“If an electrical supercar is to be constructed, Ferrari would be the first,” he mentioned Bloomberg on the Detroit Auto Present, after a press convention on the brand new SUV. “Persons are amazed at what Tesla did with a supercar: I am not making an attempt to attenuate what Elon did, however I believe we are able to all do it.”
Nonetheless, there are already battery-electric supercars. The Rimac Idea One, identified for its crash by Richard Hammond in 2017, has been round for a couple of years. With an output of 800 kW and 1,200 lb-ft of torque, it’s positive to be a top-notch efficiency automobile. The extraordinarily low manufacturing figures – solely eight Rimac autos have been constructed since 2013 – nonetheless, provide Ferrari the chance to be the primary firm to construct a hyperactive BEV in vital portions.
In fact, Tesla is bringing again a juiced model of its roadster, Porsche mentioned it needed an electrical coupe after 2025, and Lamborghini lately hinted that there may be batteries within the mind too. Marchionne Many have to inform Ferrari to take the lead earlier than retiring if the corporate has critical intentions to be first on something.
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