Saturday, February 4, 2023
News New Ferrari 812 GTS: A V12 Spider Worthy Of GTS

New Ferrari 812 GTS: A V12 Spider Worthy Of GTS

50 years after the last front-engine V12 Spider, Ferrari launches the fabulous Ferrari 812 812 GTS.

It almost does not seem possible but the last time Ferrari manufactured a front-engine V12 Spider was way back in 1969. The car was the incredibly famous and desirable Ferrari 365 GTS4, better known as the Daytona Spider. The new 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS Spider will surely go down in history as one of the great V12 Ferraris.

While the 1969 Daytona Spider was the last “mass-produced” V12 Spider at Ferrari, a few limited edition cars were built, namely the the 550 Barchetta Pininfarina, the 2005 Superamerica, the 2010 SA Aperta and the extremely rare 2014 F60 America of which just 10 were built.

The Ferrari 812 GTS Spider is based on the 812 Superfast Coupe and thus is powered by the same 6.5-litre V12 capable of 800-horsepower and 530 lb.-ft. of torque, 80% of which is available as of 3,500 rpm. This kind of power will shoot the GTS Spider to 100 km/h in under 3 seconds with a top speed of over 340 km/h.

The power-retractable hard-top folds away in 14 seconds. The mechanism itself and the structural reinforcements add 75 kg to the Berlinetta’s weight for a total of 1,600 kg. Aesthetically, the Ferrari 812 GTS Spider is devastatingly beautiful. As for pricing, what difference does it make? If you must ask, it’ll be well over $500,000 CDN.

Not to be a downer but this could possibly be the last V12 from Ferrari, so let’s enjoy it while we can.

Ferrari 812 GTS | Photo: Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS | Photo: Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS | Photo: Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS | Photo: Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS | Photo: Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS | Photo: Ferrari

Trending Now

The Electrify America Charging Network Might Have Fried a Rivian R1T

This is the third time a similar incident happens with different EVs at an Electrify America station. The vehicle will need to receive...

The Volkswagen ID.4 will feature in Marvel’s “Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania”

A partnership with Marvel Studios will also see custom content and a red-carpet appearance for the ID.4. The car will be the superhero’s...

Mercedes-Benz to Focus on SUVs and Sedans Going Forward

Station wagons, convertibles, and some two-door coupes will be the first to go. Expect more high-end AMG and Maybach models, and more. Many automakers...

Volvo is Planning its Largest Revamp in Over 10 years

The company wants to add at least six electric vehicles by 2026. New electric versions of the S60, S90, XC40, XC60 and XC90...

Get Ready for Less Wait Times and Lower Prices With Ford’s 2023 Mustang Mach-E Plans

Price cuts range from $4,750 - $8,500 depending on the model. Ford will increase Mach-E production for 2023. Ford recently announced plans to significantly...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.