Ferrari Goes Back to Its Victory at Tour de France with F12 TDF

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Ferrari just revealed its latest special edition car to the public. Called F12tdf, it pays homage to a legendary endurance competition, Tour de France. In 1950s and 1960s Ferrari dominated and won the race four consecutive editions with 1956 250 GT Berlinetta.

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The Italian carmaker has upgraded the performance of F12. The supercar still using V12 6.3 liter naturally-aspirated but it has more horsepower than regular F12 Berlinetta, 780 hp. It means that the special edition gets 40 hp more. Moreover, the engine has 705 Nm of torque at 6,750 rpm and mated to F1 DCT transmission that is claimed has 6% shorter gear ratios that delivers 30% faster upshifts and 40% faster downshift. And its performance is awesome. The car can reach 100 km/h 2.9 km/h, meanwhile from 0 – 200 km/h in 7.9 seconds. And Ferrari said that it laps Fiorano in 1 minute and 21 seconds!

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The coupe is integrated with vehicle dynamic control systems that provides the response time of steering wheel and turn-in of competition car while increasing stability at high speed, The car’s weight was reduced around 110 kg, thanks to carbon fiber that is used for exterior and interior.

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You can still be able to recognize the car that this is a F12 Berlinetta. But Ferrari’s designers has added some exterior elements to give more aggressive look and more aerodynamic. Meanwhile for the cabin, the F12tdf features driver-focused cockpit with carbon-fiber housings for the instruments and satellite pods, single carbon-fiber shell doors, Alcantara trim, technical fabric for the seats and patterned aluminum for the floor.

Interested? If so, you have to order now because Ferrari will sell the F12tdf up to 799 units.

Text: Andhika Pradityo

Photos: Ferrari

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