The new Ferrari beast is here and we finally know its name: Ferrari 812 Competizione. Its about anticipated model just a few days ago with the most powerful naturally aspirated engine in Ferrari history, a 830 hp V12 that rises to 9,500 laps, and of which all the secrets have now been revealed.
The Ferrari 812 Competizione in a special and more radical version of the 812 Superfast that anticipates the end of the commercial cycle of the berlinetta. It does, yes, in style and accompanied by a targa variant that has also been unveiled this Wednesday: the Ferrari 812 Competition A.
Aesthetically, the Ferrari 812 Competizione adopts elements that give it a more aggressive appearance than the 812 Superfast and that are focused on maximizing the aerodynamics and lightness, the other great factors apart from the engine in which the Italians have put all their care.
For example, the bumper has been redesigned and adopts new, wider air intakes and a more pronounced divider, as well as a hood crossed wide by a carbon fiber part.
At the rear, the most significant change is the replacement of the rear window with a aluminum foil equipped with a vortex generator, which contributes to improving downforce by 40%. The more pronounced spoiler and the more imposing rear diffuser with the redesigned and relocated exhausts are also not by any means unnoticed.
The “extensive” use of carbon fiber has allowed lighten weight by 38kg compared to the 812 Superfast, stopping the scale at 1,487 kg when empty.
One of the novelties in this section has been the carbon fiber rims, available for the first time in a Ferrari V12, with which it is possible to slim the car by 3.7 kg.
V12 engine fired up to 9,500 rpm
Under the hood, the 812 Competizione and 812 Competizione A equip a V12 that delivers a whopping 830 hp at 9,500 rpm and 692 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm, making it the most powerful and fastest revving Ferrari street engine in history. For reference, the standard 812 delivers 800 hp at 8,500 rpm, and is without a doubt one of the best engines ever installed in a production car.
To achieve this, several areas of the engine have been redesigned, the fluid dynamics of its intake systems have been optimized and combustion and internal friction have been reduced, summarizes Ferrari.
The result is a supercar with a power-to-weight ratio of 1.79 kg / hp and capable of going from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.85 seconds and from 0 to 200 km / h in 7.5 seconds. Its maximum speed is 340 km / h.
The engine of the 812 Competizione and 812 Competizione A is associated with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox that has been optimized taking advantage of the experience in Formula 1, to reduce changeover times by 5% and “take the performance of this solution to the extreme, ensuring an unprecedented sensation of change for a V12”, asserts the brand.
In the case of the Targa, the specifications have not yet transcended, although its performance is expected to be somewhat less radical as a result of the extra weight of the hood.
At the design level, the convertible version only differs from the 812 Competizione at the rear, which has been redesigned to house the retractable carbon roof when not necessary.
Both the Ferrari 812 Competizione and the 812 Competizione A will be manufactured in limited editions whose prices are currently unknown.
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