CAR NEWS, FERRARI, ITALY — BY EARLSIMX ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 AT 8:17 PM — 1 COMMENT
Google executive Benjamin Sloss had the winning bid of €1.4 ($1.8 / £1.1) million for a Ferrari 599XX that was auctioned off to support earthquake victims in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. Ferrari delivered the 599XX Evo to Sloss at a special ceremony in Monza. Also at the ceremony was Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo as well as Formula 1 drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.
The car is based on the 599 GTB Fiorano with the same transaxle layout and engine type, it’s a prototype and an extreme track car. The 599XX Evo features an aerodynamic styling package, lightweight components and a 6.0 liter V12 engine that produces 750hp and 700Nm of torque.