Ferrari has unveiled its all-new 499P Le Mans Hypercar with which it will bid for overall victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours up coming time, for the first time in specifically 50 decades.
The world’s most popular sports car or truck maker gave the historic new model its planet debut at Ferrari’s Finali Mondiali extravaganza at Imola, revealing a prototype that functions a crystal clear nod to its stamina racing past as well as a styling link to its current road cars.
At the heart of the electrified equipment is a 3.-litre V6 with a pair of turbochargers and although the motor black has the exact same architecture as the motor from the 296 GTB, it is evidently “not the same engine”.
A single 272 hp (200 kW) electric powered motor (generator) powers the front axle (the electrical power amount defined by the rules). The rear wheels receive energy from the 680 hp (500 kW) engine. That output represents the optimum allowable in the class. A 900-volt battery mounts just beneath the 499P’s gasoline tank.
Two 499Ps will be entered by the manufacturing facility Ferrari AF Corse crew in the 2023 Planet Endurance Championship, which incorporates Le Mans. The model will make its racing debut at the 1000 Miles of Sebring in Florida on March 17.
John Elkann, Ferrari’s executive chairman, claimed: “The 499P sees us return to compete for outright victory in the WEC collection. When we determined to dedicate to this task, we embarked on a path of innovation and development, trustworthy to our tradition that sees the observe as the perfect terrain to force the boundaries of chopping-edge technological remedies, remedies that in time will be transferred to our street cars. We enter this challenge with humility, but mindful of a background that has taken us to in excess of 20 earth endurance titles and 9 overall victories at the 24 Hrs of Le Mans.”