In speaking with Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa, Automotive News Europe has revealed new details regarding the Enzo successor's performance and powertrain.

In speaking with Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa, Automotive News Europe has revealed new details regarding the Enzo successor's performance and powertrain.

Confirmed to be revealed in 2013, the Enzo successor will indeed be equipped with the F1 derived HY-KERS petrol-electric hybrid system which recently debuted for the Beijing Motor Show. The system dramatically reduces fuel consumption by 40 percent while increasing performance.

Despite the added weight of the system, approximately 120kg (265lbs), an unnamed Ferrari model with HY-KERS will be able to accelerate from 0-200km/h (124mph) 3 seconds faster than a vehicle without the hybrid system. Ferrari will compensate by removing weight from the chassis and powertrain. The lithium-ion cells will be provided by Samsung Electronics in which Ferrari will assemble them into its own battery packs.

Felisa also divulged that the Enzo successor's chassis will be made of the same grade of carbon fiber used in Ferrari's F1 race cars. This carbon fiber is lighter and more durable compared to the grade used in the Enzo's and F50's chassis and body.

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