Codenamed F171 and set to rival the likes of the upcoming McLaren Artura, the New ‘Dino’ V6 Hybrid Ferrari has been caught on test and is set to unveiled to a private audience later this year with an official unveiling early 2022.
The new supercar from Maranello is expected to have 3.0-litre turbo V6 with an electric motor producing V8 levels of power. Developing around 440kW, the Ferrari F171 will pair it with an axial-flow electric motor mounted after the transmission developing around 82kW – for a total output of around522kW.
The 3.0-litre engine is the car makers first V6 engine since the Dino in the 70’s, rumour has it the V6 engine could come from a tweaked version of the Nettuno V6 found in Maserati’s MC20 sportscar. The 3.0-litre hybrid V6 is also expected to eventually make its way into the upcoming Ferrari Purosangue SUV.
Currently the only hybrid offered by Ferrari is the awesome SF90 which has a motor on the front axle to offer all-wheel drive, the new F171 will be rear drive only and like the SF90,it will offer limited electric-only running, although it won’t be an expansive plug-in hybrid system.
According to Ferrari’s Chief Technical Officer, Michael Leiters, “the near future is definitely about electrification, not pure electrification, but hybridization”. The F171 is a fine balance between performance and weight,Liters explained. The F171 needs to feel like a proper Ferrari, a proper driver’s car.
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