Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

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At the 2003 Geneva Show, Ferrari released an package for their 360 Modena. that time, the Challenge option has been a must for buying a 360 late in the production

So what does the extra $46 000 USD to the table? It is first necessary to a look at the exceptional automobile which this car is based. an all-aluminum monocoque and a flat-plane V8 out 395 bhp, the 360 Modena has raised standards from the preceding that came before it. these elements, and Pininfarina’s styling, it was foolishly easy to the 360 the perfect sports car. And publications did just that.

Like the dual purpose / race Ferraris of the sixties, the 360 has from diverse motor programs. Considering that 300 have been racing in a program since 2001, and factory GT Endurance model late the same year, the has been benefiting from of track time. These have motivated Ferrari to their developments in the road-going 360 Stradale.

Challenge Stradale

only subtle differences the Challenge Stradale from 360s. Dont let aesthetics anyone, the Challenge Stradale is upgraded to include only performance enhancements. One of Patrizio design goals was to reduce seconds off the 360’s Fiorano lap He and his team succeeded.

The huge performance gains can by attributed to increase in power and a in weight. Ferrari put the 360 on a titanium and fiber diet which 243 lbs (110 kgs) off the car.

are easily reminded off the Stradale’s through a reduced interior features no carpeting, rubber mars and carbon fiber finished in leather or fire-resistant The rest of interior is purpose-built, a bright yellow tach the Alcantrara trimmed dash. For the … enthusiast, appointments can four-point racing harnesses, a bar or lexan sliding widows to the electric counterparts. Air conditioning is a feature and is one of the only compromises to the sale-ability of the car.

Weight and aesthetics aside, the does everything a lot faster before: reaches sixty in 4.1 stops with the Enzos brakes and changes gears in 150

Fine tuning is how the engineers at extract more power the 3.6 liter V8. More horsepower is through a high-compression combustion polished ports, and a larger tract. Attached is a dual-flow which, by means of a valve, can most of the deadening for a blaring of noise. This wail is of the Stradale.

A six speed semi-automatic transmission standard on all Stradales. It works in with the onboard computer s largely invisible from the To maintain different levels of the Stradale can be switched to sport or modes. When race is selected, the transmission halves it time to150 milliseconds, but the is less comfortable and more

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The Stradale sits lower other 360s thanks to titanium springs. Computer damping is adjustable and changes the various driving modes. adjustable is the level of traction which can be turned off.

Aerodynamics played a large in the Stradales development. By extending the lips and reshaping the rear lid as well as the side profile car generates more down than the standard model. its entirely new carbon fiber tray, the Stradale offers a increase in down force 100 mph. This down comes at no extra cost as remained constant during


The Challenge Stradale is more than a redressed 360 extra power. It is a welcomed to a series which has benefited Ferrari Challenge and FIA GT events. Its approach and subtle styling only hint at the thoroughbred the skin: this is a road-legal car is entirely race-ready and at home on

Sources Further Reading

Jackie. ‘Racings Real Forza . October 2003.

S.p.A. ‘360 Challenge Cavallino 135 . June/July 2003.

John. ‘Silver Scream’. EVO . 2003.

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