The long-awaited Ferrari‘s top model, which is designed to continue to start a series F40, F50, Enzo, has its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show. Instead of the previously announced internal codes F70 and F150, a new supercar is called LaFerrari.
As expected based on previous speculative rendering at the front of the car dominate a huge air deflector that practically covers the entire front bumper. In addition, the molded shape of the hood and narrow elongated headlights that are pushed to the edges of the front wings give the impression of strength and aggressiveness that is hiding in the propulsion system. Round taillights connects the rear spoiler in a “T”. At the bottom of the bumper are two pairs of round exhaust pipes and flair situated between two diffusers.
The doors open vertically, providing access to the cabin dominated by red skin. Three-spoke steering wheel is notched on the bottom and the top and in front of the driver is a large display with analog tachometer. LaFerrari is 4702 mm long, 1992 mm wide and 1116 mm high only, while its wheelbase 2665 mm. Thanks to the use of lightweight materials in its construction, the weight of the car is only 1255 kg, and is distributed 41 percent in front and 59 percent to the rear axle.
Contact with the surface is achieved through 19-inch wheels shod with 265/30 front and 20-inch wheels with tires in size 345/30 on the rear axle. For stopping to safely is entrusted to a Brembo brakes with ceramic discs. In Ferrari were opted for a combination of units of the V12, 6262 cc displacement, and electric motors. V12 is capable to develop 800 hp, at 9000 r / min and maximum torque of 700 Nm, which is available to the driver from 6750 r / min. The electric motor provides more 163 “horses” and 270 Nm. Extra weight HY-KERS electric system is 140 kg, of which 62 kg of waste battery. As a result of this symbiosis, LaFerrari produces a total of 963 hp. All that power is transferred to the wheels through an automatic transmission seventh speed DCT.
The Italian manufacturer say that LaFerrari is able to achieve 60mph in less than three and up to 125mph in under seven seconds. To achieve a speed of 185mph, the car takes about 15 seconds and the car can develop a maximum 220mph.
Ferrari has confirmed that it plans to produce only 499 copies of the new model, and most of the cars were sold in advance. For some copies that are still available it is necessary to allocate a sum of $1.7million.