2022 Ferrari V-6 hybrid supercar spy pictures and video: Entry-level mid-engine automobile coming


Discuss of a contemporary Ferrari powered by a V-6 dates again greater than a decade however former CEO Louis Camilleri in 2018 finally confirmed it was happening. All he was prepared to say on the time was that the automobile could be a hybrid and make its debut earlier than 2022 was out.

We now have spy pictures and video of a prototype which confirms the automobile as a mid-engine mannequin.

The brand new Ferrari is code-named the F171, and it is regarded as coming with a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-6. The engine is predicted to have a large 120-degree vee angle to maintain the middle of gravity low.

The F171 will not be a substitute for the F8 however a barely extra attainable mid-engine providing to focus on the not too long ago revealed McLaren Artura, which additionally contains a twin-turbo V-6. The F171 must also function a single electrical motor serving to the engine drive the rear wheels, the identical setup because the Artura.

The electrical motor will doubtless primarily fill in torque at low revs and increase energy on the high finish, although it might even be able to powering the automobile by itself for brief distances. That is additionally the case for the Artura which, in response to McLaren, can cowl about 19 miles on electrical energy alone.

Peak output needs to be round 700 hp, with round 590 hp coming from the V-6. Within the case of the Artura, you are taking a look at 671 peak hp, with 577 hp coming from its V-6.

McLaren Artura

McLaren Artura

The platform is probably going the brand new multi-material mid-engine structure that debuted within the SF90 Stradale, which is smart as Ferrari beforehand used makeshift SF90 Stradale our bodies for a number of take a look at mules noticed in and round Maranello in current months. The platform contains carbon-fiber and varied alloys along with the same old aluminum to assist get weight down. There have been experiences that Ferrari has borrowed the totally carbon platform of the Maserati MC20, although if so Ferrari is not more likely to admit it.

We should always know extra quickly because the reveal of the F171 is predicted to occur late this 12 months or early subsequent.

The automobile is not the one new Prancing Horse presently within the works. Ferrari can also be out testing the Purosangue crossover and a successor to the LaFerrari.

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