When it comes to supercars and hypercars alike, Ferrari has got down that to a pat. The Prancing Horse is famous for bridging the gap between aesthetics, performance, and technology all rolled into one to create the perfect car for you. It’s also known for its supercars with the latest being the Ferrari P80/C. Its latest offering comes in the form of the Ferrari SF90 Stradale, its latest hypercar to date.
It will take over from the iconic Ferrari LaFerrari, which in its own right was the finest plug-in hybrid vehicle to ever come out from Maranello. Oh, did we forget to mention that the Ferrari SF90 Stradale is a plug-in hybrid hypercar? This is the sixth and latest Italian stallion in the marque’s long line of technological marvels.
This hybrid hypercar houses everything both sets of fans will enjoy — a twin-turbocharged 4.0l V8? Check. Three electrical motors throughout the chassis? Check. This puts the total output at a combined total of 986hp and a maximum torque of 800Nm. Its engine is an evolution of the same unit found in both the Ferrari F8 Tributo and the 488 Pista. With it being a plug-in hybrid, the Ferrari SF90 Stradale features a 7.9kWh lithium-ion battery for regenerative braking, giving the car 26km of total electrical range.
The Ferrari SF90 Stradale is an all-wheel drive configuration, due to the placements of the electrical motors (one on the transmission at the back and two on its front wheels). The electrical motor placed at the rear produces electrical torque towards the dual-clutch 8-speed gearbox while the other two electrical motors upfront assist in steering response. This allows the Ferrari SF90 Stradale to take sharp corners quickly and steadily, thus propelling it forward at full speed after.
Because of this, it can go from 0-100kph in just 2.5 seconds. It can also go from 0-200kph in 6.7 seconds with a top speed of 340kph. There are a total of four different driving modes for the Ferrari SF90 Stradale — eDrive mode runs strictly on its electrical motors only; Hybrid mode utilises both the electrical and combustion engine; Performance mode allows you to run the car at its optimum performance while recharging its batteries; and Qualify mode uses the high-tech powertrain to its fullest potential.
The interior of the Ferrari SF90 Stradale isn’t left out, of course. It features a 16-inch curved display behind the steering wheel, feeding you vital analytics and statistics of the car. It also has a new heads-up display, which will reconfigure itself according to the selected driving mode. Lastly, the steering wheel comes with multiple touch interfaces to control various functions and features of the car.