Original Article – Road & Track – August 31, 2016
Proceeds from the 500th LaFerrari will go to the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on August 24th.
In Maranello today, Ferrari Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that the Italian automaker will build one final example of the LaFerrari. The car will be auctioned, and the proceeds will go toward helping the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on August 24th.
The LaFerrari is the most expensive, highest-performing street vehicle the exotic automaker has ever built. Production of the hybrid, 949-hp hypercar was limited to 499 examples, each with a price tag of $1.3 million.
But in the wake of the 6.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked central Italy, killing nearly 250 people, Ferrari decided it had to do something to help.
No details have been revealed as to when the car will be completed, or where it will be sold. While LaFerrari production officially ended in 2015, Ferrari is readying itself to start building the LaFerrari Spider, though production numbers and price have not yet been revealed.