Hardcore Ferrari 812 to be referred to as Versione Speciale

Ferrari has a hardcore model of its 812 Superfast coming as a possible sendoff for the model line, comparable to how the automaker released the F12 tdf at the close of the F12 Berlinetta’s run.

Formerly imagined to be reviving Ferrari’s storied “GTO” badge, Enrico Galliera, Ferrari’s main marketing and advertising officer, has now appeared in a video exactly where he referred to the vehicle as the “812 Versione Speciale,” which is Italian for “812 Exclusive Version.”

The movie was introduced on Thursday to coincide with Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari’s birthday, and was only despatched out to those people shoppers supplied a prospect at a make slot. It has considering that been uploaded to the Instagram account rosso812.

A debut of the 812 Versione Speciale is anticipated shortly, most likely as soon as February 22. Prototypes hint at the motor vehicle coming with a new entrance fascia with greater intakes than located on the typical 812, as nicely as new rear fascia with a large diffuser and added vents.

The auto must also boast chassis updates coupled with a far more impressive model of the 789-hp 6.5-liter V-12 found in the normal 812. Curiously, there are rumors the 812 Versione Speciale could be the past V-12-driven Ferrari without having electrification or turbocharging, which would make it really the collectable.

The hardcore 812 is just not the only new Ferrari coming up soon. A new V-6-driven product is rumored to seem afterwards this yr and the Purosangue SUV is also coming possibly late this 12 months or early subsequent. The automaker is also assumed to be out tests early mules for a LaFerrari successor.