Super Street Network

Due to the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation, our website is currently unavailable to visitors from most European countries. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit www.motortrend.com for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more.MOTORTREND.COM
 |   |   |  One-of-a-Kind LaFerrari Goes to the Block
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

One-of-a-Kind LaFerrari Goes to the Block

Proceeds to benefit Italy

Ed Tahaney
Nov 30, 2016

Want to buy a super rare, brand new LaFerrari coupe and help a worthy, charitable cause at the same time? Then be sure to place a major bid on this one-of-a kind Ferrari going to auction this week to benefit Italy's earthquake relief efforts.

Ferrari and the National Italian American Foundation's Earthquake Relief Fund teamed up to help with the reconstruction costs of the devastation caused by the massive earthquake that stuck Central Italy on August 24, 2016.

As you may know, the LaFerrari was limited to 499 coupes and sold for $1.4 million before options. The hypercar combines a V-12 engine and a hybrid electric motor to produce a staggering 949 horsepower.

Sergio Marchionne, Ferrari CEO, said the company would build one additional LaFerrari to be auctioned off for the relief effort — and this is it. Sporting a unique Ferrari red livery and black interior, it is the last LaFerrari coupe to come out of Maranello. The sale even includes a special commemorative plaque.

RM Sotheby's will auction the extraordinary prancing horse on December 3 during the Ferrari Finali Mondiali at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida.

"It is an honor for RM Sotheby's to be entrusted with the sale of this important car and to help raise significant funds for a desperate cause," said RM Sotheby's CEO Rob Myers, in a statement.

"The earthquakes which have struck Central Italy this year devastated the lives of thousands of people, and the money raised by the sale of this one-of-a-kind, and final, LaFerrari, could not be put to a better use. The auction will be an historic event, and the generosity of Ferrari SpA will change lives in the areas most affected by the natural disaster."

Source: Ferrari

By Ed Tahaney
117 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Ted Ryon has always carried a torch for Datsun's long-nosed classic, in particular one he could turn into a resto-mod build and shoehorn a more modern RB straight-6 engine into.
Bob HernandezMar 27, 2020
A behind the scenes look at our photoshoot with Masataka Ikeda's AE86 and AE70 Corollas
Sam DuMar 27, 2020
It's not fair, pitting two of the finest examples of Z-car restomods against one another but that's what makes our SS Battle series so interesting.
RodrezMar 27, 2020
Looking for some automotive-themed diversions right about now? We bet you are. Looking for a deal? Aren’t we all. Then do we ever have an offer for you! For a limited time, new subscribers can sign up for the MotorTrend Streaming Service for just one dollar a month. What do you get for that buck?
Mike FloydMar 25, 2020
At a glance this Civic doesn't look like much. It's only upon close inspection that you really begin to see the gravity of this build and the years of experience the owner has brought to the table...
Sam DuMar 25, 2020
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP