Sunday, February 19, 2017

All You're Ever Likely to See of a Ferrari 812 Superfast

We've got a 6.5-litre V12 under the bonnet, one that produces 588kW of power at 8500rpm, as well as 718Nm of torque. That's well more than double the power of the latest Porsche 911, 43kW more than the outgoing F12 Berlinetta and 44kW more than the new Lamborghini Aventador S.

- Stuff: Eight things you need to know about the new Ferrari 812 Superfast

The picture shows the beautiful flowing curves of a Ferrari and the lines of these cars are as much a part of their sex appeal as their speed.  In the Rockhouse estimation, this is one extremely beautiful vehicle.  This view of it receding into the distance is the only one most are likely to see.

Measurement of power output in kilowatts makes it sound like an electric car but the significance of the Ferrari 812 Superfast is it's likely to be the last which is neither electric, turbocharged, nor some kind of hybrid.

Check out the cockpit to this car.

That looks like the closest to a real video game you can ever get.  I suppose those must be paddle shifters on each side of the wheel plus other buttons to do who knows what.  We may not see again the vehicles which relied on the steering wheel only to turn the car or to toot the horn.

Find all manner of details in the original article as this one should be sufficient to give you a taste for it.

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