Scuderia Ferrari Emergency Battery Will Save Your "Supercar" Smartphone

If you were to translate “Ferrari LaFerrari” literally it would be something like “Ferrari, TheFerrari.” It sounds like “Bond. James Bond,” doesn’t it? Whether or not this is a bit far-fetched, one thing is clear: the technology its powertrain is based on is just amazing. V12 meets electric motor and blend into a petrolhead dream.
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You may wonder what exactly is our point. We’re hinting at the fact that this is the first car with hybrid technology to come out of Maranello. The 6262cc V12 produces 788 horsepower and the electric motor a further 120 kW (160 horsepower), which creates a total output of 946 ponies. Sounds electrifying, right?

But what exactly is happening there? In just a word, it’s the HY-KERS system, one that makes the LaFerrari the first of his kind engineers in Maranello ever created. Inspired by Formula One experience, it guarantees maximum integration between the V12 and the electric motor, seamlessly blending extreme performance with the utmost efficiency.

Here’s where the spicey stuff comes in. Ferrari says that the high levels of torque available at low revs from the electric motor allowed the engineers to optimize the internal combustion engine’s performance at higher revs. And what does that mean? An unending power throughout the rev range and a maximum torque peak of over 900 Nm.

Hey, the system didn’t just make the heart of the beast beat like that of a dragon, but it also helped lower the vehicle’s centre of gravity. All these aspects may sound a little bit dull since taking this machine to the road is what makes for supreme delight, but it’s related to our topic here.

You see, Ferrari must have figured out they can use their fans’ love for the LaFerrari to sell some accessories via their Store. So they came up with this emergency battery with a capacity of 2500 mAh, which also has two USB ports. This lightweight power bank is finished with a red glossy varnish and has 4 LED lights that indicate the battery recharge level available.

Owning a Ferrari LaFerrari may be close to impossible for most of us, but dropping $45 for this accessory sounds a lot more doable, doesn’t it? Well, that’s exactly what the lifestyle branch of the Italian carmaker thought apparently.


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