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2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Updated on: September 7, 2020
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Manufactured in Maranello, Italy, the Ferrari 812 Superfast is filled to the brim with commitment, characteristics, and the sheer willpower to overcome challenges. Ferrari has put forth a vehicle which adheres to traditional Ferrari values but amalgamates it with top of the line features and performance. Be it comfy interior or bloodline exterior, this Italian beauty is nothing but a star-studded model for all the supercar lovers out there. Making its first debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor show, the Ferrari 812 Superfast is something beyond the luxury statement. Ferrari has honed the 812 Superfast to push the boundaries of its own achievements yet again with exceptionally high aerodynamic efficiency. Priced at $335,000, this exceptional vehicle comes at an exceptional price tag too.

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Pros

Powerful Engine

Sharp and Precise Handling

Outstanding High Speed Stability

Intoxicating Exhaust Note

Cons

Huge Proportions of the Vehicle

Low Fuel Economy

Dated Infotainment System

What's New?

No changes announced


Pictures & Videos

Exterior
Interior
Videos
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Review video

Styles

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast in Giallo Modena color 2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast in Rosso Scuderia color 2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast in Blu Scozia color
Giallo Modena

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Features

5.3

Engine And Performance

9.9

Fuel Economy

3.5

Interior

5.5

Exterior

9.0

Safety

4.5

6.3

OVERALL RATING

Trims and Configurations

MSRP


2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Base

Base

power
789 hp @ 8500 rpm
fuel
Premium Unleaded
mpg
13 combined

$338,000


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
2dr Coupe (6.5L 12cyl 7A) Starting at $338,000 MSRP (12/13/16) 789 hp @ 8500 rpm, 6.5L, V-12, Premium Unleaded
7-Speed Dual-Clutch Gearbox rear wheel drive 2

Expert Review

6.3

Overall Rating


The Ferrari 812 Superfast goes head to head with the McLaren 720S, Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, and Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. All of these cars represent the best statements in the segment. Here’s our take on the 2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast that is soon going to be on sale in the market.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Front View
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Rear View

5.3/10
Features

 
 
 

9.9/10
Engine and Performance

 

3.5/10
Fuel Economy

 

5.5/10
Interior

 

9.0/10
Exterior

 

4.5/10
Safety

 
 
 

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Features

5.3/10

Ferrari 812 Superfast comes in a single trim costing $335,000. This single trim has all the necessary features lavishly equipped, however, it lacks infotainment features. Along with these features, buyers can configure Ferrari 812 with optional features but this may exceed the sticker price.

Model

Ferrari 812 Superfast

MSRP(RWD)

$338,000

Key Features

Electronic Power Steering

 

Tilt and Telescopic adjust for Steering Adjust

 

Steering mounted controls for the Headlights, Engine Ignition, Traction Control, Driving Modes and Audio

 

Memory Functions for Driver’s Seat

 

LED Headlamps and Daytime Running Lamps

This single trim comes at a cost price of $335,000 which marks the highlighted features such as Tilt and Telescopic adjust for Steering Adjust, Memory Functions for Driver’s Seat, and Electronic Power Steering.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Maintenance, Reliability and Warranty

With each feature justifying the true value of the Superfast, manufacturers have crossed the next horizon in offering practicality and reliability in a great sense. This Italian beauty will garner more attention for its luxury and power rather than the price tag. However, on paper, we have no ratings from JD power report for the 2021 model nor for any of the previous 812 Superfast models. The brand has the power to showcase the same on the roads with good report cards in the coming future.

Reliability and Ownership Costs

No doubt the Ferrari 812 Superfast has a reputed image in the elite market which falls in the segment of fast selling cars, it’s just because of practicality and the reliability this car offers. Envisioned to flaunt success and rule the roadways gracefully, Ferrari 812 has all to match the colossal amount of money. It’s highly appreciating for the brand like Ferrari 812 that it has not been rated by JD power nor given any critique satisfaction report, still, it crosses the sale value with utmost charm. This segment truly justifies that sheer numbers on paper don’t matter but performance and styling statement does. Still in the future when the ratings for Ferrari 812 will be given, it would gain the highest amongst all.

