23.07.2004 photographs purport to show the new Ferrari 360 Modena replacement undisguised on the open road, offering a close-up view of the new mid-size sportscar
These photographs, purport to show the new Ferrari 360 Modena replacement on the open road, offering a close-up view of the new model, with its many Enzo-influenced styling cues.
Earlier this week the new mid-size sportcar, expected to be known as the F430, was presented to dealer representatives at Maranello. The Coupe is likely to debut early next year at the Detroit Motor Show, with Spider and Challenge Stradale versions following during the summer.
The evolutionary shape, it will
continue to use the 360 Modena's chassis, is much more bulbous and aggressive
than its predecessor, as Ferrari seek to put daylight between this model and
The new engine is a development of
the Ferrari-designed Maserati 4.2-litre V8 unit, which has been bored out to 4.3-litres. An output of between 480-500bhp will be achieved through further
optimising the intake and exhaust gas flow. The quad rear exhaust pipes
will each have a reduced exit diameter and a tapered design.