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Google Exec Is One of the 499 LaFerrari Owners, His Wife Drives a McLaren P1

Google Exec's LaFerrari sitting next to his wife's McLaren P1 1 photo
Ferrari has been waiting for this moment, that point when extremely rich people around the planet start posting pictures of their beloved brand new hypercar. Sure, some are famous rockstars, but others were unknown to the public eye. Until now, that is.

We’re looking at a machine from another planet. Picture this: a top speed exceeding 217mph (350 km/h), 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in under three seconds and an engine worthy of any auto engineer’s envy. Ferrari’s response to the McLaren P1 is based on findings from testing of the Ferrari FXX and on research being conducted by the Millechili Project at the University of Modena.

Considered as the first mild hybrid Ferrari, the LaFerrari is providing the highest power output of any other car created by the Italians, decreasing fuel consumption by 40 percent. But under the bonnet is where all the magic happens, of course. The 2014 LaFerrari comes with a 6.3-liter V12 which is connected to an electric motor similar to the system on the McLaren P1. Its V12 motor produces 789 horsepower at 9,000 rpm and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm). Meanwhile, its electric motor adds another 161 horsepower to its capacity.

This and a lot more makes this beauty one of the most wanted cars ever and the over $1.69 million price won’t stop any Ferrari fanatic from getting one. In fact, all of the 499 units were already sold even before of the official unveiling.

And when you’re the executive director of a $59 billion revenue company you basically afford anything. Benjamin Sloss is not only extremely wealthy, but also crazy about really fast cars. A renown Ferrari collector, Google’s exec ended last year with quite a nice view, a bright yellow Ferrari LaFerrari for him, and a gorgeous red McLaren P1 for his wife.

How about that for a happy life?

 
 
 
 
 

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