Spies in Maranello, Italy, captured a few shots of a Ferrari 599 GTO prototype while undergoing testing.  The street legal version of the 599XX was spotted with a new front bumper, grille, and wheels.

Also noticeable is the new roof, potentially made from carbon fiber, and a large new rear diffuser flanked on each side by two exhaust pipes.  New seating was also spotted.

Reports suggest that the 599 GTO comes with a 700 PS (515 kW / 690 bhp) 6.0-liter V12 engine with a 9,000 rpm redline.  At 3.2 seconds, speculation suggests the car will spring to 100 km/h a half-second quicker than the 599 GTB.  Top speed could be around 350 km/h (217 mph).

Pricing of the Ferrari 599 GTO is expected to be around €340,000.  The car should launch later this year.

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