Buying the 812 Superfast ultimately means you must be ready to bear the maintenance costs, but this also depends on the owner’s driving habits and various other various factors. The more expensive model it is, the more it is to maintain. Even oil change can cost you $500. However, its maintenance becomes costly enough once you cross the driving limit. 

State

Price

Washington

$339,000

Florida

$364,900

California

$340,000

New Jersey

$340,000

Arizona

$340,000

Price variation may be seen in different states, but these vary because of different considerable factors and destination charges. Folks of California, New Jersey, and Arizona enjoy the same sticker price of $340,000 whereas forks of Florida have to pay the highest at $364,900, and the lowest price of $339,000 is paid by people of Washington.

Ferrari aims at fixing the uncertainties that arrive in its vehicle. As per NHTSA, no recall has been issued for the 2021 model but for 2019 and 2018 models it issued recalls. It was regarding the replacement of fuel vapor separator which was causing fuel leak in the presence of ignition source and increasing the risk of fire.

Warranty

The voracious 2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast has a drool-worthy warranty coverage in its package which is enough to act as a catalyst for high-end copy cats in the market. It fetches the same limited warranty of 3 years or unlimited miles and powertrain warranty of 3 years or unlimited miles same as that of its rival Lamborghini, but one thing that makes Ferrari 812 Superfast distinctive is 7 years complimentary scheduled maintenance.

Criteria

Period

Limited warranty

3 years or unlimited miles

Power train warranty

3 years or unlimited miles

Complimentary scheduled maintenance

7 years or unlimited miles

Apart from limited warranty, power train warranty, and complimentary scheduled maintenance, The Ferrari 812 Superfast gets roadside assistance and an additional standout feature to transfer the warranty in case you are selling your car.

Miles Per dollar

In the case of Ferrari 812 Superfast, the cost to drive one mile is 0.2176 dollars, and taking all the factors into consideration, miles per dollar comes around 4.59.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Buying Advice

As the 812 Superfast comes in only trim, there isn't much to recommend. However, the sheer volume of additional features and packages can make it overwhelming for a potential buyer to choose from or even pay for. One should take their time to go through all of Ferrari’s offerings as they do offer everything. From custom leather luggage to performance packages, there is nothing a customer can demand which Ferrari doesn't offer. Within reason of course. 

Is buying a used Ferrari 812 Superfast a good idea?

Ferrari 812 Superfast never faces difficulty in reselling its models as this car holds a 7 years complimentary scheduled maintenance which even gets transferred to subsequent buyers on reselling. Because of great fitness and exotic ownership buyers usually run behind the used Ferrari 812, as manufacturers have satisfied everyone with such value-added points.

For the Ferrari 812 Superfast, we have not received the latest reports on depreciation but it is expected that this exotic car will hold great value.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Engine and Performance

9.9/10

Mellifluous Italian V12s are praised worldwide for their amazing symphony and the 812 Superfast gets an enriched version of the F12 Berlinetta’s V12, which is already seen as one of the best engines in the market. Mechanically speaking, this 6.5L naturally aspirated V12 engine produces a powerful 789 horsepower and pushes 529 lb-ft of torque. This high aerodynamic car offers an exhilarating driving experience with its robust engine. With 7 speeds automatic transmission power gets delivered to rear wheels which make Ferrari 812 behave more riveting.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe 6.5L V12 Engine

Models

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast(expected)

2020 McLaren 720S

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

MSRP

$338,000

$285,000

$304,995

$417,650

Engine

6.5L Premium Unleaded V12

4.0L Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V8

5.2L Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V12

6.5L Premium Unleaded V12

Drive train

RWD

RWD

RWD

AWD

Transmission

7-Speed automatic

7-Speed automatic

8-Speed Automatic

7-Speed automatic

Power

789 hp @8,900 rpm

710 hp @7,250 rpm

715 hp @6,500 rpm

759 hp @8,500 rpm

Torque

529 lb-ft @7,000 rpm

568 lb-ft @5,500 rpm

663 lb-ft @5,000 rpm

531 lb-ft @6,750 rpm

Though the competitors have respectable power and torque figures, it is only the Italian-bred Ferrari 812 Superfast that has more power at 789 hp. Thrust holds in the case of Aston Martin DBS which pushes 663 lb-ft torque in the chart. Lamborghini Aventador SVJ holds a price tag of $417,650 which makes it expensive amongst all the rivals. But McLaren 720 S with decent 710 horsepower and 568 lb-ft torque holding the least price tag of $285,000 makes for a good choice in the segment.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Acceleration and Braking Performance

