The Ferrari LaFerrari is one of the most famous (and fastest) supercars developed at Maranello that took years of work to build. Several prototypes were built for various road tests before reaching the production car.
Three of these prototypes will be up for auction In the Mecum Monterey August 18-20, 2022. Surely, these unique collectors’ pieces won’t get the homage to be traded on the street. Each of these prototypes was used in three different stages of development of the Ferrari LaFerrari supercar.
Starting prices aren’t shown on the event’s official website yet, but given that these pieces are one of a kind in the world, expect high prices for the world’s richest collectors.
What are the three models LaFerrari auction?
First Ferrari LaFerrari prototype put up for auction
The first prototype dating back to 2011 is one of the Ferrari LaFerrari prototypes. It is part ofPhase 1 Emissions Development VehicleKnown inside Ferrari by nameF150 M4 . wheel loader“.
This Phase 1 model was used between 2011 and 2012 by the Prancing Horse brand to ensure emissions standards and mechanical component testing. Because it is based on Ferrari 458 Italia Although the chassis has been modified to fit the full transmission of the Italian racing car.
Second prototype of Ferrari LaFerrari put up for auction
The second LaFerrari prototype to be auctioned is part of the supercar’s next development phase.”Mechanical development car for the second stageIt has driven more than 36,000 km (36,068 km to be exact), has been used a lot in testing and has components and structural finishes that cannot be found in other ‘red’. It has a longer tail section, built on a carbon fiber frame tub.
3rd Ferrari LaFerrari prototype put up for auction
The third stage of the LaFerrari prototype is a Pre-production sample year 2014.
It’s practically identical to the standard supercar, though there are unique parts typical of the prototype and a badge with F150 lettering.
Ferrari LaFerrari: Formula 1 supercar
Officially presented on March 5, 2013 at the Geneva Motor Show, Ferrari LaFerrari It is a road car that incorporates advanced technology into it Formula 1. Chassis and body They are manufactured in 4 different types of carbon fiber and Kevlar to adapt to different stiffness and shock absorption needs.
The supercar is equipped with a copy of F140 . engine65-degree V12 with auto cycle, direct injection and air power.