Last week, patent applications from Ferrari revealed a new hybrid system for its front-engine V12 road cars. Continuously developing efficient and high performing engines at a fierce pace, Ferrari has now released details on a new mid-engine V12 hybrid powerplant at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show.
Designed specifically for the Ferrari Enzo successor slated to debut towards the end of the year, Ferrari intends for its new hybrid system to deliver a flagship that will raise a new benchmark in performance, emissions and efficiency. The HY-KERS system features two electric motors connected to batteries. While the primary electric motor mounted to the gearbox sends power to the rear wheels, the role of the secondary electric motor is to power auxiliary systems including power steering, brake servo, air conditioning and on-board systems.