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The 360 Modena was as an interpretation of the Ferrari berlinetta a V8 engine for the 21st century, innovative features such as weight reduction, a larger and a higher level of equipment. One important element, which is new on a road car, is the use of aluminium to the entire frame, combined the bodyshell and chassis components are also fabricated in aluminium.

by a normally aspirated, 400 hp, 3.6-litre, 8-cylinder engine the 360 Modena be available wîth the second of the highly successful F1-type as well as the conventional six-speed transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)

The Ferrari 360 Modena into production in 1999 and as a replacement for the F355. The name was used after the birthplace of Ferrari. The styling was courtesy of and mounted mid-ship was an eight-cylinder constructed entirely of aluminum. The was mounted to a six-speed gearbox as a manual or F1 electro-hydraulic shift. continued until 2005 it was replaced with the F430.

The 400 engine produced around 400 and could carry the 2840 vehicle from zero-to-sixty in 4.3 seconds. Top speed was achieved at 185 Performance was improved with the of the Challenge Stradale. This was a performance version that was of amenities and non-essential items. The were improved slightly; the was constructed of aluminum. The engine, and brakes were all greatly With 425 horsepower available and now just 2600 pounds, the 360 Challenge Stradale could go zero-to-sixty in a mere 4.1 seconds. The top speed improved slightly, now at 186

In 2000 Ferrari introduced the 360 Series which gave an opportunity to race modified in a regulated environment. The cars competed in this series dubbed the Ferrari 360 Challenge. featured 18 inch BBS alloy and a lowered ride height. A was matted to the stock engine. The were sealed as to not allow The F1-gearbox is very quick, gearshifts taking only 150 The suspension was improved to handle the track environment. The electronic system was replaced with shock absorbers.

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Setting the for other supercars, the Ferrari 360 was in 1999 as the successor to the very 355. The 360 in the cars title for 3.6-liter engine. The 360 would be the way for the Ferrari F430 which debut in 2004 when the 360 was put to The 360 was built by Ferrari from until 2005 and was offered in coupe and Spider convertible styles.

The first Ferrari to the scene with a clear engine cover, designer left the goods on display. to satisfy the enthusiasts who wanted to at the engine, he put the most important of the car in plain view. Instead of the open-mouthed grille generally by Ferrari the 360 had two small intakes the headlights. Though it was larger its predecessor, the 360 was lighter and featured an chassis with an aluminum stretched over it. The design was by Alcoa who had partnered with to produce an entirely new all aluminum chassed 40% stiffer than the The result was 28% lighter despite a 10% in total overall dimensions.

With a top speed of 180 mph, the sports car could reach mph in just a little over 4 Constructed with a mid-engine the 3.6-liter V8 was hidden behind the with 400 hp and a Formula 1-derived shifted transmission. Drivers opted to not have the paddle could purchase a regular stick. The new engine used plane crankshaft and titanium rods. The power to weight was considerably improved on over the due to the combination of more power and a vehicle.

The inside of the stunning car was larger than the 355 thanks to its wheelbase. The seats were in supple leather, high-quality and even had enough space for a set of clubs behind the two seats. The 360 had a in the neighborhood of $155,000

The first 360 introduced was the Modena which its name from the town of the town of origin of Enzo The sports car had a six-speed gearbox was available as a 6-speed manual or F1 manual after late Going into production in the Modena continued to be built 2005.

Two years after the Modena, the 360 was launched on the scene. Completely the Modena sales the Spider was the 20th road-going convertible. The specifications were nearly to the Modena except in the weight By removing the roof of a coupe the rigidity was reduced and the 360 was built for in various other areas, so the 360 was with a Spider version in The sills were strengthened, the of the floorpan was stiffened and the windscreen was redesigned by Ferrari designers. To the cabin noise the rear had to be stiffened. Additional side and a cross brace at the front of the helped the convertible’s essential rigidity. The safety of the passengers was care of by roll bars and a windscreen.

