Andreas- Thanks, I will add Engine Number 122779 to my knowledge base. That probably matches up pretty well with SN 156938.
Ciao Andreas,Ciao Gianni,
Sì, ho auto modo di guidare anche la 575. Entrambe bellissime macchine, senza dubbio.
The 599 clearly is a completely different car compared to the 575 under many aspects: all-aluminium chassis and body, magnetorheological shocks, Manettino settings, Enzo-derived F140 engine, F1 Superfast gearbox, etc. It definitely represented a great evolutionary step in the technical and styling fields.
The 575 still offers a hint of analog feeling, a feeling that has gone completely lost in the 599, I am afraid. On the other hand, the 599 is a superior touring car, almost unrivaled for cross-continental journeys, and that's the main reason I chose it over the Maranello. 599's F1 shifts are considerably faster and sharper, too.
As for the performance,
They are both very powerful and very nervous cars. The 599, though, is frightening, on the borderline of being unsafe. Drive responsibly.
Hello All,Ciao Andreas, from your description, I do not believe that I would be comfortable driving a 599 GTB, just too much power and need for young reflexes :steeringwheel:
Hello All,...the two-tone Corso Rosso/Nero exterior really attracted my attention. Can anyone provide information about the two-tone paint scheme...
Hello Michael.Hi Gianni, there was an Alonso version of the 599 GTB which I am sure had HGTE pack and a special livery. I can't put my finger on the pictures but it had Rosso with Bianco roof, Italian flag stripe, the same Italian flag rear boot spoiler livery and Alonso livery on the C pillar/buttress.
My guess is this car has taken some of the details from those special cars and included them.
It's a nice one either way, and by the way the 599 is a very powerful car but not at all hard to live with.
I am concerned about living with the 599's power since my reflexes are not what they used to be, but the two-tone Rosso/Nero exterior above has a dramatic look and appears to be a rare combination. It has me intrigued, so I'll call to get the historical details about it.
I found a similar two-tone exterior on a 599 GTO (see below), except that the nero is actually CF. Very impressive looking GTO, but out of my budget :cry3:
Hi Glenn,Gentlemen, I am considering selling the Superamerica now while the market seems right. If so I will be looking for a 599 to fill the garage. I looked for a sticky thread here on the 599 like Taz constructed for the 550 and 575. That thread has been a life saver for me!!! Am I missing the same type of 599 thread here? How do I find that if it exists? For example I see Taz has the hot tip that there was a major ECU upgrade on 599s at S/N 156938. That was buried in the 575 Tech thread and I just happened to see as an avid reader.
Is there something similiar for 599s? They seem to be the bargain V 12s now.
Congratulations. Blue is such a charming and classy colour on the 599.
Any pics of the interior?
Pomeriggio Fabio,ciao Adrea,
Il Tribunale?sono stato nella tua città tre settimane fa, una domenica con la famiglia, bella città poi per pranzo abbiamo trovato una piccola trattoria in centro fantastica...
Definitely gorgeous.Greetings Blancpain,
Not yet. I haven't even driven the car! I was traveling when I found it, had our dealership Ron Tonkin GT acquire it for me. I sat in it two Saturdays ago turned the engine over, then off to Europe. I hope to pick it up this weekend. Our Portland weather has been quite wet and looking f or fairly dry day to bring it home.
I have one interior shot from the dealership. Not great, but if you look close you can see the blue stitching.