Ferrari on Wednesday revealed in full its new hardcore model of the 812 Superfast.
Known as the 812 Competizione, the limited-edition mannequin is obtainable as both a coupe or convertible, the latter known as the 812 Competizione A.
The brand new version to the Prancing Horse’s lineup probably serves as a sendoff for the 812 mannequin line, much like how Ferrari launched the F12 TDF on the finish of the F12 Berlinetta’s run.
Ferrari 812 Competizione
It is powered by a model of the 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V-12 discovered within the 812 Superfast, tuned right here to ship a peak 819 hp at 9,500 rpm. The V-12 within the Superfast delivers 789 hp at 8,500 rpm. The brand new output is the best of any internal-combustion engine fitted to one in all Ferrari’s street vehicles. There’s additionally a peak 510 lb-ft of torque, which is up 19 lb-ft on the Superfast, and drive is to the rear wheels by way of a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission whose shift instances are claimed to be 5% faster than within the Superfast.
The additional oomph is courtesy of a brand new valve timing mechanism, exhaust system (with square-shaped suggestions and particulate filter), and naturally the upper revs. Efficiency claims embrace a 0-62 mph time of two.85 seconds and a prime velocity of 211 mph.
Naturally, there are some chassis upgrades to enrich the brand new V-12. Along with all-wheel steering, Ferrari has added a brand new model (7.0) of its Aspect Slip Management know-how. The characteristic always analyzes the automobile’s slip angle and compares it with a goal worth primarily based on velocity, grip ranges and different metrics. It then optimizes torque distribution to make the automobile simpler to deal with on the restrict.
Ferrari 812 Competizione A
Ferrari additionally managed to scale back weight over the common 812 Superfast because of elevated use of carbon fiber on the physique and within the cabin, although the automobile is not precisely mild at 3,278 kilos, and that is a dry determine. Ferrari additionally improved the degrees of downforce by way of the brand new entrance fascia, rear diffuser, and rear display which boasts a number of vortex mills.
Apparently, there are rumors the 812 Competizione might be the final V-12-powered Ferrari without electrification or turbocharging, which might make it fairly the collectable.
However it is not the one new Ferrari potential consumers can stay up for. A new V-6-powered model is rumored to seem later this yr and the Purosangue crossover can be coming both late this yr or early subsequent. The automaker can be regarded as out testing early mules for a LaFerrari successor—a automobile that may probably be the premise for Ferrari’s future Le Mans Hypercar racer.