Ferrari 296 GTS: Pure Driving Pleasure
The 296 GTS brings top down enjoyment to the wildly powerful 120° V6 engine coupled with a plug-in (PHEV) electric motor that debuted on the 296 GTB. Containing a total power of 819 hp, the 296 GTS redefines the raw emotion of driving pleasure. The 296 GTS goes from 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds and contains all of Ferrari’s five fun-to-drive factors: lateral acceleration (handling), longitudinal acceleration (smoothness), shift times, braking, and sound harmonies.
The first three factors: handling, smoothness, and shift times, are obvious with the zero-lag integrated hybrid system that touts the fastest gear changes on the market. The fourth factor, braking, has even been upgraded with the 6-way Chassis Dynamic Sensor (6w-CDS). The fifth and final factor taps into the driver’s psyche. The sound of the top-end rpms have been likened to the screaming roar of a V12 Ferrari, earning the 296 GTS the nickname “piccolo V12” (little V12). Free your inhibitions to the scream of the engine as you retreat to your summer getaway at the shore.