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2017 Ferrari 612 GTO Concept
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The 2017 Ferrari 612 GTO Concept comes as a 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 inspired concept car created by the German automobile designer Sasha Selipanov. There are also cues, such as the rear end and the tail lights, which seem to have come straight from the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro.
However, the styling is much more aggressive than both models, while at the same time being perfectly in line with the general race-oriented design language of the Ferrari models. The cabin too is contemporary and upscale including high-quality materials and offering plenty of technology features and creature comforts.
The big news is that this awesome car has finally got the attention of the Ferrari big wigs to start thinking about the production.
Exterior and Interior
The 2017 Ferrari 612 GTO Concept features a sporty low-slung profile with flared fenders and prominent wheel arches, complemented by deep grooves in the side panels. The front fascia includes a huge oval grille and boldly designed vertical head lamps.
On each side, large air intakes ensure brakes get cooled by a constant flow of air. Around back, a rounded trunk lid boasts a character crease that swoops down into a rear bumper, which includes a diffuser plus double exhaust quads. The bulging rear fenders highlight the five spoke alloy wheels with Ferrari yellow center cap round out the exterior.
The cabin reflects the bold exterior design with floating dashboard and driver-friendly layout complemented by a brand new multi-function steering wheel with mounted controls. Right behind it, there is a clean designed three-piece gauge cluster with sharp graphics. The infotainment is tilted slightly towards the driver as are the HVAC controls.
The 2017 Ferrari 612 GTO Concept comes with a race-oriented powerplant featuring a 5.7-liter V12 with direct injection and Ferrari’s Variable Boost Management which cranks out a 560 horsepower and 557 pound-feet of torque. Following the sharp exterior design, the engine is positioned low and away from the front axle lowering the center of mass and improving weight distribution.
Adding the Variable Boost Management helps with conserving momentum during the torque curve and improves fuel efficiency. CO2 emission have also been greatly reduced while the engine got an additional oomph to get the model to make the zero-to-60 mph dash in 3.6 seconds.
2017 Ferrari 612 GTO Release Date and Price
The 2017 Ferrari 612 GTO Concept can be expected to make an appearance sometime in the next two-three years. The pricing should begin from around $200,000.