Ferrari Enzo is a highly expensive sports car. The Ferrari Enzo is named after the company's founder, Enzo Ferrari. The car features a V12 engine with four valves per cylinder. The engine is about 4700cc and it delivers an output of 660 hp available at 7800 rpm and 485 lb-ft(657nm) of torque available from 5500 rpm.
Ferrari Enzo was built in 2003 using Formula One technology, such as a carbon-fiber body, F1-style sequential shift transmission, and carbon-ceramic brake discs. Also used are technologies not allowed in F1 such as active aerodynamics.
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The Enzo was designed by Ken Okuyama, the Japanese retired Pininfarina head designer, and initially advertised at the 2002 Paris Motor Show with a limited production run of 349 and at US $659,330. The company sent messages to existing buyers, particularly, those who had previously bought the F40 and F50. All 349 cars were marketed in this way before production began.
Later, after numerous applications, Ferrari decided to build 50 more Enzos, bringing the total to 399. Before being unveiled at the Paris Motor show, the Enzo (that was used in the show) was flown from Italy to California to be filmed in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. It was driven on a beach by actress Demi Moore. After filming was complete, the Enzo was flown to France to be in the Motor Show.
The Ferrari Enzo has a semi-automatic transmission (also known as the F1 gearbox) utilising paddles to control an automated shifting and clutch mechanism, with LED lights on the steering wheel telling the driver when to change gears. The gearbox has a shift time of just 150 milliseconds. The transmission was a first generation "clutchless" design from the late 1990s, and there have been complaints about its abrupt shifting.
The Ferrari Enzo has 4 wheel independent suspension with push-rod actuated shock absorbers which can be adjusted from the cabin, complemented with anti-roll bars at the front and rear. The Enzo uses 19-inch (483 mm) wheels and has 15-inch (381 mm) Brembo disc brakes. The wheels are held by a single lug nut and fitted with Bridgestone Potenza Scuderia RE050A tires.
The Ferrari Enzo can accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.14 seconds and can reach 100 mph (160 km/h) in 6.6 seconds.