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Watch Rene Arnoux Drive a Ferrari 599XX at Paul Ricard

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The younger readers among you have probably never heard of Rene Arnoux. No need to Google him though. We are here to tell you he is an ex-F1 hotshot and one of the all-time greats with 12 Formula One seasons under his belt, including 165 Grands Prix, 7 wins, and 22 podium finishes. So you don’t want to miss it when a man like that hits the track in a car like the Ferrari 599XX.

We get to see Mr. Arnoux spank the Ferrari 599XX a bit around Paul Ricard circuit courtesy of Marchettino who was lucky enough to be invited along for a ride:

Ferrari 599XX Specs:

  • 2-door coupe
  • RWD (rear-wheel drive), semi-automatic 6-speed gearbox
  • petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 5999 cm3 / 365.6 cui, advertised power: 537 kW / 720 hp / 730 PS ( ECE ), Torque net: 686 Nm / 506 lb-ft
  • characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4787 mm / 188.5 in, wheelbase: 2750 mm / 108.3 in
  • reference weights: estimated curb weight: 1450 kg / 3200 lbs
  • top speed: 339 km/h (211 mph)
  • accelerations: 0- 60 mph 3 s; 0- 100 km/h 3.1 s (a-c simulation); 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 10.5 s (a-c simulation)
  • fuel consumption and mileage: average estimated by a-c: 23.1 l/100km / 12.2 mpg (imp.) / 10.2 mpg (U.S.) / 4.3 km/l

 

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