Video: Ferrari V6 hybrid spied testing, is it the new Dino?
A Ferrari test mule fitted with what is believed to be a hybrid V6 has been caught on camera driving around Maranello, Italy.
The Ferrari 488 was being used as a platform to test the new hybrid engine near Ferrari headquarters, complete with mysterious wires and stickers warning of the battery packs fitted, and was caught on camera by the YouTube channel Varryx.
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This includes, the new Ford CEO backing away from 2021 target for full autonomous cars, the Ferrari boss is shying away from a modern version Dino, Skoda Kodiaq gets a diesel, and the 2018 BMW M5 has been revealed.
A Ferrari mule has been spotted by our spy photographers could be the first visual proof that the company is developing a more affordable sports car that captures the spirit of the long departed Dino.
According to our spy photography team, the 458-based mule didn't sound as though it was running with a naturally aspirated V8. It also didn't sound like the turbocharged V8 in the 488 GTB that scooted by just moments after.