2017 Ferrari GTC4Lusso To Arrive at U.S. Ferrari Dealerships in Late 2016 | Edmunds

2017 Ferrari GTC4Lusso To Arrive at U.S. Ferrari Dealerships in Late 2016


MARANELLO, Italy — The 2017 Ferrari GTC4Lusso, formerly known as the Ferrari FF coupe, will arrive at U.S. Ferrari dealerships in late 2016, Ferrari spokeswoman Krista Florin told Edmunds on Monday. The GTC4Lusso will make its formal debut at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show in March.

U.S. pricing for the Ferrari GTC4Lusso has not been determined yet, Florin said.

The new name is made up of "GTC" for Gran Turismo Coupe, "4" for the number of seats and "Lusso," for luxury. Ferrari said the car is aimed at a new, younger car shopper.

The four-wheel-drive FF is widely regarded as the most versatile Ferrari for everyday use, with a roomy cabin and luggage compartment.

Ferrari added rear-wheel steering with four-wheel drive to the 2017 GTC4Lusso to better position it against such competitors as the Aston Martin Rapide, Maserati Quattroporte and Porsche Panamera Turbo S.

Rear-wheel steering improves high-speed stability and cornering maneuverability.

The GTC4Lusso is equipped with a 6.3-liter V12 engine that delivers 680 horsepower, a 30-hp boost over the outgoing FF.

Top speed is pegged at 208 mph. The GTC4Lusso sprints from zero to 62 mph in 3.4 seconds.

Exterior changes include a new front grille with integrated air intakes, a roof-mounted rear spoiler and a lowered roof compared with the FF.

The GTC4Lusso also offers Ferrari's new infotainment platform featuring a 10.25-inch screen and a new steering wheel.

Edmunds says: A new name doesn't change the fact that this unique Ferrari is still an oddball in a lineup of dedicated sports cars.

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