The name Ferrari 812 Superfast is itself enough to give adrenaline rushes with enormous power and speed underhood. The sleek body design and the powerful engine enable the Ferrari 812 to reach 0- 60 mph in less than 2.7 seconds and achieve the quarter miles in just 10.2 seconds. Attaining the breath-taking top speed of 211 mph, Ferrari 812 Superfast has done justice in acceleration figures.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe 0-60 MPH in 2.7 sec

In the braking department, the capability to bring the 812 Superfast to a stop is handed to the Brembo Performance brakes. With such powerful brakes, Ferrari 812 stops at 101.7 feet.

Models

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast(expected)

2020 McLaren 720S

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

0-60 MPH

2.7 seconds

2.7 seconds

3.2 seconds

2.6 seconds

Quarter Mile

10.2 seconds

10.1 seconds

N/A

10.3 seconds

Top Speed

211 MPH

212 MPH

211 MPH

217 MPH

60-0 MPH

101.7 feet

97 feet

N/A

96 feet

Staring at the figures of each rival we can observe that the acceleration numbers of all the three competitors are almost identical. Both the Ferrari 812 Superfast and the McLaren 720S have the same acceleration times of 2.7 seconds to reach 0-60 mph. In the case of stopping figures, Lamborghini Aventador SVJ gets the least stopping distance of 96 feet because of the lowest curb weight. But Ferrari 812 Superfast being the heaviest amongst all has a farthest stopping distance of 101.7 feet.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Fuel Economy

3.5/10

High performance cars like the 812 Superfast aren't meant to provide buyers with top of the line fuel economy. With its extravagant engine and beastly performance, the priorities lie elsewhere. The 812 Superfast is able to achieve 12 miles to the gallon in the city, which increases to 19 on the highway. This is low, even for the supercar class. 

Models

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast(expected)

2020 McLaren 720S

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

MPG (City)

12

15

14

8

MPG (Highway)

16

22

22

18

MPG (Combined)

13

18.1

18

13.14

Fuel Capacity

24.3 gallons

19 gallons

20.5 gallons

22.5 gallons

Range (City/Hwy/Combined)

291/388/315 miles

285/418/343 miles

287/451/369 miles

202/337/295 miles

Comparing the figures, Ferrari 812 achieves the highest city range of 291 miles with a fuel tank of 24.3 gallons but amongst all the rivals McLaren 720S chugs the highest highway and combined range with the topping mpg figures. In terms of fuel efficiency, Ferrari 812 Superfast grabs more points than SVJ. But on paper Ferrari 812 Superfast seems little under shadowed but somehow matches the same performance on roads.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Interior

5.5/10

The cabin of Ferrari 812 Superfast grabs the attention of the affluent buyers with light shapes that contours the interior structures. Also, the central AC vents with horizontal dash loops seem more graceful and a racing livery makes a seating space for two people which is obvious with the Superfast. The Ferrari 812 Superfast offers a pair of well-bolstered seats that provide an ultimate level of comfort. Perforated leather trim adds the sporty touch to this car. While designing this super luxury car, the signature styling elements and aesthetic canons were highly respected. The comfort level is not debatable, as highly advanced engineering materials such as carbon-fiber and Alcantara are used in crafting this wonderful luxurious car. 

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Cockpit Area

Dual-zone climate control allows the passenger to set the air-conditioning to their preference. Several memory functions are available for the driver’s seat, which makes everything trouble-free. The driving experience with this powerful and luxurious car is relaxing yet thrilling.

Models

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast(expected)

2020 McLaren 720S

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Seating Capacity

2

2

4

2

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Rear Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

In terms of seating capacity, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera has the maximum with 2+2 capacity while all the others have just 2 seats. But dimensions of the room have not been revealed, hopefully, they are offering plush elements with great roominess.

How’s the 2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Infotainment system?

