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2012 Ferrari FF Review


A Sports Coupe for All Conditions

A side view of a 2012 Ferrari FF

In short: A 4-passenger, 4-wheel drive sports coupe.

The Ferrari FF is short for "Ferrari Four" — as in four-passenger and four-wheel drive. With its innovative 4RM drive system, the FF sends torque to all four wheels, providing maximum traction and control in all weather conditions — and at all speeds. Generating 651 horsepower and 504 lb-ft of torque from its direct-injected V12, this four-seat sports coupe rockets from 0 to 60 in just 3.7 seconds, and is designed to keep its sure-footed feel when taking hairpin mountain turns at high velocity. Of course, what good would a winter-ready ride be without enough cargo room to accommodate a weekend ski trip? Thankfully, the fold-down rear seats provide plenty of space for a pair of planks, making the Ferrari FF the perfect vehicle for a posh Vail vacation.

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

Base Price: $300,000 (est.)

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, 4-wheel drive, 4-passenger, 2-door coupe

Engine: 6.3-liter naturally aspirated 65° V12 engine with direct injection
Horsepower: 651 hp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque: 504 lb-ft @ 6,000 rpm
Transmission: 7-speed automated dual-clutch with F1-style paddle shifters

Curb weight:
4,147 lbs
Wheelbase: 117.7 in
Length/Width/Height: 193.2/76.9/54.3 in

all-wheel two-piece ventilated carbon-ceramic disc brakes; ABS; electronic brakeforce distribution
Suspension: double wishbone front; multi-link rear; coil springs; stabilizer bars; continuously variable monotube dampers

Traction: electronic stabilization control; F1-Trac traction control; 4RM 4-wheel drive

Top Speed: 208 mph
0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds

60-0 mph: 114.8 ft

EPA Combined:
15.3 mpg

driver and front passenger front airbags; driver and front passenger side airbags


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PNW072811 (Updated: 10/19/11 NW)