LaFerrari is LaPopular, has over 1000 interested customers

LaFerrari in Nero black, color configurator screenshot 800
LaFerrari in Nero black, color configurator screenshot 800

Model already a sales successor

The LaFerrari is proving to be a critical sales success as the company has revealed that more than 1,000 people have expressed interest in buying the bespoke supercar.

Recently unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the LaFerrari has a 6.3-liter V12 engine that develops 800 HP (588 kW) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of torque. It is backed up by an electric motor which contributes an additional 163 HP (120 kW) and 199 lb-ft (270 Nm) of torque. This enables the model to have a combined maximum output of 963 HP (708 kW) which allows it to accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in less than three seconds, 0-200 km/h (0-124 mph) in under seven seconds and 0-300 km/h (186 mph) in 15 seconds. With enough roadway available, the LaFerrari will eventually top out in excess of 350 km/h (217 mph).

Production is limited to 499 units, so a number of consumers will be denied their chance of owning the 1.3M EUR (1.11M GBP or 1.69M USD) supercar.

Source: Ferrari

LaFerrari: passion, technology, futuristic design and exclusivity

Maranello, 8 March 2013 – LaFerrari, the eagerly awaited new model in the limited edition series from the Prancing Horse - of which only 499 examples will be built and more than twice the number of requests has already been received – is still the undisputed start at the Geneva Car Show on the second day, the show is open to the public.

963 bhp for the first hybrid in the history of the Prancing Horse with an absolute record performance: from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in less than 7. Compared to the Enzo the LaFerrari consumes less while the Co2 emission has been lowered by 50%.

The new car is a synthesis of the brand’s values, just like Chairman Luca di Montezemolo said during the presentation of the LaFerrari. “It is the highest expression of excellence of our cmpany: technological innovation, performance, futuristic style, driving pleasure. It is an extraordinary car, destined to 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.”

