Frankfurt IAA 2017 296 Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari Will be Taking the Turbocharging Route

Ferrari will be joining the others and not shying away from the future of turbocharging with the company announcing that as it stands, there isn’t better set-up than turbocharged engines for combining performance with efficiency and consumption.

Turbocharging and direct gasoline injection is the right way for performance without a payment in consumption. To get the same performance with naturally aspirated engines at the same consumption is difficult.

Ferrari CEO Amadeo Felisa

However, turbochargers are known for dulling the exhaust notes of supercars, and when asked if turbocharging could dilute the insane Ferrari exhaust notes we’ve become accustomed to, Felisa simply said, “Wait and see.” Which hopefully means that Ferrari’s may be making a some new and exciting sounds inn the near future.

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