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If there was ever a time where less is more, and simpler is better, this would be it. One of the most beautiful cars to ever roll off a factory assembly line has received the Mansory treatment, and what it does to your eyes might constitute a crime.
Earlier this month, Italian exotic automaker Ferrari debuted its new F12 Berlinetta at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo was responsible for the unveiling of the F12 Berlinetta, and now he is once again denying reports of a Ferrari IPO.
Despite addressing these rumors last month about Ferrari going public, new ones surfaced when Italian business tabloid MF said a number of investment banks visited Fiat‘s office to propose a listing last week. Nonetheless, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has reassured the public that Ferrari is indeed not going public anytime soon; though Sergio Marchionne, Fiat CEO, has left open the possibility of an eventual listing.
By going public, Ferrari has the potential to raise funds for its parent company, Fiat, by leveraging the popularity of its luxury moniker.
GALLERY: Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Ferrari CEO Luca Cordero di Montezemolo let slip to reporters at the Geneva Motor Show that the newest iteration of the Enzo will be coming out at the end of 2012.
The new Enzo will receive a new name, as well as an all new design. ”It will be ‘presented to collectors and it will be a car with three aims: to amaze in terms of technological innovation (rationally not just performance), astonish and amaze in terms of design and amaze with its name,” said Montezemolo. “After calling a car Enzo in tribute to our founder indeed it isn’t easy to find a proper name for this car,” he finished.
Along the rumors spinning around the new Enzo, we’ve heard that it may feature hybrid technology.
The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is an eye catching car, which has been pushed as the most powerful Ferrari ever. But how does it work, and what makes it the fastest and strongest car from the Italian exotic brand?
Ferrari world has released a series of six videos, to explain the engineering and specific design cues that make the Berlinetta what it is. The videos walk you through the exterior design, engine components, chassis build, car layout and aerodynamics.
These videos truly reveal the nitpicking detail with which Ferrari engineers approach builidng a from the ground up super car.
Watch all six videos educational videos below.
The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is the fastest Ferrari to date and now you can get up close and personal with the Italian exotic on the web with the F12 configurator.
The website launches with a message from Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo introducing the new car. Once the configurator loads, you are free to customize the car with variables like exterior paint colors, wheels, brake caliper finishes and interior trims that will help make the Berlinetta your own.
For most people, the F12 is out-of our realistic price range for a car, but at least Ferrari provides us with a free way to drool over this fine looking automobile. Although, the website seems to hold so much information, it takes forever to load.
Click here to build your own Ferrari.