Slowhand riding his favorite Ferrari

Ferrari released more details on Eric Clapton's 512BB tribute and we finally got the confirmation that the engine in the SP12 EC is the same as the 458 Italia. As the Ferrari mag article states, "He (Eric Clapton) would have liked a V12, he says, but as his BB homage began to take shape he was persuaded that the 458 would provide a more practical and flexible template." So unlike the original 512BB and its flat twelve engine, the SP12 EC is powered by a more conventional naturally aspirated V8 that produces 572 Hp with the standard 458 Italia. More pictures of the special model in the gallery below.

[Source: Ferrari Mag]
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