Forza :: 360 Buyer's Guide : 360 Buyer's Guide

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Ferrari 360

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If looking for a new-ish Ferrari the new-car price tag, may be no better choice than the Sure, the performance of the Modena, and Challenge Stradale has been by Ferrari’s more recent V8 but the 360 remains a seriously fast car by any Plus, you can pick up a good for as little as $60,000.

Introduced in the 360 Modena helped revolutionize road-car lineup. That needed change, because the 1980s and early 1990s had not kind to the company, with sales of older models Testarossa, Mondial) and a poorly new one (348). The man behind the revolt was di Montezemolo, who arrived as president in The 360 Modena was the first V8-powered car from scratch under his and while Montezemolo’s demands conflicting—the new model had to be larger and

refined yet lighter and faster its predecessor—Ferrari’s engineers and designers they were up to the challenge.


The 360 was different from any Ferrari came before it, most because it was Maranello’s first car to an all-aluminum chassis (co-developed and built by inside the Scaglietti works), helped make it both 130 lighter and 64-percent more rigid than its nine-inch-shorter, steel-framed predecessor, the F355. The Pininfarina-penned body was equally with 5,400 hours of testing resulting in a sleek, design that produced 400 pounds of downforce at 180 mph without the use of an wing. (It was the first road-going to create downforce, rather just reduce lift.)

Thanks to its 400-hp 3.6-liter V8 and six-speed transmission, the 360 sprinted 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds and topped out at 186 It was also three seconds a lap around the Fiorano test than the F355, as well as comfortable and much roomier In addition, it was every-day usable, and much cheaper to service.

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That was 1999. The following Ferrari unveiled a convertible The 360 Spider was identical to the Modena, from its fully automatic top and some additional chassis Performance was reduced only by levels: It was 0.1 second slower to 60 mph and 6 mph at the top end.

Then, in 2003, the 360 received a performance boost with the of the Challenge Stradale. Inspired by the 360 race car, the Challenge lower, stiffer suspension, tires, launch control, a F1 gearbox, carbon-ceramic brakes, bodywork, a minimalist interior and of carbon-fiber components. With 25 horses, 240 fewer pounds and downforce, the CS hit 60 mph in 4.1 seconds and lapped 3.5 seconds faster than the 360.

So which 360 model is right for and how do you choose a good example? Read on.

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