Ferrari FF Review
When passion meets freedom the outcome is inevitably unique and the worshipped Italian automaker Ferrari is producing such unique outcomes come to life again. Another heart-throbbing successor of the Italian auto-giant is Ferrari FF. The car is a grand tourer that was showcased at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The car out-stands as the Ferrari's first four-wheel drive model and replaced the 612 Scagletti grand tourer.
Engine, mileage and variants
The car with is poured-in power by the refined soul christened as the 6262cc GDI V12 engine that uses the Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) technology, which ensurers precise combustion operation at all engine speeds thus, enhancing its responsiveness. The engine squeezes out every unit of energy from the oil to churn out 660 hp of maximum power at 8000 rpm coupled to a humongous torque of 683 Nm at 6000 rpm. Mated to this engine is the 4 wheel-drive configuration with new innovative Power Transmission Unit that with the help of close ratio F1 transmission system allows the sporty grand tourer to establish 100 km/hr of speed from naught in just 3.7 seconds and a top-speed of 335 km/hr. However, the engine drinks 15.4 litres of fuel in a stretch of 100km.
The absolutely striking design of the athletic grand tourer gives it a electrifying and lively charm that particularly complements a sports car identity. The features like the stretched and gracious 'V' bonnet design with the fluidic aerodynamic hints and curved side bulges, the stylish and sharp head lamps and the imposing wide air-arrestors that recall the Ferrari identity. The car with its graciously curved aerodynamic details resembles a sharp sports car styling wrapped in a blanket of elegance. The subtle overhangs, the detailed side profile and the sporty rear body of the car shows the beautiful relation between aerodynamics and muscularity. The compact, superlow and road-hugging look of the car is crafted upon precise dimensions reading, 4907 mm x 1953 mm x 1379 mm (L x W x H) and a long wheelbase of 2990 mm, which contributes towards stability.
Live every inch of your desires with the solemnly comfortable and impeccably designed interiors of the car. An enchanting craftsmanship runs all over the inlays, central console and the door panels. The cockpit is designed to flaunt pure ergonomics with the leather-wrapped sports steering wheel and gear shift lever, an exclusively designed and purely intuitive instrument cluster with HD screen and the sports foot pedals. The car feature a plentiful of head and leg room along with a large cargo volume of 450 litres, which can be extended to 800 litres with rear seats folded. With this you can comfortably relaxing in the large supportive leather seats and enjoy the delightful experience of each journey with the two LCD screens added for rear seat entertainment.
Safety, braking and miscellaneous
The company leaves no loop holes in appointing a dependable safety system for the honourable occupants of the car. The car features an exceptional handling assistance added by the Electronic Stability Control system that prevents the car from side-skidding. The car uses the Electronic differential and the F1-traction control system to maximise the handling preciseness. With this, the car is equipped with Magnetorheological Suspension control with dual coil springs that gives a faster response and with the Carbon Ceramic Disc Brakes, which are assisted by Anti-lock Braking System and Electronic Brake-force Distribution.
Excellence of a sports car is perfectly mated to the practicality of a grand tourer with this solemnly sensational Ferrari successor. Its solemnly blood-tingling power and acceleration heights, and divinely pleasurable handling helps in paving the spectacular car a way to the peak. However, being a sporty athlete with 4 seats less attention is paid towards the rear seats of this grand tourer.