Ferrari LaFerrari Costs at Least as Much as 26 Corvettes

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

Ferrari’s limited-production halo car sold out before the end of last year and it shouldn’t come as any surprise that it is insanely expensive.

But the brand hadn’t said what it planned to charge for the red-hot sports car that borrows technology directly from its formula 1 race cars. Understandably, there isn’t an official price that can accurately represent the LaFerrari. With so few being built and each being spoken for, it’s probably fair to assume that the well-heeled homes they’re heading for won’t hesitate to go nucking futs with bespoke options. But Ferrari says the U.S. base price is $1.4 million.

For that price, you could purchase up to 26 new Chevrolet Corvettes, or almost 13 Vipers. Scratch that, you could get many more Vipers than that because SRT can’t seem to sell the silly things and would probably give you one heck of a bargain on a bulk order.

Things really get interesting when you start calculating cars everyday drivers buy. For example, a LaFerrari budget leaves space for about 73 Honda Civic sedans or a whopping 109 Nissan Versa sedans. Alternatively, you could buy a small city’s worth of cars on Craig’s list! But back to TheFerrari.

The bonkers supercar makes a combined total 950 hp between a 6.3-liter V12 that pushes 789 hp alongside a permanent magnet synchronous electric motor with 161 hp. It rockets to 60 MPH in a frantic 2.6 seconds and to 100 mph in 5.1 with a top speed of 218 MPH should you find the courage to test it. All that and it’s supposed offer up to 20 mph on the highway. Heyo hybrid!

Not that it’s terribly relevant considering they’re sold out, but the LaFerrari will begin arriving in the U.S. this summer.

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Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

Luke is an energetic automotive journalist who spends his time covering industry news and crawling the internet for the latest breaking story. When he isn't in the office, Luke can be found obsessively browsing used car listings, drinking scotch at his favorite bar and dreaming of what to drive next, though the list grows a lot faster than his bank account. He's always on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> looking for a good car conversation. Find Luke on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Luke on Google+" href="">Google+</A>.

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