Ferrari has entered with the most powerful road car V12 engine, the 2006 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano. Amedeo Felisa, Ferrari's Vice General Manager, launched a new sports car models at the Detroit Motor Show on January 9, 2006 paving the track to challenge for the competitors. Fiorano has made his debut in Geneval Motor Show in February 28.2006. Then, in October 2006, this car is exotic funny family of Ferrari won the 'XIV L'Automobile Piu Bella del Mondo (The World Most Beautiful Automobile) award in the category' Sports car 'at the Arena Civica in Milan, Italy.
Fiorano, the new ship models that replace the 575M Maranello, is a two-seater sports car. Ferrari 599 5999cc displacement derives its name from its V12 engine. The GTB stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta, the most famous Berlinetta Ferrari ever made.
Fiorano chassis looks more like a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, a four-seat coupe from Ferrari Fastback, however, Fiorano has a shorter wheelbase. Also, front midship arrangement is very similar to the 612 Fiorano and with rear transaxle arrangement, he was able to get a 47/53 front / rear weight distribution.
The bodywork of Fiorano is a new concept from Pininfarina, designer of the Fiorano. Pininfarina, who had designed the Ferrari Daytona in the 1970s, is equipped with many details before the design of the 599 GTB Fiorano. This all-aluminum sports car built by engineering comes from the Formula One (F1) and the focus of all major objectives such as security, performance and comfort.
Many of the modifications made at Fiorano in a machine to fit in the engine bay. Machines most poweful Enzo-sourced V12 engine from Ferrari is powered with 6-speed manual transmission along with the traditional 6-speed sequentail mannual gearbox, also called superfast F1. MagneRide active suspension system is another important feature which contributes to a smooth driving experience for sporty vehicles. New traction control system, called F1-Trac, introduced at Fiorano after the inspiration derived from the F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher.
Fly prop C-pillars and ducting aerodynamics on the bonnet and front wings are the most interesting feature of this car is sporty. The pillars C directs airflow over the spoiler lip is provided on the rear decklid and thus ensure a higher stability when driving in adverse conditions.
In a short time, Fiorano has conquered the hearts of fans and sporty cars outside. This is the first Ferrari that will appear in the Gran Turismo series of videogames, it is also the first European car featured as the cover car on the game Gran Turismo.