Oooh Yeaaah

This weekend I bought my new (to me) ultrawide zoom lens (more on that in a future post).  I met up with the seller at a neighborhood Starbucks.  When he got there, we shook hands and exchanged pleasantries.  Then I mounted the lens onto my camera and looked around to find something to test it out on.  Oh, cool.  A $260,000 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano.  Yeah, I guess that'll do.

Some fun facts:  6 liter, 12 cylinder engine, generating 620 horsepower (!) and 449 lb-ft of torque.  0-100 kmh (~ 62 mph) in 3.7 seconds, which was the fastest ever production car made by Ferrari at the time of the car's introduction and was one of the fastest by any production manufacturer period.  And it completely misses the point, but hey, it does qualify as a fun fact: 11 mpg.  I wonder under what conditions they measure that on a supercar.  Certainly not the conditions under which it begs to be driven!  So, your mileage may definitely vary.  I already mentioned the most important stat of all, at least to people like me who can't afford one: it'll set you back a cool quarter million.


  1. For no good reason I'm not a ferrari fan. But that is a beeyootifull car. I would not kick it out of the garage for eating crackers.


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