Roger Penske's Ultra-Rare Ferrari F12tdf Is Absolutely Perfect

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It also happens to be for sale.

Roger Penske is one of the most famous names in the auto business. Not only is he a retired race car driver, but he's an entrepreneur whose empire includes Team Penske, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the Penske Corporation. The now 83-year-old is an industry legend who, as you can imagine, is extremely wealthy. His car collection is vast and price is irrelevant. Among his many cars is a Ferrari FXX, of which just 30 were built. His desire for Ferraris doesn't stop there and, on occasions, he needs to clean house a bit to make room for more purchases.

And now he's selling this ultra-rare 2016 Ferrari F12tdf at Mecum Auction's Glendale event in March. With just 449 miles on its clock, this is one of just 799 examples produced.

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The name 'tdf' stands for Tour de France, an homage to the Tour de France race held from 1899 to 1986. It's the track-focused version of the also discontinued F12berlinetta, which was succeeded by the Ferrari 812 Superfast. Like the F12berlineta, the tdf is powered by the same naturally aspirated 6.3-liter V12, though output was increased to 769 horsepower and 520 lb-ft of torque from 730 hp and 509 lb-ft. A seven-speed dual-clutch routes that power to the rear wheels.

The F12tdf is also lighter, with a dry weight of just 3,120 pounds, down from the F12's 3,351 pounds. Zero to 60 mph requires only 2.9 seconds. Top speed is above 211 mph, and it reportedly lapped Ferrari's Fiorano test track in 1:21 minutes, a mere 1.3 seconds behind the LaFerrari.

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Penske's soon to be former F12tdf is painted in Rossa Corsa with a red and black interior. There are also red-painted calipers behind 20-inch alloys wrapped in Pirelli P-Zero tires. He also added $55,000 worth of features, including numerous carbon fiber elements like the engine filter box cover, under-door covers, headlight and fog lamp enclosures, and the intakes and rear diffuser. Inside you'll find Alcantara seating surfaces and more carbon fiber trim throughout.

The sale includes an air compressor, battery tender, car cover, several related books, tools, two sets of keys, and the original factory window sticker. No estimated price range was provided, but past low-mileage F12tdfs have sold for over $1 million.

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