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Recently previewed with the name F620 GT, the F12berlinetta features a new V12 engine and advanced architecture, aerodynamics, components and electronic controls, which make it the most powerful Ferrari road car ever produced, with an output of 740 hp, a 0-100 km/h time of 3.1 seconds, a 0-200 km/h sprint in 8.5 seconds and a top speed of over 340 km/h. The F12berlinetta was designed by the Ferrari Styling Centre in collaboration with Pininfarina. The car successfully combines uncompromising aerodynamics with harmonious proportions, which interpret the typical elements of Ferrari’s front-engined V12 cars. Thanks to careful aerodynamic studies, the downforce has been increased by 76 per cent (123 kg at 200 km/h) while drag has been significantly reduced – the Cd is 0.299. The dimensions are relatively compact, with a length of 4618 mm, a width of 1942 mm and a height of 1273 mm, while the total dry weight is just 1,520 kg, achieved through an all-aluminum construction.
The NSX Concept gives an indication on the second generation NSX model, which will make use of lightweight materials, a mid-mounted V-6 engine, and an array of new technologies, including the new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) hybrid system. Badged as an Acura in the US, the new NSX, which is expected to go on sale in the next three years, will be developed by Honda R&D Americas and manufactured in Ohio. While most supercars opt for brute force delivered from a large engine, the NSX Concept champions the true racing philosophy of an extremely favorable power-to-weight ratio.
The Huayra features a 6.0 V12 Mercedes-AMG engine, with 700 hp and 1,00 Nm, which takes it to a top speed of more than 370 km/h. The layout features a forward-positioned cabin and an elongated rear end, which visually enhances the idea of movement. Named after “Aymara Huayra Tata”, God of the Wind, the Pagani Huayra was designed over the course of 5 years. Pagani Huayra Rear ViewThe structure of the Huayra is a carbon-titanium monocoque, combined with front and rear CrMo subframes that incorporate energy absorbing crash structures.