Ferrari Going Hybrid!

In my opinion, Ferrari has always produced unbelievable cars ands they apparently have a system to it. One of the reasons that automakers race prototype race cars around the track at super fast speeds is to develop new technology for their road-going cars. There's no higher form of auto racing than Formula 1. Therefore, we can assume that fuel-saving advancements like the kinetic energy recovery hybrid systems that F1 is currently in the midst of implementing, will someday show up in production cars. The Ferrari president Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, said that Ferrari is testing its KERS system in a prototype based on the 599 chassis.

There's speculation that the 599XX at the Geneva Motor Show may have the KERS system installed, but that's still unconfirmed. This KERS technology saves energy that would otherwise be lost in braking. KERS stores and reuses the energy the next time the vehicle accelerates, thereby boosting both performance and efficiency, and that's good for all of us.

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