Chris Harris Drifts the Ferrari F12 TdF for Top Gear, Gets Weak at the Knees

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Chris Harris Drifts the "Ridiculous" Ferrari F12 TdFChris Harris Drifts the "Ridiculous" Ferrari F12 TdFChris Harris Drifts the "Ridiculous" Ferrari F12 TdF
Ever seen Chris Harris being a tad short on words? How about the British journo getting scared while behind the wheel? Well, you're about to and the credit goes to the majestically violent Ferrari F12 Tour de France.
Actually, you can scrap that name, as the once-a-Grand-Tourer should be called Tour de Force. Yes, the remastered F12 is that vicious and Chris Harris's new Top Gear job allows us to see the man drifting the TdF as if his life depended on it. Wait a moment... his life did actually depend on it.

The tire-consuming shenanigan took place on Ferrari's Fiorano test track. And remember, we're talking about the man who once declared war to the Prancing Horse with a little story called "How Ferrari Spins" - back in 2011, Harris spilled the beans on how Maranello likes to manipulate press cars and play other tricks of the sort.

Speaking of which, many ask themselves how the Italians manage to get away with so many moves such as the one mentioned above. Well, the answer is simple - if you love cars and have the opportunity to at least get behind the wheel of a Fezza, let alone buy one, you'll notice their velocity beasts are so damn good you just can't ignore them. No, really, you can't.

If you ask us, one of the best parts about the TdF's ferocity is that this asset means the original F12berlinetta remains just as brilliant as it used to be on the day when it was launched. That's because the F12's way of juggling with speed attributed and GT coziness is unrivaled in the car world, almost to the point where comparing the Berlinetta and the TdF seems a bit ridiculous. Then again, as you'll notice in the clip, "ridiculous" can sometimes be a word of praise.

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