2020 Ferrari SUV may get a hybrid V8 engine

The SUV segment is where most carmakers are focusing nowadays and top-notch luxury car brands are dig eh same too. Ferrari, the company synonymous with luxury racing cars is also going to launch a luxury 2020 Ferrari SUV as per the latest updates.

The first SUV from the Italian luxury carmaker will be a hybrid car. A new Ferrari SUV or also called ‘FUV’ Ferrari Utility Vehicle is definitely going to be laden with advanced safety technologies and amenities. While the details are not known but sensor and radar-based safety features are expected.

2020 Ferrari SUV front look

2020 Ferrari SUV exterior design and details

The new model has been codenamed F16X. Some Ferrari design traits will be present but the SUV will have enhanced ride height. The SUV will have a lot of aluminum in the body to keep the weight under control.

The cabin will be lavish and it will have a sleek build. Seating capacity is not known but the cabin will be designed lavishly beyond any doubt. Touch screen based infotainment with Bluetooth support is expected and there will be premium sound system inside as well.

2020 Ferrari SUV

Sergio Marchionne, the President of Ferrari has said that the car will be produced by end of 2019 or at first quarter of 2020. Initially, the company was not very keen on launching an SUV but tremendous demand for SUV in both European countries and the USA has compelled it to change the view.

2020 Ferrari SUV interior

2020 Ferrari SUV engine rumors

It is not clear which engine will be under the hood of the upcoming 2020 Ferrari SUV. However, it will be a high-performance engine with special driving modes. A 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 engine is the likely contender to power the SUV. It will be capable of reaching 60 miles per hour in less than 4 seconds. However, the latest news indicates a V8 hybrid setup will power the vehicle.

The same powertrain that powers Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid may be under the hood of new SUV. It may be a very fast SUV, on par with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV of FCA. In acceleration section, it would rival the much-touted Lamborghini Urus. The company says the Ferrari ride will not going to be compromised in the upcoming car.

2020 Ferrari SUV rear

2020 Ferrari SUV pricing and availability

Ferrari has not said anything about the pricing of its upcoming SUV. However, you should not expect it to be cheap and a six-figure price tag is likely. The car may get into production by 2020 or so.

Summing up

The upcoming 2020 Ferrari SUV seems to be an exciting vehicle from the iconic Italian brand but a lot of things about it are yet to be confirmed. Styling wise, it will look like a Ferrari but height may be different.

The engine details are unknown but it may get a V8 hybrid powertrain with enough juice to reach 60 mph from 0 in less than 4 seconds. The engine, however, has to meet the new emission norms. With the upcoming high-performance 2020 Ferrari SUV, company aims to take on rivals like Bentley Bentayga and Lamborghini Urus.

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