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Ferrari F12berlinetta vs 599 GTO Drag Race

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It’s always interesting when you see a car take on its predecessor. In this case, it’s the Ferrari 599 GTO taking on the F12berlientta that replaced the 599 grand tourers.

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In a video uploaded by DragtimeInfo June 19, the two cars face off in a drag race that takes them to speeds over 160 mph. Before you watch the race, check out the quick specs below to see how they stack up against each other.

Ferrari F12berlinetta

f12berlinetta

  • 6.3-liter V12 Engine
  • 730 hp and 509 lb-ft of torque
  • 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual
  • 227mph top speed
  • 0-62 mph time of 3.1 seconds

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Ferrari 599 GTO

599 gto

  • 6.0-liter V12 engine
  •  670 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automated manual
  • 208 mph top speed
  • 0-62 mph time of 3.1 seconds

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Were the results what you expected? Leave your thoughts and the drag race you want to see in the comments below.

Editor’s Note: Do not attempt to recreate anything seen in the video above unless on a closed course under professional supervision. The editors at the duPont REGISTRY do not condone any illegal street activity, and remind you to always obey local traffic laws.

[Update 6/24/15 – An earlier version of this article listed the specs for 599 GTB, rather than the 599 GTO. The information has since been updated to reflect the correct performance numbers]

(Source: YouTube via MotorAuthority)

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