Ferrari created to drift equipped with a 1200-horsepower engine

Ferrari created to drift equipped with a 1200-horsepower engine

June 29, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

As part of the D1GP series drift racing, which traditionally takes place in Japan, the Italian coupe Ferrari 550 Maranello was equipped with a 1200-horsepower Nissan GT-R powertrain.

A couple of minutes ago, a video appeared on the YouTube Channel Video Option, which captured the significantly modernized Italian coupe Ferrari 550 Maranello. It is reported that under the hood of the car is a six-cylinder engine from the Japanese supercar Nissan GT-R, whose power has been increased to 1,200 horsepower. The power unit with the VR38DETT index received the working volume increased to 4.3 liters. The changes are also related to the turbochargers – instead of two standard ones, one was installed, but having a larger volume and air pressure at the outlet.

The car will take part in the upcoming D1GP series of drift racing in Japan.

For reference, the D1 Grand Prix (abbreviated D1GP) is a series (championship) of professional drift, it is held in Japan. The event has been held annually since 2000. This championship is recognized all over the world, and its standard was taken as the basis for similar competitions around the world.

  It is worth noting that the regular version of the Ferrari 550 Maranello was equipped with a V12 engine with a working volume of 5.5 liters, which was designed for 492 hp and 569 Nm of torque.

Not so long ago, our publication wrote that the most expensive Ferrari 250 GTO equated to works of art.