Ferrari F430 Spider Bio Fuel

Ferrari F430 Spider Bio Fuel Think that the world’s greatest high-performance automakers aren’t thinking green? Think again. Even the mighty Ferrari has come up with a model that provides improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. Its moniker, the F430 Spider Bio Fuel, gives it away -- as the F430 droptop’s 4.3-liter V-8 is set up to run on E85 (a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline). Not only does the Bio Fuel F430, still considered a concept, bring a 5% fuel economy improvement over its gasoline counterpart, but the use of ethanol also increases engine output by about 10 horsepower. (Well, let’s face it: This is a Ferrari we’re talking about, after all.)
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