Well, cars like the 812 Superfast are made for exploring the performance rather than infotainment features, as the driver would focus on the sheer thrilling experience rather than focussing on tech features. However, a car like this should come with top of the line infotainment features, to justify its price. With the price, an integrated navigation system with voice activation feature comes standard. For music listeners, a six-speaker sound system has been offered. It lacks android auto connectivity but offers Apple car play.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Infotainment System

Highlighted infotainment features include:

  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan
  • Steering Wheel Controls
  • Voice Activation
  • Radio Data System and External Memory Control
  • 6 Speakers
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Interior Image
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Interior Image
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Interior Image
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Interior Image
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Interior Image
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe Interior Image

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Exterior

9.0/10

Ferocious and glamorous styling are enough to ensure it will steal the attention of anyone which lays its eyes on it. It holds great size which cuts the waves with chiseled body design. The bloodline mesmerizes everyone with intimidating guise.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe 

Sharply slanted crease lines and astonishing muscular wheelbase imbues the Ferrari 812 and four round tail lights give the broad look.

Models

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast(expected)

2020 McLaren 720S

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Curb Weight

3593lbs

3128lbs

3732lbs

3362lbs

Length

183.3”

178.9”

185.5”

194.6”

Width

77.5”

76”

84.4”

82.5”

Height

50.2”

47.08”

50.4”

44.72”

Ground Clearance

4.33”

4.21”

4.72”

N/A

Wheelbase

107”

105.1”

110.4”

106.2”

The exterior dimensions clearly depict that Ferrari 812 Superfast is not a small car, it boasts satisfactory dimensions with an attractive bloodline body. However, Aston Martin DBS Superleggera poses great exterior numbers with the highest curb weight of 3732 lbs.

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe
2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Coupe

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Safety

4.5/10

Driving the 812 Superfast needs the utmost precaution as well as safety regulations followed under expert guidance, as Ferrari 812 Superfast is not a normal car to be driven on regular errands, the manufacturer has not revealed many details but it does have a bunch of safety features onboard. Also, it had not undergone crash tests so NHTSA and IIHS ratings are not available.

The standard safety features onboard:-

  • Side Slip Control 
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • 3rdGen Electronic Control Differential
  • Brembo Extreme Design Carbon Ceramic Disc Brakes

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Competition

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Vs Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

The choice between the Ferrari and the Lamborghini here is the choice between luxury at breathtaking speeds or pure unadulterated power. While the 812 Superfast pushes out some magnificent power itself, it cannot be compared to Aventador SVJ, a vehicle purpose built to annihilate its competition in every manner. It also does that in the sticker price, as the Lamborghini’s price here is considerably higher than the Ferrari’s. Although as far as performance is concerned, there is not that much difference on paper, but the emotion behind the steering wheel changes drastically. 

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Vs Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

There is a reason why James Bond is always seen driving an Aston Martin. Thesheer impact of the exterior of this car leaves anyone speechless. The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is by far the best looking car in the segment. Even the likes of the Ferrari 812 Superfast are left behind here. While in the comparison of premium materials and extravagant looks, it is anyone’s game, when it comes to performance, the two cars are pretty comparable. Right of the bat, the Ferrari has better performance, but at a considerable price increase. The DBS performs superbly for its price and has enough character to give the 812 Superfast a run for its money.

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Vs McLaren 720S

The McLaren 720S might be the least expensive here and might have the smallest engine, but there is a reason it is in this class. It has the premiumness, the character, and most importantly, the performance, to hold its own among the behemoths of this class. The McLaren is quick and nimble, and while its looks leans more towards a full throttle sports car rather than the luxury speedster the Ferrari looks like, there is no doubt here that the

Mclaern 720s

2021 Ferrari 812 Superfast Final Verdict

Opulence is a word which comes closest to describing the Ferrari 812 Superfast. However, this cannot distract us from the behemoth nature of the 812 Superfast. Its roaring power signals its arrival way before you can lay your eyes on it, and when you finally do, you are amazed by the striking curves and charismatic presence of this extravagant vehicle. This is not a car which is not easily forgotten, or easily tamed.

Used Ferrari 812 Superfast for Sale


Car Name Deals Starting Price Number of Listings
2020 Ferrari 812 Superfast 0 Great Deals Out of 5 $429,900 5 Listings
2019 Ferrari 812 Superfast 0 Great Deals Out of 22 $308,999 22 Listings
2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast 0 Great Deals Out of 24 $317,995 24 Listings
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