Its official. Ferrari have jumped 90 figures in their naming policy. Details of the Enzo successor, the Ferrari F150, were released today. Don’t worry though, it doesn’t share any parts with the popular Ford pickup series!

Ferrari’s official magazine recently ran an article featuring photos and details of the highly anticipated hypercar. It gets a developed 6.3 liter V12 engine transplanted from the new F12 and aided by an F1-style KERS hybrid system. This makes for a figure over 800bhp from the V12 along with 120bhp from the KERS system, a total of around 920bhp. We’re told that the 0-100km/h sprint time will be a Bugatti-beating sub-2.5 seconds.

The HY-KERS system reduces the 200km/h sprint by 10% and increases fuel efficiency by an impressive 40%. Whats more, the electric motor, battery pack and all the associated ancillaries have a weight-to-power ratio of one, meaning that the 120bhp they produce translates to a weight gain of 120kg.

We’ve already been introduced to the carbon fiber monocoque chassis, built in the Ferrari F1 team’s composites department. It is said to be 20 percent lighter and but 27 percent stiffer than the Enzo’s chassis. A nomex honeycomb structure has been used which is sandwiched between two layers of high grade carbon fiber. Ferrari fitted a Kevlar protective plate on to the underside of the body, which protects components placed below the monocoque.

The styling of the Ferrari F150, we are told, is still inspired by Formula 1. Its though that the bodywork aerodynamic efficiency is greatly improved over the previous generation Enzo. We’ve seen two teasers so far, along with an array of different test mules. Ferrari chose a set of quad exhausts, with two pipes below each single circular rear light.

Expect to see the Ferrari F150 at the Geneva Motor Show in spring 2013. Only 400 F150s are expected, but all have already been sold, at around €1 million each.

8 COMMENTS

  1. If they are all sold, why not increase it’s price? I suppose is to fight against companies like Pagani or koenisegg that will sell farworst cars at the same price, but sounds like people could pay three times that money !!!!

  2. “Whats more, the electric motor, battery pack and all the associated ancillaries have a weight-to-power ratio of one, meaning that the 120bhp they produce translates to a weight gain of 120kg.”

    Figure dedicated to GS and hybrid-haters.

  3. @urdrago: would you buy a luxury watch that’s both a mechanical AND quartz masterpiece ? No. And it’s the same if you mix the V12’s mechanical complications with the batteries’ weight.
    A Prius is fine in the real world, not in the dream world. That’s why I hate hybrid supercars.

  4. @gluglu That’s slightly different, when you buy a luxury clock (Even I do not know what is a luxury clock.. :D) you buy an accesory, when you buy a luxury car, can be A) An accesory. or B) A tool to have the most powerful car on track or road.

    The B) Can be tested as in any traffic light, as in any track, or as in any Autobahn whenever you want, you may have a P1 or a F150 to win with this.

    The A) Can be used everywhere, and may be the purpose itself for the car purchase, but allways someone can come with car B) and win you, but if you want you can allways blame the KERS car owner of being a kinda type of “Radical trackcar” owner “out of the Nordchleife” but that simply is a loser comment, unless you think a car with KERS or an F150/P1/Enzo isn’t anyway an A) car too.

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