For years, Europe got all the hottest Pagani Zonda variants, but now we can count down the days until the Pagani C9 finally arrives Stateside. Expected to debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the all-new C9 is slated to get U.S. EPA and DOT certification and be Route 66-approved before going on sale in the U.S. sometime next year.

The gullwinged monster will be powered by an uprated version of AMG's 6.0-liter V12, boosted with two turbos to output approximately 690 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque. And the fact that only 40 of them will be built every year isn't the only thing that will keep them exclusive: the €900,000 price ($1.145M U.S.) will prevent pretenders from even kicking the C9's specially developed Pirelli tires.

[Source: Autocar]