Ferrari’s new GTC4Lusso: Sporty, agile, versatile

The new GTC4Lusso T from Ferrari.

Following on from the success of GTC4Lusso, which raised the performance bar for Ferrari's traditional four-seater V12 GTs, the Prancing Horse announces the arrival of the new GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to be powered by a V8 engine. Ushering in a whole new Ferrari Grand Touring concept, the car is aimed at drivers seeking a car that is sporty and versatile, as well as perfect for driving on a daily basis.

The new GTC4Lusso T is equipped with an evolution of the 3.9-litre V8 turbo which punches out a maximum of 610 cv at 7,500 rpm, guaranteeing powerful acceleration with maximum torque of 760 Nm available between 3,000 and 5,250 rpm. Despite such impressive performance, the GTC4Lusso T's fuel consumption figures guarantee extended range, ideal for town driving or long trips.

The GTC4Lusso T's  V8 is the latest evolution to emerge from the engine family that was named the 2016 International Engine of the Year. The 3,855 cc power unit is both compact and efficient, developing 610 cv at 7,500 rpm, resulting in a specific power output of 158 cv/l, the highest in its category. It is also responds instantaneously to the throttle delivering increasingly powerful acceleration (760 Nm of maximum torque between 3,000 and 5,250 rpm) while optimising fuel consumption.


One of most innovative features of the GTC4Lusso T's V8 is Variable Boost Management, a control software that adjusts torque delivery to suit the gear selected, delivering increasingly powerful pick-up as revs rise, whilst optimising fuel consumption. And all without impinging on driving pleasure. As the car goes up through the gears (from 3rd to 7th), the amount of torque delivered by the engine increases all the way up to 760 Nm in 7th gear. This has allowed Ferrari to adopt longer gear ratios in the higher gears to the benefit of fuel consumption (the car's range is, in fact 30 per cent more than the V12-engined model).

The five Manettino positions (Ice, Wet, Comfort, Sport, ESC OFF) underscore the potential of the car's architecture and vehicle dynamics controls, particularly the rear-wheel steering and electronic differential (E-Diff). The combined effect of the two systems is that torque is efficiently split between the two rear wheels, controlling slip when the rear wheels are on mixed grip surfaces. The rear-wheel steering makes turning in, cornering and exiting corners more effortless, by making yaw angle more predictable with an instant reduction in the amount of steering wheel correction needed and its frequency.


Available to order are specific tailpipes and 20" forged wheels developed especially for the V8 model with a very dynamic design.

GTC4Lusso T

Technical Specifications

Engine

Type                                                               V8 - 90° Turbo

Overall displacement                                      3,855 cc

Bore and stroke                                               86.5 mm x 82 mm

Maximum power output**                               449 kW (610 CV) at 7,500 rpm

Maximum torque                                            760 Nm at 3,000 -5,250 rpm

Max. revs                                                        7,500 rpm

Transmission and gearbox                               4WS/ 7-speed F1 DCT/E-Diff

Performance

Maximum speed                                             >320 km/h

0-100 km/h                                                      3.5 sec

0-200 km/h                                                      10.8 sec

100-0 km/h                                                      33 m

200-0 km/h                                                      137 m

Dry weight/power                                          2.85 kg/cv

Fuel consumption CO2 emissions

Fuel consumption***                                     11.6?/100 km

Emissions***                                                  265 gCO2/km

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