Ferrari Gets into 4WD Business

A New Ferrari FF Flagship

Ferrari FFFerrari released the first information and photos of its first four-wheel drive model, the FF or Ferrari Four.

The Ferrari?FF, which debuts at Geneva in March, replaces the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti as the brand flagship. The four-place shooting brake style two-door is designed to compete with cars like the Bentley Continental GT, Porsche Panamera, Aston Martin Rapide and other high performance sporty cars from other premium brands.

Ferrari FFFF is powered by a new 660-hp, 6.3-liter V-12 direct-injection engine which produces a 0 to 62 mph time of 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 208 mpg .? Even though the FF has 120-hp more than the 5.75-liter Scaglietti, it has better fuel efficiency and significantly lower CO2 levels, too.

The four-wheel drive FF is about 110 pounds lighter than the rear-wheel drive Scaglietti weighing in at just under 4,000 pounds.

The FF is expected go on sale in Europe about mid-year 2011 and in the U.S. in the fall.? The European price is expected to be more than 250,000 euros ($337,500).Ferrari FF

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