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autoviva2017-02-16 12:16:36

Ferrari unveils new 812 Superfast

The Ferrari 812 Superfast is an updated version of the F12 and will debut in Geneva

 
 
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New Ferrari 812 Superfast is the company's most powerful V12 road car ever

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a facelift and rebranding. The Italian make has just unveiled the new 812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
, the company's most powerful V12 road car ever, that will have its world debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show.

New Ferrari V12 engine more powerful than ever

 
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of history with V12 engines, FerrariFerrariFerrariItaly, 1947 > present229 models
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is launching a new 6.5-litre V12 engine that unleashes 800hp at 8500rpm. Maximum torque is 718 Nm and is available at 7700rpm. Compared to the F12tdfF12 TDFFerrari F12 TDFItaly, 2015 > present3 photos
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has increased the output by 20hp. This should be FerrariFerrariFerrariItaly, 1947 > present229 models
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's final pure V12 engine, with hybrid assistance or turbocharged is expected for the upcoming models.
 
The new V12 engine has been coupled to a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox and allows the  812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
t to sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 2.9 seconds and reach a top speed of more than 340km/h. Although the  812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
is 110kg heavier (1525kg) than the F12tdfF12 TDFFerrari F12 TDFItaly, 2015 > present3 photos
the two cars still feature identical performance figures.
 

Technological improvements improve handling on the Ferrari 812 Superfast

 
FerrariFerrariFerrariItaly, 1947 > present229 models
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has also worked on the improvement of the handling on the new  812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
. One  of the most significant additions is the electric power steering, a FerrariFerrariFerrariItaly, 1947 > present229 models
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first. The system has been developed to work with the make's Slide Slip Control technology.
 
The new  812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
also gets the second generation of Virtual Short Wheelbase, which improves the steering response times of the car.
 

Ferrari 812 Superfast design

 
FerrariFerrariFerrariItaly, 1947 > present229 models
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says that the design of the new  812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
has been inspired on the two-box design of the glorious 365 GTB4 of 1969365 GTB4 DaytonaFerrari 365 GTB4 DaytonaItaly, 1968 > 197317 photos
.
 
Compared to the F12berlinettaF12berlinettaFerrari F12berlinettaItaly, 2012 > present16 photos
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the new rear-wheel drive model gets a more agressive look, with new LED lights, a new grille and more prominent aerodynamic details. In order to boost downforce or reduce drag FerrariFerrariFerrariItaly, 1947 > present229 models
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has placed active aerodynamic flaps at front.
 
Inside, the cabin has been given a sportier, more radical look with the main elements seeming to float. The instrument cluster display has been updated as well as the sport seats and steering wheel.
 
The Ferrari 812 Superfast812 SuperfastFerrari 812 SuperfastItaly, 2017 > present6 photos
t is being launched in a special new colour, Rosso Settanta, which marks the company’s 70th anniversary. 
Encyclopedia
FerrariFerrari
812 Superfast812 Superfast
Engine
V 12 (65º vee)
Displacement
396 cu in
Top Speed
0 mph
Transmission
7, Double Clutch
Maximum power
800 hp @ 8500 rpm
Type
Fixed-head coupé
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
15.79 US MPG
price
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annual ownership cost
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