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 10.1 … » 6/27/08 12:30pm 6/27/08 12:30pm

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 horses… » 4/17/07 7:32am 4/17/07 7:32am

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 carbon-fiber… » 1/26/06 10:52am 1/26/06 10:52am