The 2016 Ferrari F 12 Berlinetta is a great combination of power, style and refinement. This is considered to be Ferrari’s fastest on road car with a sleek and powerful front engine V 12. The grandeur of this car is its features, that are loaded with a front-mid, rear-wheel drive, 6.3-litre V12 configuration engine. This powerful machine was first introduced for public observation at the Geneva Motor Show in 2012. Ferrari F 12 Berlinetta manages the 0-100 kmph mark in 3.1 seconds and can hit speeds of upto 340 kmph. It’s engine generates 730bhp at 8500 rpm and 690Nm of peak torque at 6000 rpm and is mated to 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
Ferrari F12 berlinetta returns with 12 mpg in the city and 16 mpg on the highway when driven conservatively. It is to be considered most fuel efficient car in this segment.
The Ferrari boasts of large carbon ceramic brakes on all four corners that keep the extra power in check, while the vanes that open automatically at high speeds help route cool air to the rotors and the calipers. It includes a high-performance ABS system with Ferrari’s F1-Trac traction control and ESP Premium.
This machine is made up of 12 different alloys so as to reduce its overall weight and increase its structural stiffness.
Let’s have an idea of some of its specification:
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT|
|Length||181,8 in (4618 mm)|
|Width||76,5 in (1942 mm)|
|Height||50,1 in (1273 mm)|
|Wheelbase||107,1 in (2720 mm)|
|Front track||65,6 in (1665 mm)|
|Rear track||63,7 in (1618 mm)|
|Dry weight*||3362,0 lb (1525 kg)|
|Kerb weight*||3593,5 lb (1630 Kg)|
|Weight distribution||46% front, 54% rear|
|Fuel tank||24.3 US gal – 20.2 UK/gal (92 l)|
|TYRES AND RIMS|
|Front||255/35 ZR 20 9.5J|
|Rear||315/35 ZR 20 11.5J|
|Front (winter)||255/35 ZR 20 9.5J|
|Rear (winter, can be used with chains)||305/35 ZR 20 11.5J|
|Bore/stroke||3.7 x 2.96 in (94 x 75,2 mm)|
|Total capacity||382.13 cu in (6262 cc)|
|Maximum power **||545 kW (740 CV) at 8250 rpm|
|Specific power output||88 KW/ cu in (118 CV/l)|
|Maximum torque||690 Nm at 6000 rpm|
|Maximum revs||8700 rpm|
|CCM 3 BRAKES|
|Front||15,7 x 8,8 x 1,5 inch (398 x 223 x 38 mm)|
|Rear||14,2 x 9,2 x 1,3 inch (360 x 233 x 32 mm)|
|ESC||Electronic Stability Control|
|High-performance ABS/EBD||High performance Antilock Braking System/Electronic Brakeforce Distribution|
|F1-Trac||F1 traction control|
|E-Diff 3||Third Generation of Electronic differential|
|SCM-E with dual coil||(magnetorheological suspension control with dual coil system)|
|Maximum speed||over 211 mph (340 km/h)|
|0-100 km/h||3.1 sec|
|0-200 km/h||8.5 sec|
This machine costs around Rs. 4.74 Crore (approximately) in India. The smooth driving and powerful engine convince us to buy this product. It is one of the fastest luxurious car to be included in this league after Ferrari F12 tdf. Berlinetta is the most suited to those buyers who have an extra money to spend on luxuries without burning any holes in their pockets. But I assure you it is worth every penny of your money. Though I myself have not got a chance to drive it yet, but it is a dream come true for me. Buy it to feel the elegant disposition and luxury because sky is the limit.