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This is the Ferrari with the most powerful 800hpV12 production engine ever.

The Ferrari 812 Superfast officially made its debut in Philippines, exactly after one year since its international premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show in 2017. This was the first time for the local launch to have two units available for viewing, equipped with different options, highlighting both sporty and elegant sides of the 812 Superfast. One unit in Rosso Corsa with classic Ferrari tan interior and the other one in Bianco Avus with Bordeaux interior, showing off the possible carbon fibre options and the level of personalization one can get on their unit.

The 812 in Rossa Corsa (Red)
The 812 in Bianco Avus (White)

The challenge that Ferrari always faces in developing new models is to push the boundaries of its own achievement,” said Autostrada Chairman Wellington Soong.After intensive research and development, this is what they achieved with the 812 Superfast – the fastest and most powerful 12-cylinder engine in the 70-year history of Ferrari.”

Autostrada Motore Managing Director Marc Soong

Autostrada Motore’s Managing Director Marc Soong gave the welcome remarks, and briefly discussed the technology that developed the 812 Superfast. Italian Embassy Charge d’affaires Mr. Fabio Schina extolled Autostrada’s effort in promoting Ferrari in the Philippines.

Italian Embassy Charge d’affaires Mr. Fabio Schina

Large Displacement Engine

The 800hp, 6.5-litre 12 cylinder heart

Powered by a new and bigger 6.5-litre V12 engine that unleashes 800hp, the 812 Superfast is the new benchmark in the front mid-engine sports car segment, achieving maximum power output at 8,500 rpm, which translates to a specific power output of 123hp/l. The engine’s power is underscored by a full, rich exhaust sound that is music to an enthusiast’s ear. The maximum torque is [email protected],000 rpm, a significant 80% of which is already available at 3,500 rpm, improving both drivability and pick-up even at low revs. (By the way, the 812 monicker means 800hp from a 12-cylinder engine).

4-wheel steering

It is the first Ferrari to adopt Electric Power Steering (EPS). The vehicle also sees the introduction of the Virtual Short Wheelbase 2.0 system (PCV), which combines electric front-wheel steering assistance with the mechanical concept built around tire dimensions and the rear-wheel steering. These systems are integrated with the vehicle dynamics control system based on the latest 5.0 version of Side Slip Control (SSC), intended to improve the nimbleness of handling and reduce the vehicle response times.

The interior of the 812 Superfast has been completely redesigned. The cabin has a sportier, more advanced look with the main components seeming to float. The horizontal dash loops stylishly around the central air vents for a sophisticated, sculptural impression. The new seats are designed to be sportier and more ergonomic, alongside of which a new steering wheel, instrument clusters, the latest infotainment, and air-conditioning units are placed in accordance with the new HMI standards.

The only available transmission for the 812 Superfast is an automated manual dual-clutch 7-speed F1 gearbox manufactured for Ferrari by Getrag, similar to the gearbox used in the Ferrari 458.

The 20in tire/rim combination

The 812 Superfast utilizes 20-inch wheels at the front and the rear. The tires are Pirelli P Zeros with 275/35 ZR 20 for the front tires and 315/35 ZR 20 for the rear.The brakes are carbon-ceramic Brembo Extreme Design disc brakes. The front brakes have a diameter of 398 millimeters and the rear brakes have a diameter of 360 millimeters.

Performance:

0-100kph: 2.9 seconds      0-200kph:7.9 seconds      0-300kph:20.9 seconds

Top Speed: 340kph

Fast enough for you?  A Ferrari that is truly deserving of the name “Superfast”!

 

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