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A convertible Ferrari F12 project Announced

Ferrari’s one-offs are custom-made to melt the internet. Images leaked just a few weeks ago of an SP America, about which no further information has been forthcoming. But last week’s mystery car, which was taking part in a Targa Florio tribute in Sicily, has now been officially confirmed by Maranello.
It’s called the F12 TRS and, as the name suggests, it takes its cue from the late-1950s 250 Testa Rossa, one of Ferrari’s most revered endurance racing cars.

The chopped roof, windscreen and side glass are the obvious visual highlights, along with the fairings on the rear deck that offer the clearest connection to those ridiculously sexy Fifties endurance racers. The SP division is bound by strict rules on homologation, so the car’s hard points and the height of the lights, for example, are fixed. Nor does Ferrari sanction any performance improvements, not that the F12 is lacking in that department. (What, no turbos on the V12?)
But other areas are up for grabs, most significantly in the car’s aero treatment, where Ferrari is happy to let its clients experiment. So the F12’s clever front wing ‘aero bridge’ has been reprofiled, and there’s a new rear spoiler, diffuser and Venturi. The V12’s red cylinder heads are visible through a window in the bonnet, a piece of theatre previously reserved for mid-engined Ferrari.

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