Ferrari 812 Superfast unveiled ahead of Geneva world premiere


Ferrari has unveiled the 812 Superfast, ahead of its world premiere at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show in March. This new Ferrari will be a replacement of the F12 Berlinetta.

Powering the 812 Superfast is a front-mounted 6.5-litre, V12 engine that churns out 789 BHP at 8,500 rpm, which is around 60 BHP more than the model it replaces. The torque output is rated at 718 Nm @ 7,000 rpm. Ferrari claims that around 80% of this torque output is available from as down as 3,500 rpm, thus improving the car's driveability. The engine is mated to a dual-clutch transmission that sends power to the rear wheels. Ferrari claims that the 812 Superfast can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, while its top speed is limited to 340 km/h.

The 812 Superfast is 4,657 mm long, 1,971 mm wide and 1,276 mm tall. Designed at the Ferrari Styling Centre in Maranello, Italy, the 812 Superfast appears to be an evolution of the F12 Berlinetta's design. However, Ferrari designers have given the new car some sharper cues. As a result, it comes with a long bonnet area, a sloping fastback-style roofline and a higher placed taillight cluster. The 812 Superfast gets full LED headlamps, a wide air dam on the front bumper, sharper lines running around the hood and the doors and four circular taillights, two on each side of the car. The rear bumper houses the quad exhaust setup and a rear diffuser.

The interiors continue to offer the quintessential Ferrari layout, with a horizontally designed dashboard, machined aluminium finish on the circular AC vents and a new steering wheel that continues to house all major control buttons of the car.

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