Why the $4 Million LaFerrari is the World's Most Coveted Supercar

The 950 HP beast is the most powerful street-legal Ferrari ever built.
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Bonhams

Bonhams

When the Ferrari LaFerrari debuted in 2014, they were literally impossible to get, even if you had $1.4 million lying around. Within days of its announcement over 1,000 (very rich) people applied to buy one of just 499 cars slated for production.

Mecum

Mecum

In order to even be considered for the waiting list, you had to own five other Ferraris already, and be considered a valuable customer by the iconic marque.

Bonhams

Bonhams

The 950 hp hybrid rocket is the most powerful street-legal Ferrari ever built and can do 0–62 mph in less the 3 seconds with a blistering top speed of 217 mph.

Bonhams

Bonhams

These days they're hardly easier to acquire – most are locked up in collectors' vaults climbing in value and none has ever been publicly offered for sale. Until now.

Bonhams

Bonhams

There are in fact two of them being auctioned off during Monterey Car Week and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Mecum

Mecum

And forget $1.4 million – both are expected to bring in up to $4.2 million. 

Mecum

Mecum

Bonhams is offering a classic red version with only 230 miles on the clock, while Mecum has one of only three ever to leave the factory in matte black paint.

Mecum

Mecum

So get ready to make some space in your own vault – and a commensurate hole in your bank account....