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Old 01-25-2011, 11:18 AM   #1
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Its not your Dads Stationwagon!! thats for sure!!

The NEW 2012 Ferrari FF

The Pininfarina-styled four-seater folds futuristic shapes and detailing into classic front-engine proportions. The front end is dominated by a hood and headlights that are inspired by the 458 Italia, while the greenhouse sits far aft and flows into to a rear end with recessed taillights and a low tailgate. It is long (193.2 inches), wide (76.9 inches), and relatively low (54.3 inches), and to our eyes, it is absolutely stunning. The FF, says Ferrari, seats four comfortably and offers ample space for luggage.

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2012 Ferrari FFThe FF moniker stands for "Ferrari Four" in reference to the fact that all four of the wheels are driven. Ferrari claims that its all-wheel-drive system, called 4RM, is 50 percent lighter than comparable systems, but provides no details on how this was achieved. (RM stands for ruote motrici, so 4RM just means “four-wheel-drive” in Italian.) Regardless, the Italians have managed to keep total weight down to 3,946 pounds, no small feat given the size and power of the car. (The last 612 Scaglietti we tested was nearly 200 pounds heavier, at 4,123.)

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Fifty-seven percent of that weight is perched over the rear axle. Curiously, British manufacturer Jensen built a four-seat, all-wheel-drive supercar by the name of FF in the late Sixties. The acronym then stood for Ferguson Formula, Harry Ferguson Research being the supplier of its all-wheel drive system.

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The shape and drivetrain layout may be unusual, but the engine is pure Ferrari: a 6.3-liter, naturally aspirated 65-degree V-12 that produces 651 hp at a screaming 8,000 rpm and 504 lb-ft of torque at 6,000. The power is channeled through a dual-clutch transmission and performance, as you would expect, should be extraordinary. Ferrari claims that zero to 60 mph will take just 3.7 seconds—we suspect that is a highly conservative guess—and top speed will be a lofty 208 mph. Magnetorheological shocks will help the FF handle, and Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes will halt it. Fuel efficiency is rated at 15.3 mpg in the European combined cycle, which is invariably more optimistic than the EPA cycles in the U.S. So don’t expect the FF to be the green Ferrari we’ve been expecting.
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:21 AM   #2
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It shares styling simularities with a 370Z imo...perticularly the headlights.
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:27 AM   #3
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:27 AM   #4
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It looks pretty good for having 4 seats. I don't think I would want to drive it though. I like the Panamera better. If you're going for practicality, might as well get 4 doors.
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:34 AM   #5
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kinda looks like a solstice station wagon if they made one
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Old 01-25-2011, 12:49 PM   #6
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Z4M Coupe and 370Z mated...
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Old 01-25-2011, 01:24 PM   #7
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I tell you what guys, I still prefer the look of the Camaro.
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Old 01-25-2011, 01:30 PM   #8
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Old 01-25-2011, 01:42 PM   #9
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Don't like it. What's next? A McLaren Four Seater?

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Old 01-25-2011, 01:56 PM   #10
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It looks pretty good for having 4 seats. I don't think I would want to drive it though. I like the Panamera better. If you're going for practicality, might as well get 4 doors.
You must have missed this part:

The NEW 2012 Ferrari FF

But seriously, it is pretty dumb. I like the awd, but the rest is, eh.

Reminds me of the m coupe

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Old 01-25-2011, 02:11 PM   #11
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FF= Fast and Furious? Don't care if was affordable. I wouldn't even look at it on the lot.
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Old 01-25-2011, 02:35 PM   #12
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Looks like something austin powers would drive.
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:25 PM   #13
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:52 PM   #14
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What is this a high school girls bathroom? Too much
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:56 PM   #15
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I acutally like it!
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:02 PM   #16
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This is stupid. Just because Porsche builds a 4-door, everyone wants to try something different. This is getting out of hand. My fear is that we're going to start seeing Lamborghini pickups and smart fortwelve limos.
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:34 PM   #17
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I wanna see a ferrari SUV and Lambo SUV
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:56 PM   #18
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There's a lambo SUV
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:06 PM   #19
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I want a new one though. I like this Ferrari...
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:25 PM   #20
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i think Enzo is so mad he's coming out of his grave any time now.
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:10 PM   #21
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It's actually replacing the Scaglietti, an existing 4 seater Ferrari. It's not really a new concept except for the 4WD system and the shape of it. To me this is just the redesign of an existing model in the Ferrari line up, not an all new model. There have been 2 door, 4 seat Ferraris for a long time. Having said that, it's kinda butt ugly isn't it?!

Whoever buys one will be blowing the doors off of most anybody laughing at them in any case. 651 HP stock?! Holy shmoly! I saw a video of this car being tested in the snow just hauling *ss. I suspect that I'll be seeing a few in Moscow real soon!
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Old 01-26-2011, 12:55 PM   #22
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Sounds and looks made up--like a mishmash of the 458 Italia, Maserati GT, and California.
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Old 02-12-2011, 10:24 PM   #23
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Ferrari unveils new car, Ferrari FF

[2b]The FF, which will replace the 612 Scaglietti four-seater, boasts a 12-cylinder, 6.3-liter direct-injection engine that produces 651 horsepower with 504 pound-feet of torque and can accelerate from zero to 62 mph in 3.7 seconds.

The FF will make its official debut at the 2011 Geneva motor show, production begins 2012.

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Old 02-12-2011, 11:19 PM   #24
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front aggresive styling cannot overcome the fugly rear hatchback.
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