|"Car of the Year"... choice of Forbes Magazine
Maranello, 17 September – First again! The exclusive bi-monthly ‘Forbes FYI’ has chosen the 575M Maranello as ‘car of the year 2003’. In the opinion of the magazine, ‘though it isn’t Ferrari’s new car this year, the 575 is the very essence of the sporty drive’. The noted magazine from overseas clearly states the ‘it is not possible to find a better car’. Particular attention was paid to the V12 515bhp engine, which, once the pedal is pressed, gives ‘such an intense and thrilling response that would be literally shocking if it wasn’t for the fact that the car really is entertaining to drive.
What makes the Ferrari 575M unique in the combination of unique elegance and exuberent, sporty performance. Forbes particularly appreciated the version with racing seats that make the driver feel that at the wheel he is ‘Schumacher in the making’.