Hurricane Sandy: Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to be auctioned for charity image

Ferrari will be auctioning off the first F12 Berlinetta which will be sold in the United States at a charity auction and the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross.

According to the Italian based automaker, the very first Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to find a new owner in the United States will be auctioned off for charity and the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross in its relied efforts after Hurricane Sandy. Ferrari says that the F12 Berlinetta in question will be auctioned on the 17th of November, at 9 pm Eastern time, at the Formula One United States Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

The local Ferrari dealers will help you with the information on how to place a bid if you’re interested but you can’t attend the event, but make sure you have enough money in your bank account first, because the starting price has been set at 315,888 USD. The F12 Berlinetta is the fastest Ferrari ever build and it’s powered by a 6,262 cc B12 engine, which is producing a total output of 730 horsepower and 509 lb-ft of torque (690 Nm). The Italian supercar is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.1 seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.5 seconds. The F12 Berlinetta is the official replacement for the 599 GTB.