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estman estman
Well of course it's extremely popular, it's the best and most awesome supercar ever made! No surprise at all that the demand is so high on this amazing masterpiece. Ferrari has come out with yet another astonishing supercar that drives the haters crazy hahahaa funny! Haters can go to hell!
Mar 11th, 2013 7:32pm
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wcfuser15819 wcfuser15819
Coolest transformer ever!
Mar 11th, 2013 12:46am
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buruchaga buruchaga
This car is an instant hit and deserves it. 'Biblically', it's beautiful.
Mar 10th, 2013 11:48am
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buruchaga buruchaga
Chance to make a lot of money Ferrari and stop the limitations. You might not have a moment like this oneday.
Mar 10th, 2013 10:49am
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peterjames7 peterjames7
Ill get some hate for this but the yellow one for some reason it reminds me of the corvette sting ray concept at the front the grill and lights ...let the replies begin
Mar 9th, 2013 10:41pm
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Cohiba-lover06 Cohiba-lover06
If Ferrari brings out a bird cage or a mailbox, people would be "interested". The name alone, LaFerrari has every black chicken hawk mentoring a stable full of young underage girls wanting one, blinged out with teef on 27" wheels.
Mar 9th, 2013 6:13pm
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KevinFXX KevinFXX
in the term of design or other factors, this is just the real father of Ferrari Italia 458
Mar 9th, 2013 5:47pm
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With all those people intrested in the LaFerrari, then sure the second hand ones could be 50% more of its original price.
Mar 9th, 2013 12:14pm
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absent absent
If you have the means to buy one AND you are on that very short ,very coveted list to be invited to buy it (only well established Ferrari collectors with a proven record of their loyalty to brand need apply)then it's no brainer. You get the hottest car in the World and it is worth double what the MSRP is, on the open market. Enzo cost astonishing (back then) $563k back in 2003 only to jump to $1.5mln for used cars. Better then Apple stock......
Mar 9th, 2013 7:15am
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el3yoon_59999 el3yoon_59999
When i was young, I saw the F40, i said wow, it was the fist time i see it on street. Ferrari used to fascinate me but not anymore, most of the new generation models are not so good as they used to be,i think it is Lamborghini era.
Mar 9th, 2013 3:21am
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BanfSnieder BanfSnieder
I don't know about you, but that greenhouse is probably the most advanced thing on an automobile on the planet today. For the artist; the whole design is a textbook example of continuity and proportion. Some cars are worth a million, and I think this is one of the few.
Mar 9th, 2013 4:23am
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absent absent
You must be joking. Lambo with the 10 year old,outdated,outclassed Gallardo? Already outdated,too heavy Aventador?? Idiotic,overpriced rebodied Aventador as all new Veneno???
Mar 9th, 2013 7:20am
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docstef75 docstef75
I don't agree with you. You can't compare the tecnology of laferrari with the tecnology of lambo. If instead we talk about design for me Ferrari's and lambo's are beautiful, but differently. At the end i believe that today is more daring for buider to fascinate customers.
Mar 12th, 2013 11:06am
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DBaskov DBaskov
I find this ironic because this car very ugly comparing to Ferrari's previous designs in the past. But at least their investment into exotic hyper car revival is starting to pay off big. I just hope that this won't further influence Ferrari making ugly cars. I only hope that the successor of this will look a lot more presentable.
Mar 9th, 2013 1:35am
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memexe memexe
They have to sell it twice the price if the demand is double the production run. That would be its real market value. Lamborghini already did that with Veneno.
Mar 9th, 2013 1:21am
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BanfSnieder BanfSnieder
How come other automakers struggle coming up with goods designs, but Ferrari never seems to make an ugly car?
Mar 9th, 2013 1:13am
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Microice Microice
and how long did it take aston to sell the 77 examples of the aston martin one-77... class is class, the rich are not that dumb after all
Mar 9th, 2013 1:02am
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DavidFlynn DavidFlynn
global economic crisis my a$$
Mar 9th, 2013 12:25am
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wcfuser14308 wcfuser14308
oh the crisis is real all right, but for the likes of us...
Mar 9th, 2013 12:42am
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OsamaS.Husain OsamaS.Husain
No everybody is fine ! Specially me
Mar 9th, 2013 8:11pm
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Bozzor Bozzor
One Sheikh in Abu Dhabi - and that's where the real money is, unlike Dubai - has reportedly tried to order 7. Now normally, that's a no go, but he had members of his extended family try and do it. Will see if Ferrari plays ball. But seriously, Ferrari will be able to sell every one it makes.
Mar 9th, 2013 12:11am
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docstef75 docstef75
...Because cars are beautiful and no other sport car producer in the world is legendary as Ferrari is!
Mar 9th, 2013 12:29am
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sensei sensei
But new Ferraris are not beautiful. The badging is what makes these cars attractive to the nouveo riche/gauche riche because if these designs came from some no-name upstart company they'd be panned. Haters gonna hate on the truth, but I'd bet my soul that take the Ferrari badge off and replace it with some fake sounding name from some upstart in say Poland, and see what reaction you get.
Mar 10th, 2013 5:23am
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docstef75 docstef75
For sensei: Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder (as i say in another post) so it can't be the only keypoint. In my eyes this car is beautiful as in yours this car is ugly (the word most frequently used here...). But there is no question: Ferrari is a legendary brand and anyone wants a piece of legend.
Mar 10th, 2013 9:47pm
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SnakesInMyPants SnakesInMyPants
1997 wants their rims back
Mar 8th, 2013 11:57pm
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Mikeado Mikeado
Just the rims or the whole wheels?
Mar 9th, 2013 1:17am
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e92miami e92miami
And I bet you like chrome rims with a 3 inch lip.
Mar 9th, 2013 4:47am
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SnakesInMyPants SnakesInMyPants
looks like you just lost that bet
Mar 9th, 2013 4:54am
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aestival aestival
The Modena yellow one looks astonishing
Mar 8th, 2013 11:56pm
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