The new Ferrari GTC4Lusso is Maranello’s
latest interpretation of the four-seater concept, which combines extraordinary
performance in all driving conditions with sporty elegance and luxurious
comfort for both driver and passengers alike.
The GTC4Lusso’s name
references several illustrious predecessors, not least the 330 GTC or its 2+2
sister model, the 330 GT, as well as the 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, which married
extreme performance with stylish design and sophisticated materials and
The GTC4Lusso sports the
latest evolution of the naturally-aspirated Ferrari GT V12 that melds
incredible power with efficiency and provides a soundtrack which is thrilling
in performance driving, yet discreet and harmonious in normal touring
As is the case with all
Ferraris, the GTC4Lusso introduces a slew of technological innovations, notably
the new Ferrari-patented 4RM-S which guarantees exceptional handling even on
low-grip surfaces and superb stability and responsiveness in all conditions.
The GTC4Lusso’s aerodynamic
development introduced new solutions, too, including a slotted diffuser and a
rear spoiler integrated with the hatch, all focused on reducing drag and
improving aerodynamic efficiency.
As a result, the GTC4Lusso
exudes elegance and exclusivity, its unprecedented forms underscoring its most
dynamic traits in an effortless marriage of sportiness and signature Grand
The sophisticated and refined
cabin is designed wholly around its occupants. Its Dual Cockpit concept, in
fact, was crafted to enhance the shared driving experience for all passengers.
Maximum attention was paid to improving in-car comfort, not least in the form
of a new concept for the climate control and a new navigation and media system.
Intense research and
development has boosted the 6,262 cc V12’s maximum power output to 690 cv,
making the GTC4Lusso the most powerful car in its segment. Both its 2.6 kg/cv
weight-to-power-ratio and its 13.5:1 compression ratio set new records for the
category, too. Underlining the strong links between Ferrari’s GT engine
division the racing world, the V12 revs
to a red line at a class-leading 8,250 rpm.
Maximum torque is 697 Nm at
5,750 rpm with 80% already available at just 1,750 rpm for superb
responsiveness even at low revs. This makes the GTC4Lusso incredibly versatile:
it is as equally at home in sports car mode as it is in more GT-type contexts,
such as city centres or on long journeys.
In fact the performance
figures are those of a true thoroughbred sports car, with a maximum speed of
335 km/h and acceleration from 0-100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds flat.
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