Ferrari reveals 789bhp V12 supercar in Geneva


Ferrari has launched its latest V12 supercar at the Geneva Motor Show, and it can top 211mph.

Dubbed the 812 Superfast, the two-door coupe boasts a whopping 789bhp. This power comes from a vast 6.5-litre V12 petrol engine, which is larger and more efficient than the unit found in the 812's predecessor, the F12.

The car also gets a stop/start system, which cuts the engine when the vehicle is stationary in a bid to save fuel.

The engine sends its huge power to the rear wheels via a new dual-clutch gearbox, which offers lightning-fast gear changes.

Supplementary rear-wheel steering has also been fitted, along with huge Brembo brakes, as Ferrari attempts to make the car more agile and better to drive both in traffic and on the race track.

The car's dramatic exterior was sculpted in a wind tunnel, with all the curves and fins offering downforce that holds the car down at high speeds to increase grip.

Inside, the car gets a minimalist cabin inspired by Ferrari's racers. The majority of the buttons, such as the engine start switch and even the indicator controls, have been placed on the steering wheel to make the 812 feel like a Formula 1 car.

Ferrari has not yet announced pricing for the 812 Superfast, but it is expected to cost more than £250,000.

Ferrari reveals 789bhp V12 supercar in Geneva

Ferrari reveals 789bhp V12 supercar in Geneva