Ferrari Unveils €1 Million Car

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 05:18

Italian sports-car manufacturer Ferrari has unveiled its new model, LaFerrari, which costs €1 million.

The limited edition series offers 963bhp and is the first hybrid in the history of the Prancing Horse. It offers a performance of from 0 to 100 km/h in less than three seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in less than seven seconds. Compared to the Enzo, LaFerrari consumes less, while carbon-dioxide emissions have been lowered by 50%.

Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo said: “It is the highest expression of excellence of our company: technological innovation, performance, futuristic style, driving pleasure. It is an extraordinary car, destined [for] our collectors. A car with technical solutions, which in the future will be integrated in our range and which are the benchmark for the entire sector. LaFerrari represents the best planning and building capacities in our company, including those acquired in Formula One, knowledge, unique in the world.”

He added that “all of the 499 LaFerrari cars to be produced have all been sold”.

The company said it has received more than 700 requests for the new super model. Purchasers are reported to be mostly collectors and 25 of them are reported to be in Italy.