The new Ferrari GTC4 Lusso is just the revamped and improved model of the current Ferrari FF model, which was unveiled at the Geneva motor show held in 2011. As with other redesigned versions, the revamped model for the year 2017 would also be called with the new name, the 2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso. The 2017 model GTC4 Lusso comes outfitted with a commanding engine to produce more power than its predecessor. It also comes with a more aerodynamic body and four-wheel steering system.
In brief, the Ferrari FF would hereafter be called as Ferrari GTC4 Lusso. As for the name, the Italian auto manufacturer Ferrari claims that the new model GTC4 Lusso was inspired by numerous renowned older models, such as the 330 GT, 330 GTC and the 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso. At any cost, the new model vehicle is better than the Ferrari FF.
2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso Exterior
2017 Ferrari Lusso features big shoes to fill, as while the Ferrari FF might be more sluggish in snow-covered roads that the other standard four-wheel drive models. Highlighted by the Ferrari FF external design, the 2017 GTC4 Lusso is a further improvement of the gunfire brake coupé, reassuming the concept with an enormously streamlined, tapered form that offers it a roughly fastback-like profile.
The athletic soul is underscored by the shapes and the styling of the rear part.
The arc of the roof has been lowered at the same time as retaining sufficient volume to guarantee outstanding comfort and space for all four passengers, in addition to a sufficient luggage compartment. The signature twin backlights of Ferrari decorate the tail. These features not only highlight the muscular shoulders and widen it horizontally, but they also work with the tail pipes visually to lend a sense of striking power to the back. Dynamically carved crease lines generate a diapason idea along the flanks, breaking up the visual mass, accentuating the brawny wheel arch and imparting a carved athleticism.
The elevated levels of performance of the new model GTC4 Lusso also play a vital role to offer the vehicle a new aerodynamic look. It comes outfitted with a fresh front grille with incorporated air intakes to perk up the efficiency of the glowing masses, the air openings on the wing that remind those of the 330 GTC model, a roof-installed back spoiler and a new-fangled triple-fence diffuser. The collective effect of these external features is a drag coefficient value that is considerably lower than on the Ferrari FF.
Painstaking attention to design and cautiously implemented detailing has shaped a cabin that is a faultless triumph of athletic luxury. The Dual Cockpit structural design of the 2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso interior is designed to improve the shared driving skill for the driver and the riding experience for the passengers, with the passengers having their own liberal optional display with an overabundance of functions.
In addition to the groundbreaking architecture, the most arresting feature of the cabin is the stunning craftsmanship materials that have been carefully chosen and combined to enhance the ambiance on the board. Liberal wraparound seats promise all four occupants with an outstanding comfort and space, creating the same atmosphere like a luxurious breathing space.
The new Ferrari Lusso 2017 also debuts the novel Infotainment platform, having a 10.25-inch high definition display with capacitive touch expertise. The novel steering wheel is more compact because of a smaller air bag and the incorporated controls are extra ergonomic than ever, making for an even more athletic driving experience.
2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso Engine
Much effort has been taken by Ferrari to make the new Ferrari Lusso a more performance-oriented vehicle than its predecessor. As a result, the automaker equips the new vehicle with a commanding V12 engine, with the capacity of 6.3 liters. Through this mill, the new GTC4 Lusso will get the required power of 680 horses at 8,000 rpm and the required torque of 514 pounds per foot at 5,750 rpm. This is 30 horses in excess of the power generated by the Ferrari FF.
This increase in power makes the new vehicle attain the velocity of 60 mph from the static mode in 3.1 seconds and assists it to get the greatest speed of 208 mph.
Furthermore, 2017 Ferrari Lusso got a rotation back wheels system, including the Side Slip Control setup that works in the grouping with a digital differential and dampers. All this in cooperation creates the immense condition for driving on flurry-covered highways.
Date of release and base price
The 2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso release date will be during the fourth quarter of 2016 with the starting price of $350,000.
See also: 2017 Ferrari F12tdf
New Ferrari GTC4 Lusso 2017 photos