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2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

 

High-Speed Sports Coupe

A three-quarter front view of a red 2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

In short: This sleek coupe is the fastest Ferrari ever made.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Review

Replacing the outgoing Ferrari 599, the F12 Berlinetta has been touted by its makers as the fastest Ferrari ever — an exciting claim coming from one of the world's most esteemed manufacturers of high-performance cars. This sleek and sexy coupe uses the same 730-horsepower 6.3-liter V12 as the FF wagon and features an outer core composed of 12 different aluminum alloys, making it 360 pounds lighter than its predecessor. The larger, more powerful engine combined with a lightweight, aerodynamic shell results in a car capable of breaking the 0-60 barrier in an astounding 3.1 seconds and reaching a top speed of 211 mph. Not only incredibly fast, the Ferrari F12 is also surprisingly efficient, delivering a 30-percent increase in fuel economy when coupled with an available start/stop system.

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Warranty/Service: 2-year/unlimited-mile basic warranty; 2-year/unlimited-mile drivetrain warranty; 2-year/unlimited-mile corrosion warranty

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Base Price: $315,000 (est.)

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, 2-passenger, 2-door coupe

Engine: 6.3-liter V12 engine
Horsepower: 730 hp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque: 508 lb-ft @ 6,000 rpm
Transmission: 7-speed dual-clutch automatic

Curb weight:
3,363 lbs
Length/Width/Height: 181.8/76.5/50.1

Brakes:
carbon-ceramic brakes with high-performance ABS

Suspension: magnetic suspension
Traction: electronic stabilization control; F1-Trac traction control

Top Speed: 211 mph
0-60 mph: 3.1 seconds

Safety:
dual front airbags

 

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