Ferrari chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne has announced that the Italian automaker will develop one final example of the LaFerrari. The car will be auctioned, and the proceeds will go toward assisting the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on August 24th.
The LaFerrari is the most high-priced, highest-performing street car the automaker has ever built. Production of the hybrid, 949-hp hypercar was restricted to 499 examples, each and every with a price of $ 1.3 million. But Ferrari saw an chance to aid in the aftermath of the six.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked central Italy, killing almost 250 individuals.
No specifics have been revealed as to when the auto will be completed, or where it will be sold. While LaFerrari production officially ended in 2015, Ferrari is readying itself to start off developing the LaFerrari Spider, despite the fact that production numbers and cost for the version have not but been revealed.
This story initially appeared on Road & Track.
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