Ferrari has handed the F12berlinetta a facelift and rebranding. The Italian make has just unveiled the new 812 Superfast, 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, Ferrari
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 F12tdf Ferrari
has increased the output by 20hp. This should be Ferrari
'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 Superfast
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 Superfast
is 110kg heavier (1525kg) than the F12tdf
the two cars still feature identical performance figures.
Technological improvements improve handling on the Ferrari 812 Superfast
has also worked on the improvement of the handling on the new 812 Superfast
. One of the most significant additions is the electric power steering, a Ferrari
first. The system has been developed to work with the make's Slide Slip Control technology.
The new 812 Superfast
also gets the second generation of Virtual Short Wheelbase, which improves the steering response times of the car.
Ferrari 812 Superfast design
Compared to the F12berlinetta
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 Ferrari
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 Superfast
t is being launched in a special new colour, Rosso Settanta, which marks the company’s 70th anniversary.
V 12 (65º vee)
396 cu in
7, Double Clutch
800 hp @ 8500 rpm
Fuel consumption (combined)
15.79 US MPG
annual ownership cost