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Video: walk around the incredible Ferrari 12 Cilindri, an 820bhp V12 hypercar

Ferrari's latest comes swinging in with a tricky name and a wild, naturally-aspirated V12

Published: 07 May 2024
9 minutes 43 seconds

While this new Ferrari is called the 12 Cylinder, Maranello would prefer you wrapped your lips around their way of talking, and called it the Dodici Cilindri.

(But, Because Marketing, the name is written out as 12Cilindri.)

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It’s an on-the-nose celebration of Ferrari’s signature dish: a big V12. A mighty 6.5-litre instrument, mounted way behind the front axle, and under a gigantic clamshell ‘cofango’ bonnet designed to showcase the engine bay more dramatically than the 812 Superfast or F12. Job done.

Looks wise, there are hints of 365 Daytona at the front. There are also active aero flaps at the rear. Inside, Ferrari’s gone fully screen-gaga and deleted all the buttons. Good luck tuning the radio when 820bhp arrives at the rear wheels before the tyres are warm ‘n’ sticky.

Unusually, Ferrari has revealed the €425,000 Spider drop-top along with the €390,000 coupe. Top Gear’s Ollie Kew has been to Ferrari HQ in Maranello, Italy to see them, and is here to talk you round the new V12. In his best Italian accent…

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