Ferrari’s First EV is in the works and was confirmed after a series of patent leaks online. It appears to be a low-riding GT and will be a rival to Tesla Roadster and Porsche Taycan.

 

Seating Layout
Seating Layout

The patent shows a two-seat layout although it will most probably have a 2+2 layout too. It also shows a long bonnet and short overhangs similar to Ferrari’s flagship 812 Superfast.

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Patents show the use of Hub motors which involve having 4 motors, one on each wheel. The advantage of using this setup is that it has less power loss as there is no need for a drivetrain to carry powers to wheels. The power of these motors or the Ferrari EV overall is unknown at this point.

Series of patent leaks
Series of patent leaks

Michael Leiters in a talk with a leading publisher stated that low weight and high top speed will be a priority for any and all Ferrari EV. He also said that “Right now, the technology is not mature enough. Look at customer requirements: the most important thing is sound. Today, there is also a problem on range; which, for a sportscar, really is a problem – the range of an electric car is especially so if you accelerate or go with high speed.”

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Series of patent leaks
Series of patent leaks

Ferrari is most likely to use its technology from SF90 which uses a 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 with three electric motors providing an output of 1000Hp

At the SF90’s launch Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri called it “the first step in a direction that Ferrari will enter in unwavering focus and confidence.”

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