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Ferrari planning $3.6m US-only supercar

Outgoing Ferrari CEO Luca di Montezemolo’s last public act in charge of the Italian sports car company will be to unveil a super-exclusive new model with an estimated price tag of 2.5 million euros ($3.6 million).

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Speaking with Automotive News Europe, the Ferrari chief confirmed a limited run of 10 special supercars for the US market only, adding that all are already accounted for.

The model will be blue with white stripes, paying homage to the North American Racing Team that raced Ferraris between the 1960s and 1980s.

It will be unveiled in Los Angeles on October 12 at a gala dinner to celebrate 60 years of operation in the US for Ferrari. Montezemolo will step down the following day, to be replaced by Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.

The special model is understood to be based on the $690,745 rear-wheel-drive, Ferrari F12 Berlinetta coupe, which is powered by a 545kW/690Nm 6.3-litre V12 and accelerates from 0-100km/h in 3.1 seconds.

It will feature a unique body and interior, and will cost roughly twice as much as the LaFerrari hybrid hypercar, production of which is capped at 499 units.

More details are set to be announced at a press conference at Ferrari’s Maranello headquarters later this week.