According to the latest reports, Ferrari recently confirmed that it will launch its first all-electric car in 2025, which will allow people to wonder whether electric cars can really occupy a place in the Italian supercar manufacturer’s product line. Guess the dust settled. The schedule of the new Ferrari EV was confirmed at the annual meeting held today.
Ferrari Chairman and Acting CEO John Elkann said at the conference: “We will continue to implement our electrification strategy in a highly self-disciplined manner. Our interpretation of the application of these technologies in motorsports and road cars is a way of bringing Ferrari’s uniqueness into consideration. And passion brings great opportunities to the new generation.”
This electrification strategy has already witnessed the production of two hybrid vehicles, although it has not yet eliminated the automaker’s rant about gasoline engines. It is replaced by a plug-in hybrid transmission system that combines a 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 engine and three electric motors. One of the motors is on the transmission, and the other two are on the two front wheels.
Elkann said: “As you might expect, we set the standard very high from the beginning. By making full use of our experience in racing, we have built the SF90 Stradale and SF90 Spider hybrid cars with outstanding technical achievements and driving. Experience. They have inherited Ferrari’s best traditions in style and performance.”
It is understood that Ferrari does not put the economy in the first place, but provides 986 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque peak. Gas and electricity work together. This also means that the two SF90 variants are equipped with an all-wheel drive.
However, the 7.9kWh lithium-ion battery that drives the electric motor does not provide an impressive range of pure electric vehicles. In fact, the electric range of these cars in their selectable drive modes is only about 16 miles. This has obviously become a problem that people expect Ferrari EV to solve.
Elkann joked: “We plan to launch the first all-electric Ferrari in 2025, and we are very excited about it. It is certain that as a milestone in our history, this will be the Maranello engineer and design Everything the teacher’s dream of. Therefore, in this exciting decade of accelerated change, we have seen more ways to push everything we do to a new level of excellence and passion.”
Ferrari’s specific ideas have yet to be elaborated. The car manufacturer has surprised purists. They confirmed that they are planning to launch an SUV. Ferrari Purosangue uses a front mid-engine layout and insists on providing the fastest speed in the field when it goes on the market.
Taking into account that SUVs usually adopt larger sizes and additional weight, this model has clearly become the goal of automakers to build electric vehicles. Ferrari said that Purosangue will be launched in 2022. At the same time, Elkann said at the annual general meeting that the company will launch three new Ferrari models in 2021.