New Ferrari 812 Superfast: Italian carmaker’s finest?

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Ferrari may have outdone itself. The iconic Italian automaker will debut the Ferrari 812 Superfast, “the most powerful and fastest Ferrari” in the manufacturer’s history at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show.

Th 87th Geneva Auto Show will be held March 9-19.

According to Ferrari, the 812 Superfast will be brand’s last naturally aspirated V12. It’s powered by a 6.5-liter V12 that outputs about 789 horsepower, 8,500 rpm and 525 pound-feet of torque at 7,000 rpm.

The new Ferrari 812 Superfast will debut at the Geneva Auto Show
The new Ferrari 812 Superfast will debut at the Geneva Auto Show.

The 812 Superfast, which is front-mid mounted, is matched to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. It’s the first Ferrari to use electric power steering. Four-wheel steering has been added to increase low-speed maneuverability as well as high-speed stability and responsiveness.

The V12’s acceleration is 0-100 kph in 2.9 seconds and it has a top see of 211 mph.

The Ferrari 812 Superfast has a dramatically updated exterior design. It looks more aggressive with improved aerodynamics. The changes include a new grille, quad tail lights and a heavily revised headlight design.

The famous Ferrari Red will also change to a new shade for the celebration of Ferrari’s 70th anniversary. The interior has also been updated with new seats, controls and instrumentation.

 

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