Ferrari is studying how to make a conventional car engine roar for a new electric car

Ferrari is studying how to make a conventional car engine roar for a new electric car


You can’t risk the car of the future making the same noise as a vacuum cleaner, said John Elkann. In fact, it will remain one of the reasons for Cavallino’s attraction: the Maranello house has already issued a patent.

The sound of silence becomes music if Simon & Garfunkel sing. But it will never be the case for a company that still has twelve cylinders in its catalog which, according to a master like Herbert von Karajan, “no orchestra will be able to reproduce the song of the twelve cylinder Ferrari engine. “. Ferrari must also give voice to the silence of the electric car, it cannot risk its future car will emit a hum similar to a vacuum cleaner.. President John Elkann said as much a few months ago at Capital Markets Day in one of his rare outings as Prancing Horse’s number one. Because, consider that, in a historical moment when the president, even remembering his grandfather Gianni, talks a little about everything from the bank to the government to Juve, Ferrari always says the absolute minimum. On the other hand, Cavallino is a real safe, the only jewel of the family kept out of the agreement that led to Stellantis.

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