Enzo was named after the company's founder Enzo Ferrari (which
is the actual model name of the vehicle as well). The full make
and model of this vehicle is actually Ferrari Enzo Ferrari, so
for the purposes of this site, though incorrect, we are calling
the vehicle the Ferrari Enzo, which keep it consistent with of
naming conventions throughout the industry and far less redundant.
Some others have been calling this same vehicle the F60 as well.
So be it.
Enzo was built from 2002 - 2004 using Formula One technology. The
Ferrari Enzo is a 6.0 liter V-12 supercar with 6-speed manual sequential
shift transmission and a carbon fiber body. As a mid-engine car,
the Ferrari Enzo is rated at 660 hp with 657 Nm of torque.
to acceleration, the Ferrari Enzo exotic
car can sprint from 0 - 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and achieve a
top end speed of 220 mph. The Enzo uses some technology not allowed
in Formula One racing. For instance, at 186 mph, the onboard computer
signals the rear spoiler to maintain downforce to assured proper
A total of
400 Ferrari Enzos were produced with the last one been auctioned
at Sotheby's in New York City for $1,250,000, which was nearly double
its sticker price of $650,000. The auction price helped raise money
for the 2004 Tsunami survivors in Indonesia and India.
Enzo is not a car that environmentalists would appreciate. It is
rated at 8 mpg city and 12 mpg highway. Typically, those who buy
and drive supercars such as the Ferrari Enzo are not too concerned
about environmental impact because of two reasons. First, the allure
is the power and speed and second, these cars typically have low
mileage by average automotive standards.
Enzo has been a popular vehicle with the rich elite and with celebrities.
Some of the notables who have owned the Ferrari Enzo include Microsoft
Co-Founder Paul Allen, Nicholas Cage, Eric Clapton, Tommy Hilfiger,
Roger Penske, Rod Stewart and Michael Schumacher.