Geneva 2010: 599 GTB Hybrid – Red cars go green

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Italy’s Ferrari just had their first Geneva hybrid model based on the 599 GTB. It seems that red cars will soon reach the green… You can find plenty of reasons that make the association between a Ferrari and green, but care for the environment sounds… weird. At least, in historical terms. But as we all know, times are changing…

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And we must do meet HY-KERS, a hybrid Ferrari 599 GTB model is based on. Green supercar, and literally, and figuratively, boasts a hybrid drivetrain, consisting of an electric motor and a set of lithium-ion batteries located under the floor.

Weighing only 40 kg, the electric motor is mated to a seven-speed transmission with dual-clutch and supplemented with other power V12’s 100 hp. In addition, Ferrari 599 GTB HY-KERS can operate in electric mode 100%.

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