New hybrid Ferrari supercar could boast AWD

Ferrari will reveal a brand new hybrid supercar on Might 31, however particulars have slowly begun to trickle out forward of time. Whereas we realized final week the supercar could pack 986 horsepower, a brand new report claims it would even have all-wheel drive.

German web site Auto Motor und Sport reported extra powertrain and drivetrain particulars for the electrified supercar. Particularly, the web site stated to anticipate a three.9-liter twin-turbo V-Eight paired with three electrical motors. The V-Eight engine ought to come instantly from the mid-engine F8 Tributo, the place it makes 710 horsepower. It appears fairly attainable the V-Eight will make an an identical energy determine and the three electrical motors will add the additional 276 hp for the rumored 986-hp determine.

One motor will sit contained in the transmission and two electrical motors can be positioned on the entrance axle to create AWD, per the report. The web site additionally floated “clever torque vectoring” as a part of the system.

Except for these particulars, we’re nonetheless left at midnight on what else we are able to anticipate from the supercar. Nevertheless, this may not be a limited-run automobile. As an alternative, Ferrari has already confirmed the hybrid supercar could have a daily manufacturing run. Regardless of that truth, it might overshadow the limited-run Ferrari LaFerrari when it comes to energy and efficiency.

LaFerrari supercar

The automobile may even usher in a hybrid period for Ferrari. It is rumored the Italian marque has each hybrid V-Eight and hybrid V-6 powertrains in growth. Ferrari known as this supercar a range-topping hybrid, which leads us to imagine we’ll see the V-Eight. Lesser fashions may use detuned V-8s or the hybrid V-6 powertrain. Electrification mustn’t, nonetheless, have an effect on Ferrari’s V-12.

In complete, Ferrari plans for 15 new vehicles by 2022 and 60 % of them can be hybrids. Electrification is a requirement shifting ahead to fulfill stricter emissions requirements globally, particularly as the corporate goals to spice up gross sales with extra fashions.

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