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Ferrari looks to take on Porsche, McLaren

It looks like the hybrid supercar wars are on, and Ferrari has fired the latest shot. Porsche revealed the 918 Spyder, McLaren went official with the P1, and now Ferrari has the… LaFerrari.
The LaFerrari is the successor to the Enzo and brings with it an 800hp V12 engine that revs to an eye popping 9,000 rpm. Its peak torque of 516 lb-ft is reached at a "lower" 6,750 rpm. In addition to the V12 monster behind the driver, the LaFerrari also features a 163hp (199 lb-ft) electric motor.
With all of this power on tap, Ferrari says that the LaFerrari can scoot to 60 mph in less than three seconds and hit 124 mph in under seven seconds. The LaFerrari will keep on accelerating at an astonishing rate (186 mph in 15 seconds) until it reaches a top speed of 217 mph.

Not much else is known about this crazy hybrid other than the fact that is has 41/59 (front/rear) weight distribution, 19" wheels up front, and 20" wheels in the back.
As we get more info on the LaFerrari, we'll keep you posted.


Source: World Car Fans

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RE: I've been looking at buying a Ferrari
By Spuke on 3/6/2013 9:40:54 AM , Rating: 2
Whether or not this was his intention, it's very difficult to talk about "contemplating buying a $1.3 million car" so casually without sounding like you're showing off.
Maybe if you have self esteem issues it might but I don't see it that way at all. I found it refreshing until the anal police showed up. Maybe some other potential owners would've posted too and we could've had an interesting conversation for once. But noooo the losers came in and quickly squashed all that. No wonder these people only hang out with themselves.

By madtruths on 3/9/2013 2:14:00 PM , Rating: 2
I'm with Spuke, I think that would be a good conversation. Apparition, what kind of engineering business do you have?(field wise) I'm going to guess your a mech. engr?

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