Steve Sutcliffe has recently taken a trip to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello where he has spoken to the company’s design boss, Flavio Manzone, about the brand new LaFerrari hybrid supercar.
Ferrari’s first ever hybrid supercars is named the LaFerrari and the model is competing with McLaren’s P1 and with Porsche’s 918 Spyder, which is said to be unveiled in Frankfurt. The Ferrari LaFerrari has been already unveiled back in March in Geneva and since then it has been taken almost to every major automotive event across the globe. But in between the numerous videos found with the new supercar, this new one is showing the Ferrari design boss, Flavio Manzone, talk about it, so if you want to find out more about its design secrets, all you have to do is scroll down and click play.
As a quick reminder, the Ferrari LaFerrari has been officially presented to the public during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The model is powered by a 6,262cc V12 engine, producing 800 HP (588 kW) at 9,000 rpm and 700 Nm of torque at 6,750 rpm, mated to an electric motor, with 163 HP (120 kW) and 270 Nm of torque (199 lb-ft). The total output stands at 963 HP (708 kW) and it’s enough to allow the supercar to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph). 499 units of the LaFerrari will be produced and each one will cost 1,3 million euros.