The Ferrari 456 M (Modificata) is a Gran Turismo sports car with a 2 + 2 landing scheme, which was produced by the legendary Italian car company Ferrari from 1998 to 2003.
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The new model Ferrari 456 M has undergone both external and internal changes in comparison with its predecessor. Changes regarding the exterior of the car were mostly aimed at improving the aerodynamic performance and cooling system. The car received a new front bumper with a new grille, which was integrated fog lights.
The engine of the Ferrari 456 M-V12 with a volume of 5.5 liters (the same used in the 456 model) became a bit more powerful and produced 442 hp. instead of the previous 436 hp ..
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As mentioned earlier, the transmissions offered two: a 6-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed automatic transmission. The transmission installation scheme was rather non-standard and was called Transaxle, the meaning of which was to achieve optimal weight distribution. This goal was achieved by posting weighty aggregates (engine and gearbox). The engine in front transmits the torque to the gearbox, which is directly connected to the rear gearbox.
As for the interior, there are new seats and high-quality leather trim from Connolly Leather, as well as a new dashboard and stereo.
In 2003, the production of the Ferrari 456 M sports car was discontinued, and in 2004 a new model called the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti took its place.