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    Coming Soon, A Ferrari Hybrid

    William Maley

    Editor/Reporter - CheersandGears.com

    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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