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Fiat News: Coming Soon, A Ferrari Hybrid


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:38 AM

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April 27, 2012

Ferrari's replacement for the Enzo supercar will be the prancing horse's first hybrid.

"We are entering the market with our Formula One-derived hybrid system, which will slash fuel consumption and increase performance," said Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa.

The hybrid system, called HY-KERS, improves fuel consumption by 40% while slashing the time it takes to accelerate from 0 to 124 MPH by 3 seconds compared with a Ferrari model without the system in testing.

Ferrari says the system will add about 265 pounds to a car. To help offset the addition, Ferrari will cut more weight out and use more carbon fiber.

Source: Autoweek

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:55 AM

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So this is their answer to Climate Change?

Interesting car, I wonder how many will really want it.
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