This 612 Scaglietti was delivered to its first owner in Hong Kong in October 2007 via Autoitalia Hong Kong. Supplied in a rare combination of Rosso Corsa Red over Cream Daytona Style interior with Nero carpets. Additional options from new included the coveted HGTC Handling Pack. The HGTC Package, comprising Carbon-Ceramic Brake Discs, CCM System Monoblock Brake Calipers, Sports Exhaust that sounded sportier and even louder than the 599, Ball-polished Modular Wheel Rims 19” with Sport Tyres, Colour Brake Calipers, Specific Suspension Control ECU that enables the active suspension to react even quicker than usual and Revised F1 Gearbox Software with Shorter Gear Shift times.
Today it has covered 38,000 KM from new, it is accompanied by its original book pack and tools. Its superb condition is testament to a history of fastidious care with no expense spared by each of its 4 previous owners. The current owner have cared for the car and gave it a comprehensive annual service on Feb 2020.
Body: 2 Doors Coupe with 4 Seats
Exterior: Rosso Corsa
Interior: Cream Tan
Driver's Sider: RHD
Indicated Mileage: 38,000KM
Location: Hong Kong
Registration: Hong Kong Ferrari Dealer Delivered
History: First Delivered in 2007 by Hong Kong Ferrari Dealer. 4 previous owners indicated on VRD. Regularly maintained and very well-kept.
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Hong Kong Original Car
Highly preferred HGTC Version
Well maintained and low mileage
Ready to be driven and enjoyed
Feb 2020 (37,789KM)
- Full annual Service (Clutch has 77% life)
July 2018 (33,445KM)
- Check Engine Light, replaced Fuel Evaporation Valve, Filter, Pumps & pressure test
May 2018 (32,868KM)
- Annual Service, Mount and Balance four new tires
Feb 2018 (31,230KM)
- Check suspension warning light, replaced rear shock absorber
September 2017 (28,790KM)
- Annual Service
- Repaint and repair sticky buttons
- New bonnet gas springs
The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti was intended to marry understated styling and spectacular performance to a new level. Named in honour of Sergio Scaglietti, Ferrari's seminal coach builder of the 1950's and the "Maestro of Aluminium", the 612 features several styling homages to the coachbuilder's work such as the scalloped sides that are a reference to the 375 MM made especially for Ingrid Bergman.
The 5,748 cc V12 gives its peak 540 HP at 7,250 rpm, but all the way up to this the power and torque delivery is so smooth and effortless it's only the stronger rasping howl from the revised exhaust that tells you the car is really working at it. The car's performance figures are impressive, easily capable of 195 MPH and travels to 60 mph in less than 4.3 seconds while at the same time providing a practical 2+2 alternative to the 575M with which it shared its V12 engine.
The 612 was a marked improvement on its extremely popular predecessor the 456M GT. The 612 is 60kg lighter yet 60% more structurally rigid meaning it is a far better handling car than the 456. The 612 also offers comfortable room for four adults with 139mm more legroom than in the 456. In the boot the car has room for two sets of golf clubs or luggage capacity of 240 litres (45% more than the 456) is certainly class leading.
The Driving Experience
The dimensions is a little bit of a worry to start with, but with a few miles, it soon melts into more manageable proportions. Part of this is due to the excellent visibility and the rest is down to its driving dynamics.
It’s a car that’s built for no-nonsense big-distance driving. Just adjust the seats in the best-finished cabin out there, brim the 108 litre fuel tank and go! Dropping down a couple of gears via the excellent F1 sequential gearbox and flooring the throttle brings tremendous acceleration that’s truly outstanding. The ceramic brakes can stop the car on a dime and the 19” wheels looked a lot better than the standard 612 wheels, contrasting nicely with the Red Brake Calipers and matt grey ceramic discs lurking behind. Together with the 'Daytona' seats, beautifully-finished interior and yellow tachometer dials give the car a classy, grown-up look.
With 540bhp, a top speed of 199mph and 0-62mph in just 4.2 seconds, it’s sporty. Ferrari has done such a good job of the chassis-tuning, steering and 46% front/54% rear weight distribution that will handle city centres as well as winding mountain roads too. Drop down a couple of gears via the steering wheel paddles, press the Sport button and the car is unbelievably fast, and very, very satisfying to drive.
The sport exhaust system is intoxicating; its effect is has truly intensified the 5.7-litre V12’s interesting aural nature, exposing a sharper, crisper, more stimulating sound full of rich melody and sonic punch. Now, this is what a V12 Ferrari should sound like. And it makes the Scaglietti seem even quicker.
The Single clutch, F1 paddle-shift set-up with massive paddles take some getting used to. To prevent yourself looking like a bobbing dog during upshifts you need to lift off the throttle momentarily, as in a manual, which remind you about the inner workings of a manual gearbox. However, it’s a delight going back down the gears, the electronics blipping the throttle for you with each shift and slotting between cogs as quick as you like during heavy braking.
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