NEW ENGINE: Ferrari hopes its improved power unit will aid its charge for glory in 2017. Image: AP / Jens Meyer
Italy - Ferrari will crack the 1000hp (750kW) barrier with its 2017 engine, according to a report in Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport.
The sports newspaper also speculated that the Maranello team's new machine, codenamed 668 and set to be launched on February 24, will have a narrow nose and new gearbox.
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As for power, the correspondent wrote: "Among other things, the increased fuel allowance will (mean the engine can) achieve and exceed 750kW, which was already approached last season with peaks of 725-730kW."