Ferrari 812 Superfast, The Most Complete Ferrari Ever?

The Ferrari 812 Superfast isn’t as hardcore, in-your-face or scary as the brutal F12tdf but as Drive Tribe explains, it is a better car and can achieve some remarkable things.

Jethro Bovingdon recently jumped behind the wheel of a silver 812 Superfast and took it by the scruff of the neck on some twisty Italian roads to explore its performance potential.

Since new Ferrari models generally receive rave reviews, rest assured that so did this 812 Superfast. According to Bovingdon, it is a bit of a “pussy cat” compared to the F12tdf and takes things to entirely new levels compared to the standard F12.

At the heart of the 812 Superfast is a naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine, the largest displacement V12 ever used by the company for a road car. It delivers a total of 800 PS (789 hp) and 718 Nm (530 lb-ft) of torque through the rear wheels via a modified 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Another important development for the new Ferrari is that it uses an electric power steering system for the first time. Does this negatively impact handling? Check out the video after the jump to find out.

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  • Six_Tymes

    I wish I could drive this.

    • Honda NSX-R

      I wish I could even have one…

  • DuDE

    Dear Ferrari,
    You are really good at engineering a brilliant supercar like the 812, but sucks ass at designing it. Please bring back Pininfarina and let them continue designing your future cars like the brilliant F12.

  • GobbleUp

    Sadly it’s also one of the most disjointed and ugly ferrari’s ever made.

  • fabri99

    Ugh, it just bothers me that Ferrari doesn’t hire anyone to design cars for them instead of their Centro Stile. They have a great history of amazing cars and still produce some of the best cars around, yet they seem to lack…good taste. Ferraris are getting ugly, disproportionate and not graceful at all. Seeing what Touring Superleggera was able to do with the Berlinetta Lusso really makes you realise how much better looking this 812 Superfast could have been.

  • MG force.

    The realm of the idiot, comments of little boy idiot! Just see what they are writing below! .812 defined as one of the most beautiful ferrari ever designed! Idiot kids understand little about design!!

  • MG force.

    The realm of the idiot, comments of little boy idiot! Just see what they are writing below! .812 defined as one of the most beautiful ferrari ever designed! Kids Idiots Understand Little About Design https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/82222f892e0a694c77b2aa87c14ee00453bd68a9bc7d219ecc87593d43cf5342.jpg

  • “Complete” with the profile and styling of a C7 Corvette.

  • Blade t

    This design is boring looking….

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