2009 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti


2009 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Review

Note: This review was created when the 2009 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti was new.

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful 540-horsepower V12 engine
  • Maximum speed over 196 mph
  • New Ferrari Atelier customization program
  • Not Ferrari's most attractive body style
  • Mixed reviews about the backseat

Research & Ratings

Currently, the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti has a score of 9.2 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data.

9.2

Overall

Scorecard

Critics' Rating: 9.5
Performance: 9.5
Interior: 8.4
Safety:
This model has never been fully tested for safety. Its overall score is being calculated without safety.
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Reliability:
This model has never been fully tested for reliability. Its overall score is being calculated without reliability.
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2009 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Overview

Introduced in 2005 as the successor to the Ferrari 456, the Scaglietti earns praise for its powerful performance attributes and luxurious accommodations. In fact, test drivers for MarketWatch report: "After a long, wonderful tour of the Columbia River Basin, we came away with the firm impression that this is the best darn four-seat car on the road in terms of performance and handling ... and smiles per mile." Still, the Scaglietti isn't perfect. While reviewers report that it drops jaws, many concede that it still doesn't look as hot as they'd like.

If you're in the market for a wildly styled exotic sports car, consider the Lamborghini Murcielago -- which features a removable targa top and scissor doors, among other attention-grabbing exterior features.

The 2009 Scaglietti is a carry-over from the previous model year.

  • "Is this the perfect Grand Tourer? No such thing, really, but it's close." -- Motor Trend
  • "V12 Ferrari Grand Tourers are about as exclusive as they come, with the 612 Scaglietti offering a phenomenal driving experience, plus "two-plus-two" practicality, for those who can afford its phenomenal running costs." -- Fifth Gear
  • "It has the soul of a sporty berlinetta along with the dimensions and design of a luxurious, surprisingly roomy Grand Tourer, all clad in a sensuous form." -- AutoMiddleEast.com
  • "If the average $25,000 family sedan bores you, and you have an extra $290,000 or so, the 612 Scaglietti is worth a look.  ... And with a base price of approximately $312,000, the 612 costs less than 12 Honda Odysseys." -- Edmunds
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