ferrari integrates rear-wheel steering with four wheel drive system in the GTC4Lusso
ferrari integrates rear-wheel steering with four wheel drive system in the GTC4Lusso ferrari integrates rear-wheel steering with four wheel drive system in the GTC4Lusso
feb 08, 2016

ferrari integrates rear-wheel steering with four wheel drive system in the GTC4Lusso

ferrari integrates rear-wheel steering with four wheel drive system in the GTC4Lusso
all images courtesy of ferrari





out of maranello, italy ferrari announced a fresh addition to its range with a four-seater called ‘GTC4Lusso’. it hails as a vital evolution of the sporting grand tourer concept by integrating rear-wheel steering with four wheel drive – a ferrari first. the model’s name references its predecessor, such as the ‘330 GTC’ or its 2+2 sister model, the ‘330 GT’, one of enzo ferrari’s favorites, and the ‘250 GT berlinetta lusso’, which represented a noble combination of elegance and high performance. penned by ferrari design, the ‘GTC4Lusso’ is a further refinement of the shooting brake coupé, reinterpreting the concept with an extremely streamlined, tapered shape that gives it an almost fastback-like silhouette.

ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-02the ‘GTC4Lusso’ is 2+2 seater that fits four passengers




the latest ferrari includes a 12-cylinder engine that delivers 507kW at 8,000 rpm. the car keeps it grip thanks to four-wheel drive system which is integrated with rear wheel steering. the evolution also includes slip side control system with an electronic differential and SCM-E suspension dampers. all these sophisticated vehicle dynamics controls are seamlessly integrated by ferrari’s proprietary software and enable the driver to effortlessly handle the car’s maximum torque even on snow-covered, wet or low grip roads. the result is considerable stability and a sensation of control that translates into expert performance.

ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-03continuing the tradition, ferrari includes a 12 cylinder engine




its sporty spirit is underscored by the forms and styling of the rear where the curve of the roof has been lowered whilst retaining enough volume to guarantee exceptional space and comfort for all four passengers, as well as an enough luggage compartment. the italian carmaker’s signature twin rear lights decorate the rear, that only emphasize the car’s shoulders and broaden it horizontally, but work visually with the tail pipes along it’s flanks.

ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-04the ‘GTC4Lusso’ is a further refinement of the shooting brake coupé ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-05with the help of onboard computers, all four wheels can output the power even on snow-covered, wet or low grip roads

ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-06the signature twin rear lightsferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-07the front dashboard ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-08the four seats wrapped in trademark italian leather ferrari-GTC4Lusso-designboom-09the center console includes the ignition system

  • As a FWD turbo-4 with a short nose would have something.


    JimCan says:
  • Is the rear-wheel steering good idea? That would be much wider when it is turning than the front steering. Could be okay for the fast road or motorway. I cannot imagine driving in the countryside where the tight and twist turns road are!

    Nic says:

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