Did this Ferrari LaFerrari has just caught fire under the camera lenses during an Italian hill climb?
It seems that Italian supercars, and not only, have not put their spontaneous combustion problems aside despite new ones have been presented and they are exclusive, expensive and very powerful. The model we are talking about is a brand new Ferrari LaFerrari which seems to have some minor damages after getting too hot during the Trento-Bondone Hill Climb, in Italy. You can see, in the video posted below, the hybrid supercar with smoke coming out of its engine compartment.
The most powerful ever road-legal supercar to come out form the Maranello facility and also the first hybrid vehicle to wear the “prancing horse” logo on its body, the Ferrari LaFerrari, has been officially presented to the public during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. It has a 6.3L V12 unit under its hood and an electric motor, sporting a total of 950 HP (708 kW) and 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) of torque. The rear-mid engined, rear-wheel drive supercar needs less than 3 seconds to sprint from a standstill to 100 km/h (62 mph) and it can reach a top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph).
Germany’s Volkswagen Passat, finishing in front of the runner-ups Citroen C4 Cactus and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, has won the well-known and prestigious car of the year award for the European region.
The award was presented in front of a large audience at the Geneva motor show, with the German ...