Road Tests Real world tests of Ferrari FXX vs 599

0-60mph

Top speed

Ferrari FXX
244 mph
599 GTB Fiorano
209 mph

Top Gear track time

Ferrari FXX
1:10.70
599 GTB Fiorano
1:21.20

Fiorano lap time

Ferrari FXX
1:16.0
599 GTB Fiorano
1:26.50

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Ferrari FXX

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.816M vs $250k More than 7.2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 244 mph vs 209 mph 35 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Good lap time on the Ferrari Fiorano proving grounds 1:16.0 vs 1:26.50 More than 10% good lap time on the Ferrari Fiorano proving grounds
More powerful engine 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM vs 611 HP @ 7,600 RPM More than 30% stronger engine
Faster to 60mph 2.8 s vs 3.6 s More than 20% faster to 60mph
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,546 lb vs 3,726 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 448 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM Around 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of Ferrari 599

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the 599 GTB Fiorano vs the FXX.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ferrari FXX  vs
599 
Brand Ferrari Ferrari
Price 1,816,000 250,000
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 2005 2006

design

Chief designer Frank Stephenson Frank Stephenson
Body style Coupe 2-seat Berlinetta
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD 2WD
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.15:1
2: 2.18:1
3: 1.56:1
4: 1.19:1
5: 0.94:1
6: 0.76:1
R: 2.38:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Short long arm, Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Rear suspension Short long arm, Independent Double wishbone, Unknown
Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 245/35 19 245/40 19
Wheel material Alloy Cast Alloy
Rear wheels 245/35 19 305/35 20

road tests

Ferrari FXX  vs
599 
Top speed 244 mph 209 mph
0-60mph 2.8 s 3.6 s
Top gear time 1:10.70 1:21.20
Fiorano track time 1:16.0 1:26.50

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.18 lb/hp 6.1 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM 611 HP @ 7,600 RPM
Maximum torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 448 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,262 cc 5,999 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 13.4:1 11.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 2.96 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,546 lb 3,726 lb
Width 2,035 in 77.2 in
Height 1,147 in 51.7 in
Length 185.1 in 183.7 in
Front track width 65.4 in 66.5 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 108.3 in
Ferrari FXX
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