Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (663066)
Wyder Court, Millennium City Park
Preston, PR2 5BW, Lancashire
Dec 15, 2015