Thursday, October 6, 2022
News Ferrari Testing Its V6 Hybrid Powertrain At Fiorano

Ferrari Testing Its V6 Hybrid Powertrain At Fiorano

It doesn't’ sound like a Ferrari V8 so it’s got to be the V6 hybrid.


  • The test mule looks like a 488 GTB.

  • A hybrid V6 Ferrari was first announced two years ago.


When it comes down to it, there are two time-honored crucial elements to a Ferrari, and, in 21st Century, a new one. A Ferrari has to be fast and powerful and today, it needs to cap emissions in the process. Electrification is the way to go and Ferrari has already embraced the technology as demonstrated by the incredible SF90 Stradale. The V6 hybrid Ferrari however may become a new entry-level model.

European Union emission regulations are tightening up fast and Ferrari needs to prepare and judging by the video, shared by Varryx, the V6 hybrid’s development is well underway. The car can be seen drifting slightly on a few occasions and frankly, it looks quick enough. If there are any doubts as to whether or not this is in fact a V6, turn up the volume – a Ferrari V8, even a turbocharged one does not sound like this.

Ferrari 488 Pista

This test-mule sports a 488 body which could mean that this car’s design is still in the drawing stages. Either way, the production V6 hybrid Ferrari isn’t expected to arrive before the end of 2022. And as for the powertrain’s layout, it’s safe to assume that it will be AWD, like the Stradale, with a front-mount electric motor.

Trending Now

Mopar Lets You Make Any Dodge Challenger a Widebody

Factory parts let you make your Challenger Wider Upgrades offered include hood, Redeye nose Thanks to Mopar's Direct Connection parts catalogue, everyone can now...

Already Almost Three Completed Lordstown Endurance Pickups

Lordstown Motors has just announced that production of its fully electric pickup truck has begun. In fact, the American manufacturer, which has taken up...

Faraday Future Raised $100 Million Ahead of the Launch of the FF91

The company reported having financial problems earlier this year. About $100 million has now been raised out of the required $325 million. The...

Wards publishes its list of the 10 best powertrains for 2022

Earlier this week, Wards Auto released its list of the 10 Best Engines and Powertrain Systems of the past year. And as expected, electrification...

UK-Based EV Startup Arrival Looking at US Expansion

It will use micro-factories to build electric vans. Arrival already has an order for 10,000 vans from UPS. Arrival is a small UK-based vehicle...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.