The Ferrari 812 Superfast has arrived on Malaysian shores, following its debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, with a base price of RM1,578,800 not including duty and customisation options.
It is powered by a new 6.5-litre V12 engine which generates 789hp at 8,500rpm and peak torque of 718Nm at 7,000rpm, mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission, which can take the supercar from 0 to 100km/h in 2.9 seconds.
The 812 Superfast is equipped with leading-edge control systems and components, being the first Ferrari to adopt electric power steering (EPS), as well as the introduction of the Virtual Short Wheelbase 2.0 system (PCV) which combines electric front-wheel steering assistance with the mechanical concept built around tyre dimensions and the rear-wheel steering.
These systems are integrated with the vehicle dynamics control system based on the latest 5.0 version of Side Slip Control (SSC).
The car’s multi-functional frontal section, which incorporates a cluster of aerodynamic solutions including active flaps at the front of the underbody, and the rear flank which features an aerodynamic bypass to increase downforce.
Compared with the F12, the downforce of the new model has increased 10% and its downforce at the rear fender duct has risen 8%, significantly improving the performance and driving pleasure.
The interior of the 812 Superfast has been completely redesigned with a sportier, more advanced look while the horizontal dash loops stylishly around the central air vents.
The new seats are designed to be sportier and more ergonomic, alongside of which a new steering wheel, instrument clusters, the latest infotainment, and air-conditioning units are placed in accordance with the new HMI standards.
To commemorate Ferrari’s 70th anniversary, a new colour has been developed for this model – Rosso Settantanni.
“Ferrari has once again pushed the boundaries of its own achievements with the exceptionally futuristic 812 Superfast, the most powerful and fastest road-going Ferrari in the marque’s 70-year history.
“Naza Italia is thrilled to present this unique model for the first time in Malaysia, for we consistently strive to provide our discerning clientele with a varied and exclusive product line-up, all the while infusing passion into the 360 degree Ferrari customer experience,” said Naza World Group of Companies group executive chairman Datuk Wira Hj SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin.