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(translated from Italian)

Lapo 'A' bid for Ducati?
No, only patriotic zeal "
"I would hate if it were sold abroad '

Lapo Elkann - Fiat/Ferrari

BOLOGNA - "I consider myself a great patriot and I would hate if the Ducati was sold abroad and ended up in wrong hands. Managers have made ​​a request economic hateful. What would subside if the claims? In that case, yes, I think that we come forward with an offer. " Says Lapo Elkann in an interview with Panorama Icon on newsstands Thursday. But spend a few hours and Lapo states: "I never thought of making a concrete offer for Ducati. Mine was a patriotic impulse to a company of which I have always loved motorcycles, with Ferrari's home in nearby Emilia. " No offer, in short, to the home of Ducati motorcycles. "Moreover, as I read in the newspapers - adds Elkann - the negotiations seem at an advanced stage."

LAPO FOR FERRARI - For over a year Lapo Elkann speaks of "Ferrari Tailor Made ', the project customization and' customization 'wanted by Luca Cordero di Montezemolo,  to meet the wishes of all the fanatics of the red. Daughter of the laboratory Tailor Made, California is the 599 "blue mat Scotland" with which the grandson of Gianni Agnelli has been seen around in lately, while the other is the famous Lapo-Mobile 458 Italy camouflage livery seen in magazines around the world. "Here, let me stress this: the military is not part of the Ferrari custom world  says Lapo Elkann - but is a little mad that I wanted to have this. It is simply the machine Lapo. The 599 California, however, is the car of Lapo Elkann. " ( source: Reuters)

April 2, 2012