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As announced , the Maranelo based sports car manufacturer has unveiled their 612 successor, a versatile 4-seater, which is called the Ferrari FF and which is the first ever four-wheel drive model.

The Ferrari FF was designed by Pininfarina, and their car's patented 4RM (four wheel drive) system weighs 50 per cent less than a conventional four-wheel drive system, maintaining perfect weight distribution.

Powered by a 6,262 cc direct injection V12 engine, the Ferrari FF develops 660 HP at 8,000 rpm and 683 Nm of torque at 6,000 tpm, which are enough to make the Pracing Horse's shooting brake accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h (0 to 62 mph) in 3.7 seconds.

The Ferrari FF is able to hit a top speed of 335 Km and as far as dimensions, the car is 4,9 m long, 1,95 m wide, 1,37 m high and weights a total 1,790 Kg.

The Ferrari FF price was not announced. For more details follow the jump for the official press release .

Ferrari press release :

A revolutionary four-seater, four-wheel drive V12 Ferrari: exceptional performance and versatility

Maranello, 21st January 2011 – The official Prancing Horse web site, Ferrari.com, has revealed the first photographsof the new FF, the company’s most powerful, versatile four-seater ever,as well as its first ever four-wheel drive car.

The FF - an acronym for Ferrari Four (four seats and four-wheel drive) - ushers in an entirely new GT sports car concept. A decisive break with the past, the new car represents not so much an evolution as atrue revolution.

This new V12 melds to an unprecedented level an extremely sporty, high-performance character with incredible versatility, superb comfort and sophisticated elegance, guaranteeing both driver and passengers an absolutely unique driving experience.

Designed by Pininfarina, the shape and proportions perfectly interpret the FF’s harmonious blend of sporting DNA and extraordinary usability.

The FF features the company’s first ever four-wheel drive system. Ferrari’s exclusive, patented 4RM (four-wheel drive) weighs 50 per cent less than a conventional four-wheel drive system, maintaining perfect weight distribution (53 per cent over the rear axle). Completely integrated with the car’s electronic dynamic control systems, the four-wheel drive technology delivers record levels of performance on allterrains and in all conditions via continuous and intelligent predictive torque distribution to all four wheels. The FF is also equipped with the latest magnetorheological damping system (SCM3), as well as the most recent development in carbon-ceramic brakes from Brembo.

Exceptional performance levels come courtesy of the new 6,262 cc direct injection engine which develops 660 CV at 8,000 rpm. In tandem with its transaxle dual-clutch F1 gearbox, stunning acceleration figures(0-100 km/h in 3.7 sec.) are guaranteed. The new model’s class-leading weight-to-power ratio of 2.7 kg/CV, along with its ideal weight distribution, ensures exceptionally responsive handling. The result is that owners will be able to enjoy the FF’s prowess over a wide range of uses: city driving, on low grip or snow-covered surfaces and on the track.  

Performance aside, Maranello’s latest model also offers standards of passenger space, comfort, in-car spec and equipment previously unheard of in such a high-performance car. It can comfortably accommodate four people and their luggage, thanks to the best cabin space and boot capacity (450 litres extendable to 800) figures in its category, including four-door cars.

A vast array of personalisation options and accessories has been developed for the FF. These include six model-specific exterior colours and sumptuous interior trim incorporating specially selected and treatedaniline leather.

The FF, which will make its official debut in occasion of the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, is presented today with the first three photos from a dedicated shoot by Giovanni Gastel.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Engine 
Type                65-degree V12
Overall displacement     6,262 cc
Maximum power       660 CV @ 8,000 rpm
Maximum torque      683 Nm @ 6,000 rpm
  
Dimensions and weight 
Length                    4907 mm
Width               1953 mm
Height                    1379 mm
Dry weight*               1790 kg
Weight distribution       47% front, 53% rear
Weight/power ratio        2.7 kg/CV
  
Performance 
Maximum speed       335 km/h
0-100 km/h                3.7 sec
  
Fuel consumption and emissions (ECE+EUDC)
Fuel consumption**        15.4 l/100 km
Emissions**               360 g/km

* European market version
** With HELE system

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