The Ferrari 456 M GT is a GT car manufactured by Ferrari between 1998 to 2003, and is the predecessor of the 612 Scaglietti. Only 688 456 M GTs were built from 1998 to 2003.
The M in its name stands for Modificata, or "Modified" in Italian, as it is an updated version of the Ferrari 456 produced between 1992 and 1997.
The 456 M GT is powered by a 5.5L V12 producing 442HP which is also used in the 550 Maranello, and won the "over 4 litre" class of the International Engine of the Year awards in 2001 and 2002.
Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit
The 456 M GT appears in Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit with a class B rating, and is a downloadable add-on car for the PC release.
The 456 M GT can be selected with a 6-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission, with the manual offering better performance.
- An early version of the showcase menu depicting the 1992-1997 456 GT instead of the 456 M GT can be found in the European PC release of Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit.