Ferrari 599 Fiorano HGTE

When it first debuted, the 599 GTB Fiorano set a new standard in terms of performance that remains a benchmark for new sports car development to this day. Now Ferrari is introducing the new HGTE (Handling Gran Turismo Evoluzione) package, for owners that appreciate the model’s exceptional versatility and specs but are keen to embrace an even more dynamic driving experience. 

The HGTE sports package includes technical modifications to the mechanics, the suspension and the tires, giving the vehicle sportier handling in terms of:

  • Reduction of the dive, pitch and roll for firmer performance, with faster turn-in and less under steer
  • A greater feeling of compactness without excessively compromise the driving comfort
  • Readiness to respond to controls
  • Better road holding while maintaining excellent ease of control

The sportier exterior and the extensively use of carbon fiber and Alcantara® in the interior furthermore underline the sportiness and handling of the vehicle.

Description

Design and Styling
Exterior
The 599 GTB Fiorano equipped with HGTE has a new front grill where the Ferrari Pracing Horse is highlighted thanks to a brushed-finish treatment. The 20″ split-rim wheels are new with a special diamond-cut and matte silver finish. The exhaust silencer has been modified and now produces a marked sound in the Sport mode while still delivering just the right comfort levels at cruising speed. The rear diffuser is finished in matte black to underscore the car’s new set-up and highlight the chromed tail pipes.

Interior

The cabin is sportier thanks to a sophisticated mix of full-grain leather, black Alcantara® and carbon-fiber trim. The new seats feature a new two-tone combination of leather with black Alcantara® inserts, and the seat backs are trimmed entirely in carbon-fiber. Carbon fiber is also used on the dashboard, the steering wheel, F1 paddles, the F1 console, the instrument panel bezel and on the door panel. Embroidered in contrasting stitching on the headrest are a Prancing Horse and writing “Handling GTE”. The lower crown and the rear part of the steering wheel are finished in Alcantara®, as well as the roof panel, the rear shelf and carpets.

Mechanic and Electronic Controls
The package includes a modified set-up with stiffer springs and rear anti-roll bar as well as new calibration settings for the magneto rheological shock absorbers when the manettino is at its sportier settings. The ride height has also been lowered which in turn lowers the car’s centre of gravity. This combined with the new set-up helps improve body control. The package also includes specifically optimized tires featuring a compound that offers even better grip. The front wheel width has also been increased.

The car’s electronics have also evolved to ensure even more prompt response to driver commands. The F1 gearbox’s shifts are now even faster in high-performance settings, while a new engine software strategy has improved accelerator response.

Technical Specs


Mechanics
  • Lowered suspension (-10mm)
  • New suspension calibration with SCM in the Sport and Race modes
  • Firmer springs in the suspension (front: +16%; rear: +10%)
  • Ticker rear anti-roll bar (increased to 24.5mm)
  • Modified accelerator pedal logic
  • More pronounced exhaust sound
  • Changed tire compound
  • Optimized response of the F1 transmission software
Exterior
  • Sportier front grill with a new style and burnished paintwork
  • Standard color brake calipers
  • New 20″ modular wheels, with an ad-hoc design and Silver Corsa matte finish
  • Modified track (Front: +10mm ? due to wider front wheels; rear: +5mm)
  • New design for the exhaust tips
  • Matte black finish for the rear diffuser 
Interior
  • Full carbon Recaro sport seats with specific black leather and Alcantara®  upholstery
  • Carbon finer central console, Alcantara® tunnel compartment, leather upholstered grab handle and center console trim
  • Steering wheel with leather hang grip and airbag, rear zone and lower crown in black Alcantara®, carbon fiber plate and upper crown with LEDs
  • Carbon finer door panel with black Alcantara® arm-rest and pocket
  • Carbon finer instrumental panel, paddles and external kickplate
  • Carbon fiber trim on the central console with chromed F1 sign, carbon fiber stereo upper trim with chromed Ferrari sign
  • White tachometer

For more information contact our Ferrari South Bay Sales associates at (888) 578-8767 or via email at sales@ferrarisouthbay.com.