Weighing in only 130 more than the coupe, the 360 sported a curvilinear waistline. The was cramped by the convertible’s top’s area and needed extra air through especially large grills. Rather than apart like in the Modena, the manifolds were moved the center of the engine between the air conduits in the Spider engine The top speed went from 189 to compared to the Modena and the 0-60 mph was slower at 4.4 seconds because of the increase. The top was electrically operated and was to stow into the compartment not in use. The top was offered in blue, grey and beige colors and open in a two-stage folding

A finale model, the Challenge was a special edition high road-legal version of the 360. in March 2003 at the Geneva Motor Show the CS can be compared by to Porsche’s GT3 RS. Basically a lightened, tuned version of the Modena, it many optional extras as The Stradale featured carbon racing exhaust, carbon bay, carbon ceramic track tuned suspension and more. It came with a weight, power improvements and an gearbox. Other items to the chassis included stiffer springs, stiffer bushes, a active suspension computer and an rear anti roll The main emphasis in the design of the was improving its track lapping by focusing on handling, braking and reduction; critical issues for racing cars. The goal in the of the car was 20% track day use and 80% road use.

The could accelerate 0-60mph in 4.0 seconds. Other changes the Modena included larger BBS wheels, 20% stiffer titanium the use of carbon fiber for the seat and frames and Carbon fiber-reinforced Carbine ceramic composite disks. To further help the weight the leather in the interior was with fabric, the stereo was and the power windows and mirrors away. A Lexan rear was added except in Europe Lexan side windows added.

Ferrari also several low volume factory cars derived from the 360 and for the first time they produced as separate models in own right, rather than as a fit kit. The 360 Modena Challenge was in a one make series of factory racing car. The 360MC was a non legal car created to compete in one-make racing series the ‘Ferrari Challenge’. Only with the F1 gearbox, the 360MC accelerate from 0-62 mph in 3.9 Bosch provided race ABS software and Brembo racing the upgraded Gold colored and larger floating 2-piece Able to pass drive-by tests, Ferrari used a system that made the more socially acceptable at revs. A factory built car the 360 MC had a stripped down interior basic creature comforts a stereo, electric windows and air-conditioning, soundproofing or even a A single carbon fiber seat replaced the regular and FIA approved restraint harnesses the place of the regular seatbelt. A cage was fitted for safety with a fire suppression A monochrome LCD was worked into the cluster. Adjustable racing replaced the adaptive suspension of the car and larger brakes with cooling ducts were

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Michelotto was the official tuner who factory built racing A race version of the 360 Modena, the 360 GT was produced by the Ferrari Corse department in Maranello. It was developed in a collaboration with Michelotto to compete in the FIA N-GT class. the 2001 FIA GT Championship Team JMB raced the cars and won the championship.

special model created was a 360 Barchetta; a special wedding to Ferrari president Luca di Ferrari 360 GTs have been through Ferrari’s Corse department since 2002.

Replacing the previous 360 GT was the 360 GTC in 2004. by Ferrari Corse Clienti in collaboration with Michelotto it was to compete in the N-GT class. a dry weight of 1100 kg, the 360 GTC made use of innovations that had been race tested on the Ferrari 360 GT a consecutive six-speed gearbox and improved Magneti Marelli package. With considerably aerodynamics from the 360 GT, the 360 GTC had been homologated by FIA/ACO from the It took its basic elements the double rear end, cover, side skirts and bumper. With impressive in vertical downforce wind research has led to a new system for the rear In terms of fuel consumption the has been greatly improved.

A owned Veloqx-Prodrive Racing 360 de-restricted, fully tuned of the GT-C can by found racing in races worldwide. These include Sebring, Le-Mans and

The GTC had improved power output to the original 360GT of 445 horsepower at rpm. The GTC had peak power at 472 It featured a top speed of 200 mph and could 0-62 mph in 4.2 seconds.


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http://www.edmunds.com/ferrari/360/

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