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Sammy Hagar picked up his limited-edition, custom-made LaFerrari on Wednesday.
ABC7 News Bay Area reports Hagar waited for a year to take delivery of the $1.3.million supercar.
With only 499 of the models made every 10 years, the 2015 edition features a 949-horsepower gas-electric engine and a driver's seat molded to Hagar's body.
The rocker has owned 25 Ferraris, but starting this one up took his breath away.
"Sitting in it intimidates me,” says Hagar. “This car scared me. When I started this car, you probably couldn't see, but I got goose bumps on my arms.”
“The car looked better than I ever imagined when I saw it,” he adds. “My anticipation to drive it was driving me crazy #ThreeLockbox HaHa. When I finally took possession of the car today after all the red tape involved in a special car like this, Kari and I put 100 miles on it.
“And what a crazy fun hundred miles it was!!! The car is much faster than I ever imagined. It sounds like a monster of some kind. It gets way more attention than I want (daaah!). I'm getting used to it slowly before I really try to push it to my limit, which is way below the car's limit ... I'm sure of that after today!
"I feel really special getting in and out of that car I just want to look at it sometimes. I'm very close to being speechless. After chasing that Ferrari for a year finally taking possession, I'm humbled.”
Hagar’s latest supergroup, The Circle, are on a short break from playing a series of live dates across the States; they’ll return for more shows in early September.
The band – which includes bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson – released their debut album, “At Your Service”, in May and entered the Billboard 200 at No. 78 with opening week sales of 7,000 copies.
KNOW & TELL: Here is another reason Sammy Hagar can’t drive 55! The legendary rocker just got the keys to his $1.3 million limited edition Ferrari in Mill Valley. http://abc7ne.ws/1hsQbrQ
Posted by ABC7 News on Thursday, August 20, 2015
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