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Ferrari F12berlinetta as seen by Michael Alan Ross (pictures)

It may be Ferrari's most beautiful road car in a generation, and is certainly its most powerful. Fine art photographer Michael Alan Ross joined us on our shoot to reveal the F12.

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That menacing snarl

The 3/4 front view of this car shows the detail of some of its airflow management and classically curvaceous lines.
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Carbon-ceramic brakes

The lovely pattern of carbon-ceramic rotors that are standard on the F12. At 700+ horsepower, they'd better be.
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The Aero Bridge

The Aero Bridge is the easiest way to spot an F12, and supposedly adds some 270 pounds of downforce at full speed as it evacuates air down and along the side of the car's fenders and doors.
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6.3-liter V12

No turbo, no blower, just a lot of displacement and free breathing. In an age where most cars' engines are downright ugly to look at, the F12's V12 is radical relief.
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The cockpit

This is my favorite place to work of any supercar I have driven. Handsome, functional, and lean. It carries a hint of the cabin in the classic Ferrari Lusso.
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The Manettino

Many have followed, but nobody does a no-nonsense-looking steering wheel like Ferrari, with the distinctive Manettino drive control switchgear along its right lobe.
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F12 at speed

Who am I kidding? We experienced the F12 on public roads, so it never even really had to breathe hard. But it still left us breathless.
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Into the sunset.

The rear view of the F12 (the one you will see most often!) really harkens back to the company's classic GT cars of the 1960s.

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