Novitec's Maserati GranCabrio is your dentist's ultimate supercar

There's not much wrong with the Maserati GranCabrio, but any perceived fault can be outrun by a $28,000 upgrade from Novitec that puts 590 hp behind the trident. Can a dentist handle a supercar like this? » 4/11/11 3:00pm 4/11/11 3:00pm

Novitec Abarth 500: 212 HP Espresso Shot

It's possible the excitement we feel about the American Fiat 500 introduction's just misplaced hope for the importation of the hot Abarth 500, which now makes us want the even hotter 212 hp Novitec-tuned version. » 11/29/10 12:45pm 11/29/10 12:45pm

Novitec Rosso Ferrari Scuderia 16M: 696 HP, 205 MPH, "P***y Magnet"…

Want to drop serious dime on a tuned super car, yet still look like a trashy reality TV celeb? Well, then, the Novitec Rosso Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M is the tuner car for you. And look, it's yellow! » 6/29/09 12:00pm 6/29/09 12:00pm

Novitec Rosso Twin-Supercharged Ferrari 430 Scuderia

What happens when you bolt two superchargers to a Ferrari 430 Scuderia? Well, you get 717 HP at 8,350 RPM, and 532 lb-ft of torque at 6,250 RPM. That massive power is good for 216 MPH when equipped with an available taller gear ratio. Accelerating from a standstill, you'll hit 62 MPH in 3.5 seconds, and 124 MPH in… » 6/27/08 12:30pm 6/27/08 12:30pm

Novitec Fiat Grande Punto X-One

The Novitec crew apparently took a break from messing with Ferraris to toy with another Fiat Group burner. Make that oil burner. It's the Novitec Fiat Grande Punto X-One, a warmed-over version of Fiat's popular European hatch. Not quite a hot hatch from the factory, the diesel Punto's gotten a makeover including body… » 8/17/07 8:04am 8/17/07 8:04am

Maserati Novitec Quattroporte

Some say the Italian-car tweakers at Novitec are masters of overkill. Eyeballing a typical Novitec job, they'll remark, "If Ferrari wanted the F430 to have twin superchargers they'd have have had God install them when he came to visit the Pope." But Novitec is undaunted by such purism. Nonetheless, their latest is a… » 7/03/07 7:25am 7/03/07 7:25am

Novitec's Latest: Ferrari F430 Bi-Compressor Evoluzione

German Ferrari tweakers Novitec Rosso's been messing with the Ferrari F430 since it first materialized from Maranello. Its modus operandi is to stick twin superchargers on the stock V8 and see what happens. What happened previously was a peak of 636 hp. Now, with its new Evoluzione model, the company's added 20… » 4/17/07 7:32am 4/17/07 7:32am

Aero Kit: Novitec's Wind Tunnel Tests

Were it not for the media tweakers at Novitec, a German tuning shop specializing in Ferraris, we'd never ever get to see how engineers tunnel-test a Ferrari fitted with one of the company's aero kits. But there we are — complete with photo spread. It's a story of how a bunch of really smart people determine the drag… » 11/14/06 4:04pm 11/14/06 4:04pm

Pistonheads Drives the Novitec Ferrari F430

Tuning shops that tweak out the Ferrari F430 have some cojones, don't they? Imagine taking a perfectly balanced sports car and adding a bunch of aftermarket junk. Calling that logic is like calling putting your brain in a Cuisinart "thinking out of the box." For the non-purist, however, Novitec's package of… » 1/26/06 10:52am 1/26/06 10:52am