Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ferrari LaFerrari Hybrid Has Over 960 Horsepower

Ferrari's LaFerrari with hybrid technology has an 800 horsepower 6.2 liter V12 engine and an electric motor that adds a further 163 horsepower for a total of over 960 horsepower. Ferrari says that the HY-KERS system makes LaFerrari the most high performance and efficient Ferrari ever built. Utilizing Ferrari’s Formula One racing expertise with KERS systems which has been further developed for application to road cars, the HY-KERS guarantees maximum integration between the V12 and the electric motor. The high levels of torque at low revs from the electric motor allowed the engineers to optimize the internal combustion engine’s performance at higher revs. Check out the LaFerrari website. Tutto bene!