Ferrari 612 Scaglietti: the history of names, prices and equipment

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The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, shown at the 2004 Detroit Auto Show, and the successor to Ferrari 456 M in the same year for $250,000, has incorporated the best features of a sports coupe and the spacious four-berlinetta car. Ferrari 612 Scaglietti – two-door coupe with a landing formula 2+2 with a front mid-engine mounted behind the front axle and rear wheel drive (FMR layout), belonging to the class of GTB (Gran Turismo Berlinetta), the distinguishing feature of which is a long hood and smoothly sloping roof. Dimensions Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, mm .: length – 4902 width – 1957, height – 1 344, the wheelbase – 2949 mm. Nearly five-meter car has a turning radius of 6.2 meters. Ground clearance (clearance) from the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti 130 mm. The car was created with the participation of studio Pininfarina, but under the leadership of the American automobile designer Frank Stephenson (Frank Stephenson), repeatedly awarded for his work on cars Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and McLaren. And the name of his famous car shall tinsmith Sergio Scaglietti, created in 50-60 years of the last century in his studio and road racing models of Ferrari in Modena (Italy, the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari) before he came to Maranello, where now there is the headquarters of Ferrari. He, along with Enzo Ferrari was at the very beginning of the company and as a sculptor fashioned of metal’s most beautiful cars. Design Ferrari 612 Scaglietti in the style of Ferrari 375 MM in 1954. One of these cars is the great Roberto Rossellini ordered for his wife – Hollywood superstar Ingrid Bergman. Here it is turned stratagem names and cars in a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, which each celebrity, having attitude toward it, was given for granted. When creating a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti were first used chassis and body made of solid aluminum, which reduced the car’s weight to 1875 kg, and body rigidity increased by 60%. Low center of gravity and excellent weight distribution (46% on the front axle and 54% to the rear) have led to the fact that the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti excellent stability on the road and a good driving dynamics. The first Ferrari car was used to maintain the dynamic stability system (ESP, or CST), and the system of automatic control Traction (Traction Control). Its power is 540 hp and maximum torque of 588 Nm at 5250 ob/min. allow mated to a 6-speed manual or semi-automatic (F1A) transmissions a top speed of over 315 km./h. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/Hr. It takes the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti just 4.2 seconds. But the master of the German tuning company Novitec Rosso decided that this is not enough, and by reconfiguring the ECU (electronic engine control unit) brought power to 555 hp and torque increased by 10 Nm. Fortunately, looks Novitec Rosso Ferrari 612 Scaglietti has not changed much.

Interior Ferrari 612 Scaglietti.

The term Gran Turismo from Italian translates as “great trip”, and Ferrari 612 Scaglietti fully suits him, because this car can comfortably go to any distance. It all starts with easy access to the interior, in which no one will feel cramped. Enough legroom for all passengers, even if they are a big growth. Dual-zone climate control and a Bose sound system have been specially designed for the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. Trim can be ordered upon request. And finally, an unprecedented capacity Ferrari 612 Scaglietti is complemented by 240 liters of luggage compartment, which can hold a set of five brand-name suitcases Ferrari. In 2006, the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti MY06 got a new radio/CD with support for navigation, MP3-player, Bluetooth and a compact device for reading CF- card (compact flash), allows users to store and play up to 4 GB of music. The system is integrated with the new display located in the center console. Also in the standard it has been proposed rear parking sensors. In 2007, in honor of the 60th anniversary of the company Ferrari has released 60 copies of the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti-Sessanta. Limited batch of these vehicles differed from the base model with new alloy wheels and tires in size 245/45 ZR18 and rear 285/40ZR19 (the same as the base model), chrome muffler pipes, the original false radiator grille and a glass roof. The 2011 edition of Ferrari 612 Scaglietti was discontinued and was replaced by Ferrari FF.

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