2011 Ferrari FF review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 , 11:03:10 byAngela

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Ferrari FF

The new Ferrari FF, a performing and classy 4 seats and 4 wheel drive only vehicle had its debut in Geneva, at the 81st edition of the International Motor Show. Still being a fast vehicle, that impressed everyone with its declared performances, the new Ferari FF also brought innovation with the system Hele (High Emotions Low Emissions).This car promises to be an outstanding success, an exclusive work of art with exceptional features: the first direct injectionV12, seven speed dual clutch, 660 hp, impressive torque, reduced emissions, a top speed of 335 km/h, reduced energy consumption, 4WD drive system, Stop and Start technology and many more.
The manufacturer delighted the eyes of the audience with 6 exclusive colors, leather interior, classy materials, entertainment system with DVD and Dolby Surround technology.
Architectural, comfortable mysterious, and extremely sporty, these four ingredients used by Pininfarina, managed to achieve a high success with this vehicle.

In Geneva debut of the FF, the first 4 seats and 4 wheel drive only for performance and versatility

The award-winning 458 Italy beat another record: emissions to 275 g / km, the best in class.

Geneva, March 1 - 81st International Motor Show in Geneva Ferrari introduces two important innovations: the revolutionary FF, V12 mid-front with four seats and four wheel drive which is the most powerful and versatile car in Ferrari's history, Italy and the 458 that the system Hele (High Emotions Low Emissions) lowers CO2 emissions to just 275 g / km.

This new level is a cut of as much as 15% and 458 allows Italy to win another record after more than 20 awards which were the attributes most prestigious magazines in the world is the sports car with the lowest level of emissions.

The FF is the highly anticipated world debut in Geneva, after the great interest raised by customers also preview held in Maranello and spread throughout the world via the web from www.ferrari.com.

With the Ferrari FF changes the way you interpret the theme of Gran Turismo sports car. It 's the first Ferrari to four wheel drive but is primarily a model that is detached from the deep past being able to reconcile, for the first time, extreme performance with the usability of a true GT with a highly innovative design.

The ingredients of every single aspect of the car to start the engine, the first direct-injection V12, the F1 gearbox coupled seven-speed dual-clutch. Maximum output of 660 hp at 8000 rpm with maximum torque of 683 Nm at 6000 rpm, of which 500 Nm at 1000 rpm available. Performance is very sporty with the acceleration from 0-100 km / h in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 335 km / h. Excellent results in terms of efficiency, with measures that reduce overall energy consumption at only 15.4 liters per 100 km with CO2 emission of 360 g / km, 25% less than the previous V12 also thanks to the Hele ( Emotions High-Low Emissions), which provides among other Stop & Start technology.

Outstanding performance ensures that the FF even on soils with very low coefficients of friction with the 4WD system (4WD) patented by Ferrari. The couple is always supplied to the rear wheels and, thanks to PTU (Power Transfer Unit), part of it is transferred to the front axle in the amount and limited to the time needed to address low-grip surfaces. The FF manages the torque moment by moment and as a percentage variable to each wheel by integrating into a single unit of all vehicle dynamics controls installed: E-Diff electronic differential, traction control and precisely the F1-Trac PTU.

The extremely sporty driving dynamics are guaranteed in architecture with a transaxle (front mid-engine, gearbox and rear by the axis) and weight distribution with 53% of the weight on the rear. The painstaking work carried out to reduce the weight of the engine (new mergers) of the shell (new aluminum alloys and new manufacturing processes), and many other important components including the optimization of the interior such as the use of noble materials including magnesium for the seats and carbon ceramic Brembo brakes in third-generation, lightweight and durable, with a negligible consumption by road. This has led to getting the amazing power to weight ratio of 2.7 kg / hp, the best ever for a car of this type.

Designed by Pininfarina, the FF lines already offers uncompromising balance between sportiness and usability. It can comfortably accommodate four people thanks to the wraparound seating and spacious interior, with a luggage compartment of 450 liters expandable to 800 with the rear seats fold independently. The FF thereby exceed capacity for not only all the cars in the class, but also many 4-door sedans.

On Ferrai FF everything is tailor-made, dedicated specifically to the tastes and needs of the guidance, from 6 exclusive colors to Frau semi-aniline leather, choice of the best and treated in an innovative way to enhance their softness. Rich the endowments that enhance the pleasure of travel for every person, which you can choose between the new rear entertainment system with two display for DVD and television or stereo system with 1280 watts of power 16-channel for the dissemination of music in Dolby Surround.

On the stand, along with three copies of a 458 FF and Italy, even the sports car with 12-cylinder 599 GTB Fiorano Ferrari California HGTE and elegant body Blu Tour De France. The V8 convertible has considerable commercial success and has the primacy of the individual model range. E 'on the fact that California is the widest requests customization tailored to each client's particular success with two-tone shades and hues-layer for the exterior and interior care with original combinations of materials, colors and finishes. This success demonstrates the particularly sophisticated and glamorous of this extraordinary car.


Type V12, 65 ?
Total displacement 6262 cm3
Bore and Stroke 94 mm x 75.2 mm
Maximum power 660 hp at 8000 rpm
Maximum torque 683 Nm at 6000 rpm
Specific power 77 kW / liter - 105 hp / liter
Maximum speed 8000 rpm
Compression ratio 12,3:1

Size and weight
Length 4907 mm
Width 1953 mm
Height 1379 mm
Step 2990 mm
Front track 1676 mm
Rear track 1660 mm
Dry weight * 1790 kg
Weight in running order * 1880 kg
Weight distribution 47% front, 53% post
Capacity luggage compartment 450 liters
Fuel tank capacity 91 liters

Tires and rims
Front 8.5 J x 20 245/35 ZR 20 "
Rear 295/35 ZR 20 10.5 J x 20 "
Rear winter 285/35 ZR20 10.5 J x 20 "

Front 398 mm x 38 mm
Rear 360 mm x 32 mm

Transmission and exchange
4WD and F1 Gearbox 7-speed Double Clutch

Electronic controls

Control 4WD (integration of controls F1-Trac, and ediff PTU), ABS / EBD, ESC

Suspension SCM3

Maximum speed 335 km / h
0-100 km / h 3.7 sec
0-200 km / h 11 sec
100-0 km / h 35 m
Power to weight ratio 2.7 kg / hp

Fuel consumption and emissions (Combined ECE + EUDC)
Consumption ** 15.4 l/100 km
CO2 Emissions ** 360 g / km

* Standard equipment with construction hele Europa **