Ferrari’s First Plug-in Hybrid Roadster
The Ferrari SF90 Spider has now been unveiled as Ferrari’s first plug-in hybrid roadster with near 1,000 hp. The automobile is the open-top model of the SF90 Stradale. It maintains most of the Stradale’s specs, together with a 211 mph prime velocity. It would do a 0-60 mph time in simply 2.5 seconds.
The SF90 Spider contains a retractable hardtop that’s product of aluminum. This protects round 88 kilos over different conventional supplies, in line with Autoblog. Nonetheless, the Spider nonetheless weighs 220 kilos greater than the Stradale. The Spider’s roof might be lowered in 14 seconds and operated when the automobile is standing nonetheless or at low speeds.
There’s additionally a powered rear window that may be raised even when the highest is down. This supplies a bit extra wind safety. Ferrari didn’t cease there when it comes to airflow across the cockpit. The central trim piece between the seats additionally manages to channel air away from the occupants.
The automobile comes with the identical plug-in hybrid powertrain. It consists of a 4.0-liter V8 engine that’s twin-turbocharged and three electrical motors in addition to a 7.9-kilowatt-hour battery pack. All instructed, this powertrain is sweet for 986hp and linked to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission.
You may discover the cooling system is totally different on this automobile. That’s due to the brand new retractable hardtop. Ferrari needed to rework the cooling components to handle warmth.
The automobile might be had with an optionally available Assetto Fiorano observe pack. That features loads of added carbon fiber (a discount of 46 kilos) Multimatic shock absorbers, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, and a two-tone livery. U.S. pricing hasn’t been introduced, however the brand new Spider can be about 10 p.c greater than the Stradale, which runs $507,300.