LaWhat? Ferrari Introduces 963hp "LaFerrari" Hybrid Supercar
March 5, 2013 8:13 AM
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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
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.
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RE: "Hybrid" misnomer
3/6/2013 5:47:34 PM
That's odd, because when I hear hybrid, I think of Porsche 918 Spyder.
Maybe its just you and your prejudice.
RE: "Hybrid" misnomer
3/7/2013 10:29:04 AM
That's weird cos when I hear the word "Hybrid" I think of Barrack Obama or a Liger.
Now I'm thinking of Barack Obama riding into battle on the back of a Liger.
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