Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Hybrid Comes At Geneva Auto Show 2011
Next year at Geneva Auto Show we could see the first Ferrari hybrid. New generation of 612 Scaglietti is the main candidate for the environmental technology exposure.
Luca di Montezemolo, the Ferrari president, said in an interview granted this year, that the hybrid technology developed in the Italian automaker laboratories will be ready for mass production in 2014.
The latest information contradict the official Ferrari declaration, the first public meeting with the hybrid propulsion train to be held next spring. Then, Ferrari will present at the Geneva Motor Show, the new generation of Scaglietti and with this model and the alternative propulsion system.
The rumors, circulated by the German magazine Autobild, announces a Scaglietti as a pioneer of hybrid technology series, certificate by Ferrari, being able to use the resources of a unit composed by a V12 engine and an electric one. According to self publication, on the previous axle will be a 12-cylinder engine and 550 HP, while the rear axle will host a power unit, designed to deliver 100 HP.
The resources baggage will help the Italian model to show off much better performance, while providing a fuel economy of about 35%, similar to that predicted by 599 Hy-Kers concept, at Geneva.
The successor of the four seats model, made in Maranello, is expected on the international market in mid of 2011, its price will be estimated at around $380,000. The hybrid engine will not be the only version.