Ferrari has recently taken its newest and most impressive supercar up-to-date to the famous German track, the Nurburgring, where the model will try to become faster than its rivals.
When it comes to very expensive brand new supercars, performance is everything and how fast it can lap the Nordschleife can make a difference between becoming a best-seller or being forgotten by history in a dark corner. With this idea in mind, the Maranello-based automaker has brought the hybrid supercar LaFerrari to the Nurburgring, where the model has lapped the Nordschleife. The aim was to become faster than the McLaren P1 or the Porsche 918 Spyder, but the official time hasn’t been made public.
The Ferrari LaFerrari has been officially presented to the public in March, this year, during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. This is the company’s first every hybrid supercar and it’s powered by a 6,262cc V12 engine, which is producing 800 HP (588 kW) and 700 Nm of torque at 6,750 rpm, backed up by an electric motor generating 163 HP (120 kW) and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft). The total output produced stands at 963 HP (708 kW). The configuration is allowing the LaFerrari to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds and to reach a top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph). Prices for the supercar stand at 1,3m EUR.