Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

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Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Manufacturer:Ferrari
Class:front-engined 2+2 coupe
Production:2004 — present
Predecessor:Ferrari 456
Body Styles:Coupe
Engines:5.7 L V12
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The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti is a gran turismo car that entered production in 2004. It is a large two door coupe with a 2+2 seating arrangement, the first Ferrari designed for four adult passangers. The 612 Scaglietti was designed to replace the smaller Ferrari 456M.

The 612 Scaglietti shares its naturally aspirated 5.7 L (5748ccm) V12 engine with the 575M Maranello. The Dino-based engine produces 540 bhp at 7250 rpm with a compression ratio of 11.2:1. The car is capable of 199 mph (315 km/h) and has a 0-60 mph time of 4.2 seconds. It comes with two six speed transmission options: a conventional manual or the F1A paddle shift system, a much refined version of the F1 system in Ferrari 360 Modena.

The 612 is Ferrari's second all-aluminium vehicle, the first being the 360 Modena. Its space frame (developed with Alcoa) is made from extrusions and castings of the material, and the aluminium body is welded on. The chassis of the 612 will form the basis of the new 600 Imola, the replacement for the current V12 575M sports car.

It is produced at Ferrari's Carrozzeria Scaglietti plant, the former home of the car's namesake coachbuilder in Modena, Italy. The design, especially the large side scallops, pays homage to a unique early 1960's Ferrari car built to film director Roberto Rossellini's personal taste for actress Ingrid Bergman.

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