Imagine you just bought the fastest, most powerful road-legal Ferrari ever. Your F12 Berlinetta has 740 horses and does 0-62 mph in just over three seconds. You're on top of the world!

Enjoy your seat at the pinnacle of Maranello motoring while you can, because you'll soon be relegated to the slow lane. There's a bigger, badder Ferrari in the works. And if you already own a Berlinetta, chances are good you'll be invited sometime before the end of 2012 to a private showing of Ferrari's replacement for the legendary Enzo.

Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo tells Automotive News Europe that their next supercar will not be called Enzo, but will be worthy successor that packs a carbon fiber body and a big ol' V12.

"The F12 Berlinetta delivers 740 hp and today's Formula One cars have between 740 hp and 750 hp," Montezemolo said. "Thus we are offering F1 power in a road car."

We've heard the neo-Enzo have as much as 920 horsepower. Not too many other details were revealed in the interview except for...

"We want to surprise people not just in terms of price but also with the car itself," Montezemolo said. Which we take to mean the next ultimate Ferrari will be free. But probably not.

The general public will probably get its first glimpse of the Enzo replacement either at next January's Detroit Auto Show or the 2013 Geneva Motor Show next March. Oh, the anticipation!

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      • 3 Years Ago
      You guys will love this then... Bransfordom HQ is reporting that it will only be for sale through auction – fetching top dollar from decade-long Ferrari owners only while half of the proceeds go to certain charities. That's the pricing surprise right there.
      Vincent Teron
      • 3 Years Ago
      Whatever the new Enzo turns out to look like, drive like, cost, please... PLEASE, don't let Eddie Griffin get near one.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Bring back the twin turbo's!!!!!!!
      Need Mulally 4 Ford
      • 3 Years Ago
      Can't wait! Oh wait end of the year, fook.
      You guy
      • 3 Years Ago
      The Enzo 2.0 will be a Veyron killer - or at least attempt to be.
      • 3 Years Ago
      For you Americans: HP does not equal 0-60 times Ok the GTR is a great measuring tool for cars, but the f12 is RWD. If I am not mistaken, as claims are different everywhere, the 911 TurboS has a better 0-60 time than the GT2RS. GT2RS is more expensive and gets around nurburgring faster...oh no all physics has become meaningless! :P TRACTION
        • 3 Years Ago
        "For you Americans"??? I beg your pardon? We are not all clueless and stupid, but thanks for stating the obvious. No wonder you've been downrated so quickly.
      Thomas D Hilton III
      • 3 Years Ago
      Americans don't care about 0-60... were are a nation that's. All about 1the /4 mile
      Shane Gardner
      • 3 Years Ago
      Was not a fan of the Enzo, still love the 458 though.
      Ethan Robertson
      • 3 Years Ago
      I have an acquaintance who is a member of Ferrari Club of America's national board and he saw the Enzo successor at their Chicago meeting the other weekend (in a video). He said it was absolutely beautiful but I could not pry out any details from him. This is a man that loved the performance of the Enzo (he did not personally own one), but he insisted that it looked like a kit car. Whether Iagree with that assessment or not doesn't really matter (I would describe the Enzo as purposeful rather than beautiful), I trust this guys opinion.
      • 3 Years Ago
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