Ferrari Shows it has Environmental Side

By Editors on January 29, 2008 2:02 PM
When you contemplate hotbeds of the "green" movement, it is unlikely that your mind will immediately conjure up pictures of Formula One racetracks. But, unbeknownst to many, F1 racing fuel is some five-percent renewable ethanol, and the ultra-performance Ferrari brand is using that as a jumping-off point to tout its new, experimental F430 Spider recalibrated and retuned to operate on an 85-percent ethanol, 15-percent gasoline mixture. Now that's something that'll keep 'em happy down on the farm.