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…It’s Tuner Tuesday: Ferrari 599XX?

Ferrari 599XX

Ferrari’s 599 GTB Fiorano is already a potent pony, so when the Italians decided to put their stallion through the XX program (which was responsible for cars like the Enzo FXX and the FXX Evoluzione) the ears of millionaires around the world definitely perked up.

Ferrari 599XX Side Rear

The end result of Ferrari’s poking, prodding, tuning and trimming is called the 599XX, and it’s the fastest road car they’ve ever produced. (Though calling this a road car is a bit of a stretch.)

Ferrari 599XX Detail

The ‘extreme track car’ bumps power to 700 hp at 9,000 rpm, and uses carbon fiber wherever possible to bring the weight down while increasing aerodynamic downforce. Other neat goodies include F1 style ‘doughnuts’ over the brake discs that improve aerodynamics and brake cooling, carbon fiber brake pads, and a whole host of active aerodynamic components they call the ‘ActiflowT’ system.

Like previous XX cars, the 599XX will be invitation only, so if you don’t already have a few Ferraris parked outside, this won’t be the next addition, but for the select few, Ferrari has created a car that will more than likely defy belief.

[Ferrari 599XX]

…Novitec Rosso makes a mean Ferrari 599?

Novitec Rosso Ferrari 599

Novitec Rosso kept the body modifications to a minimum, but when your bi-kompressor (twin supercharged) Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano makes 808 horsepower and gets to 60 in just 3.5 seconds, you don’t need flashy wings and carbon fiber, because your brake lights will gladly do all the necessary talking.

The exterior of the Ferrari didn’t exactly remain stock however, as an aerodynamic-enhancement kit developed in the wind tunnel keeps the car planted while three-piece, 21-inch wheels, a correspondingly calibrated sports suspension and high-performance brake system do their part to keep the rubber on the road.

Exclusive interior options round out the package, and at just $60,500, it’s practically a steal once you factor in the cost of the car and the price to performance ratio of the upgrade.

[Novitec Rosso]