Ferrari auctions of F12 Berlinetta for $1.125 million, proceeds to help Sandy victims

Ferrari is has a pretty big heart when its comes to raising money for the aftermath of natural disasters. Following its efforts recently in Japan and Italy, Ferrari recently raised a total of over $1.5 million for the American Red Cross society to help the areas most afftected by the Hurricane Sandy superstorm.

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First, Ferrari decided to auction off the first Ferrari F12 Berlinetta for the U.S. for a total of $1.125 million and separately raised another $345,000 from dealers, clients and friends. During the auction of the F12 Berlinetta, Ferrari aised another $50,000.

Refresher: Weighing in at just 3,335 pounds, the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is powered by a 6.3 liter V12 engine making a whopping 730-hp with a maximum torque of 509 lb-ft. The engine is mated to the F1 dual-clutch transmission, which allows the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to go from 0 to 62 mph in 3.1 seconds, 0 to 124 mph in 8.5 seconds.

– By: Omar Rana