Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Ferrari’s exotic F12 Berlinetta is a car designed to offer
a super-performance on the road. Before the unveiling of the
La Ferrari, this car was Ferrari’s most powerful and
fastest model. Fans who love fast cars should consider this
vehicle which has a good combination of power and comfort.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Exterior

The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta features an aluminum frame chassis
which utilizes different alloy grades and carbon-fiber elements
which results in a kerb weight of 1630kg.The exterior is very
attractive featuring space-age angles and an array of
aerodynamic channels that improve its performance. These
features have been proven to lower its drag up to 299.

The front fascia features stylish, vertical LED headlights, a
conservative bonnet and black highlights which are in sync with
its traditional character. The sides are phallic in appearance
while the signature Ferrari handles and swooping lines flow to
its rear.

The rear which looks like a hatchback in all senses features
circular taillights as well as gigantic quad-exhaust pipes. The
supercar has a glass rear door that opens upwards for cargo.
The vehicle also features vanes that automatically open at
high-speeds to let in cooling air into its rotors and calipers.

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Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Interior

The interior has been excellently designed using the latest
cutting-edge technology. Ferrari has cut down features to a
minimum to boost the car’s efficiency and sportiness while
still maintaining an enviable cabin.

Its designers have carefully optimized the cabin space to curve
a sporty driving position and still guarantee maximum comfort
by incorporating up-to-date technological features  and
exotic hand-executed detailing synonymous with Ferrari.
Everything has been laid out in a logical and ergonomic manner
that improves its human machine interface. This allows the
driver to easily reach controls without taking his hands off
its 3-spoke, flat-bottomed steering wheel. The steering wheel
is integrated with various functions such as turn signals,
windshield wipers, headlights controls, a button that starts
and puts off the engine as well as a knob that selects the
driving mode. Its cock pit features high-tech functions with
aircraft-inspired finishes.

Other features such as climate control are also conveniently
located on the dashboard. The instrument cluster feature a
large tachometer placed at the front center and is surrounded
by a fuel gauge, speedometer and gauges for oil and water
temperature. Fans will have an option to get customized specs
through the auto maker’s Tailor Made Program at an extra fee.

It comes with 350-litres cargo storage space which can be
expanded to 500L which is impressive for a super car. The
vehicle also comes with electronic driving aids which include
Ferrari’s F1-Trac traction control, a high-performance ABS
system, electronic differential and ESP Premium.  It also
comes with a reversing camera and parking sensors.

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Engine, Specs and Performance

Under the hood of this stylish beast of a car is a 65-degree
6.3 L V-12 power-plant. The unit is capable of delivering up to
730 hp and 509 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired to a
7-speed paddle-shift dual-clutch transmission system.

With that huge power output, this supercar moves from 0-60 mph
in a stunning 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 210 mph. In
terms of fuel economy, when conservatively driven, the car
delivers EPA ratings of 12 mpg for city, 16 mpg on highway and
combined rating of 13 mpg.

Though these numbers are way below the industry average, they
make the vehicle one of the most efficient in its segment. To
keep this huge power in check, the vehicle features huge carbon
ceramic brakes on all four fronts.

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Ferrari F12 Berlinetta 6.3 L V-12 engine

Price and release date

According to our credible sources, Ferrari is finalizing
development of a new model which will sell as a Ferrari F12
Berlinetta 2016 model. The new vehicle is expected to be
unveiled in late 2015 or early 2016. Its price will fall around
the current model’s $ 330,000.

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Competition:

This artwork of auto industry, in our humble opinion does not
have true competition, but if we need to name a few models
that can be compared to the wonderful Ferrari F12 Berlinetta,
that are supercars like: Zenovo ST1, Lykan Hypersport or Bugatti Veyron.