Ferrari F12 successor with 800 HP

Maranello (Italy), 16 February 2017

The year 2017 marks not only the 60th anniversary which has trademark Caterham or the 40th birthday of the BMW 7 series manufacturers with the legendary "Cavallino Rampante" a reason to celebrate. 70 years ago so in 1947, Enzo Ferrari created the eponymous car company. Reason enough to start the year 2017 with a new Ferrari. With the most powerful V12 cleaner who came each from Maranello. Curtain on the Ferrari 812 superfast.

Design inspiration from the 60s

The successor of the F12 will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 (March 9-19). Muscular wheel arches and four round taillights should remind of the famous Ferrari 365 GTB4 of 1969. And large, is based strongly on its predecessor the 812, acts but much fresher and more modern. In addition an active aerodynamics, which should make the car especially in sporty driving style instrument. For the presentation in Geneva, Ferrari the 812 in a new color to the 70th birthday has wrapped: 'Rosso Settanta'.

800 HP and 780 Newton meters

The strongest free-breathing engine, which it has transplanted in Maranello in a road vehicle is driven the 812 Superfast by a 6.5-liter V12 aspirated engine with 800 HP. The performance is reached at 8,500 rpm, fabulous sound concert included. Thanks to 718 nm and a dual-clutch transmission will be in 2.9 seconds to 100 and up to 340 km/h. 1,525 kilograms, although no lightweight, but about 100 kilograms of 812 is lighter than its predecessor. Even the track-oriented F12tdf weighed only five kilograms of less. There is a price for the 812 yet, the F12berlinetta started however with 268.400 euros and the F12tdf 379.000 euros. (mf)