The custom made Ferrari F12 TRS is one-off. It was one of the 90 cars taking part in the third edition of the Ferrari Cavalcade, where it made a public debut on Sicilian soil. The car is based on the F12berlinetta and was developed at a client’s request. It is an extreme two-seater has no top and is inspired by the classical 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa. F12 TRS has truly integrated design. It offers the same exceptional performance figures as the F12berlinetta including a sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.1s. What powers the car is the massive 740 cv 6262 cm3 V12 engine. The maximum torque is estimated at 690 Nm at 9,000 rpm. In fact, V12’s signature red cylinder heads are visible through a window in the engine lid.
Furthermore, the aerobridge, which was introduced on the F12berlinetta, has been given a new treatment in this car: a sculptural design that runs back from the flanks along the entire length of the car. From the leading edge of the typically sharp Ferrari nose, aggressively sculpted forms flow back over the bonnet. On the other hand the low wraparound windscreen forms a long dark band of glass in contrast to car’s body.
At the rear an evolution of the T-shaped graphic characterises the F12’s truncated tail and is influenced to some extent by the cabin shape with long fuselage fairings running behind the headrests into the rear spoiler. There is also a smooth ramp, which runs from the central tunnel and links interior and exterior. It also creates a longitudinal aerodynamic channel to deliver an innovative Venturi effect completed by a vent under the spoiler.
Inside, the cockpit is light and left to the barest driving essentials. Even some of the controls for the likes of the air conditioning have been cut back. The same thing happened with the glove compartment, central air vents, mats, audio system, window controls and odds-and-ends holders. The materials used aboard include black matt carbon-fibre, leather and Alcantara. The same multi-layer red paint developed specifically for the exterior adorns the central tunnel and the door panels.
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