Ferrari has produced a sports car with the name of the Ferrari 360 Modena, the product was successfully replaced by the Ferrari 355 and Ferrari F430. It is a mid engined, rear wheel drive V8 powered 2 seat coupe. For the Ferrari 360 Modena, Ferrari partnered with Alcoa to produce an entirely all new aluminum space frame chassis is 40% stiffer than the F355, yet 28% lighter despite a 10% increase in overall dimensions. Along with the new frame was a new Pininfarina body styling that broke ranks with the last decade of sharp angles and flip-up headlights, replacing them with a rounded appearance that harkened to the 1960s. New V8 engine, common to all versions, just a bit bigger and more powerful than the F355 at 3.6 liters and 400 bhp (300 kW), but the lighter frame and added stiffness better performance; 0 to 100 km / h ( 62 mph) acceleration performance improved from 4.6 to 4.3 seconds.
Substitute the V8 engine produces models that followed, the F430 (internally referred to as evoluzione or evo) which debuted in 2004. Three versions will be produced the Ferrari 360 Modena Challenge Stradale 360 Spider street legal version of the car track 360 Challenge, which features the F1 electrohydraulic manual transmission addition there are regular racing car manufacturer Ferrari 360 Modena Challenge, which make series factory built customer race car based Modena 360 but completely stripped out and non road legal. 360 GT-C, a 360 Challenge stripped and tuned by Prodrive Veloqx to compete in the N-GT class. There is also one Ferrari "modificato" 360 Modena. Details are limited, but it is known to have had extensive performance modifications carried out at the request of the buyer. Additional versions, 360 Barchetta, is one wedding gift from Ferrari to Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo.
The first model of the 360 to ship was the Ferrari 360 Modena, named after the town of Modena, the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari. Six-speed gearbox is available as a manual, or F1 electrohydraulic manual which was only offered after late 2000. The car went into production in 1999 and remained in production until 2005 when it was replaced by the F430. Ferrari 360 Modena was followed by the 360 Spider, Ferrari's 20th road going convertible. In addition to weight, specifications Spiders match Modena almost exactly. The Challenge Stradale (or CS 360) was then added to the line of the road. Basically a light version of the Modena, dropping 110 kilograms and drastically improving handling through optimizations such as uprated titanium springs (lowering unsprung weight), stiffer bushes (from 360 Challenge cars) and uprated rear anti roll bar (the same anti-roll bar as used on 430 Scuderia).
Changes included larger 19 "BBS wheels, the use of carbon fiber for the frame of the seat and mirrors, titanium springs were also 20% stiffer, and Carbon fiber reinforced Silicon Carbide (C / SiC) ceramic composite disc brakes. Various An option is allowed to further weight reductions, including replacing the leather interior with fabric, removal of power windows and mirrors, and removal of the stereo. Lexan side windows were available in Europe only. was officially introduced in March 2003 at the Geneva International Motor Show and went into production shortly thereafter CS can be compared to the Porsche GT3 RS model in design approach and many magazines have placed them head to head in road tests. Similarly, a little history of traveling production Ferrari 360 Modena.