auto news desk, Luxury sports car manufacturer Ferrari has introduced its 296 GTS car in India. Equipped with a rear mid engine, this car has the facility of hard folding top. The company made its global debut in April last year.
car named like this
According to the Italian carmaker, the car got its name from the power generated by the car (2.992 liters) and the number of cylinders it had, 6 (GTS Gran Turismo Spider abbreviation). The new 296 GTS is the first Ferrari sports car to be powered by a 6-cylinder engine.
Ferrari 296 GTS Powertrain
It is a plug-in hybrid car that gets a 3.0L twin turbo charged V6 petrol engine along with an electric motor. Whose total output is 818hp power and 740Nm peak torque. Its engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Ferrari 296 GTS Top-Speed
According to the company, the 296 GTS is capable of sprinting from 0-100 kmph in 2.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of 330 kmph.
Ferrari 296 GTS Design
Talking about its design, this car is based on the company’s own 296 GTB. However, some minor changes had to be made to fold the hard top. The hard top of a car traveling at 45 km/h takes about 14 seconds. Apart from this, the open top model of this car is about 70 kg more than its GTB variant.
Ferrari 296 GTS Price
This plug-in hybrid variant is the fourth offering from Ferrari. In which four drive modes are available, which are eDrive, Hybrid, Performance and Qualify. This car has been introduced at an ex-showroom price of Rs 6.24 crore.
Will compete with this car
Ferrari’s 296 GTS luxury sports car will be introduced in India, will compete with McLaren 720S Spyder