Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929, as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored drivers and manufactured race cars before moving into production of street-legal vehicles as Ferrari S.p.A. in 1947. In 2014 Fiat announced its intentions to sell its share in Ferrari, as of the announcement Fiat owned 90% of Ferrari. Throughout its history, the company has been noted for its continued participation in racing, especially in Formula One, where it has had great success. Ferrari road cars are generally seen as a symbol of speed, luxury and wealth. Continue reading for a rare look inside its Maranello headquarters in an extensive National Geographic documentary.
Limited to just 6-units worldwide, and requiring an invitation (previous Ferrari customers) to purchase one, the Ferrari Sergio just might be the most exclusive model yet. It's based on the 458 Spider platform and boasts a V8 engine that churns out 562hp, rocketing it from 0-62 mph in just 3.4 seconds, topping out at 199 mph. Continue reading for more pictures and another video.
Limited to just 10-units in the US (all spoken for) and priced at $2.5-million, the Ferrari F60 America is one of the most (f not the most) expensive production model yet. The name is a homage to 60 years of Ferrari selling their cars in the country. It's powered by the same 6.3L V-12 engine as found in the F12 Berlinetta, producing 729 horsepower at 8,500rpm, rocketing it from 0-60mph in just 3.1-seconds. "The F60 America's personality is instantly clear from its flanks, which are characterized by an innovative diapason design theme. The front of the car is dominated by the classic Ferrari single front grille with chrome finish and integrated air intakes for the brakes," says a company rep. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of RomoCart, or how one geek transformed his home into a real Mario Kart circuit.
It's only a matter of time before shops start creating F80 replicas - like this LaFerrari replica from China, but for those with more money than they know what to do with, here's yet another toy to add to your shortlist. The Ferrari F80 boasts hybrid drivetrain that consists of KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) paired with a twin-turbo V8 engine to generate 1,200 horsepower. It will purportedly weigh just 1763-pounds, enabling the hypercar to sprint to 62 mph in just a mere 2.2-seconds, topping out at 310mph. No word yet on pricing, but expect to shell out a minimum of $2.2-million (if you're a preferred Ferrari customer) when it's launched. Continue reading for more images and a special LaFerrari video.
Most auto enthusiasts will be able to spot a replica from a mile away, but this Ferrari 458 Italia clone just might be the exception. Priced at $84,000 USD, the UK-based seller claims that it's the only "true 1:1 ratio build in the country" and it's powered by a 2.5L V6 engine for efficiency. Apparently, everything else is "genuine Ferrari parts", and after viewing the interior, we'd have to agree. Continue reading for more images.
What you're looking at above is the one-of-a-kind $4.2-million Ferrari TRS. It's powered by a 730 hp, 6.3-liter V12 combined with a KERS hybrid system lifted from LaFerrari; elevating the total horsepower to just shy of 1,000. The extremely wealthy, yet mysterious buyer, remains unknown. One thing's for sure, the new owner will be one of 499 owners of LaFerrari, making his custom F12 that much more valuable. Continue reading for more fascinating pictures that you probably haven't seen before.
See a China-sourced LaFerrari or Pagani Zonda R being offered at a significant discount? Well, it's more than likely a replica, as they've already surfaced in China. That's right, an extremely talented Chinese auto enthusiast has made accurate replicas of both the LaFerrari and the Pagani Zonda R, exterior wise. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Ferrari's LaFerrari, also known as the F70, is the most technologically advanced limited production hybrid sports car built by Ferrari. It's based on the findings from testing of the non-street-legal Ferrari FXX and on research conducted by the Millechili Project at the University of Modena. Only 499 units will be built and all of them have been claimed at more than £1 million. Continue reading for more.
Ferrari first unveiled the 458 Spider at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Featuring an aluminium retractable hardtop - can be retracted in 14 seconds flat - that weighs 25kg (55lb) less than a soft roof such as the one found on the Ferrari F430 Spider. Now, this shiny gold variant has appeared on the streets of London. Continue reading for a video.
From afar, this is as real as a Ferrari F40 gets, but to trained supercar enthusiasts, they'll know right away something is off, and that's because it's a Lotec TT1000. Based on the Ferrari Testarossa, Lotec turbocharged its 5.0L 12-cylinder boxer engine in order to achieve 780 horsepower and 678 foot-pound of torque out at 12.3 psi of boost. That's not all, all the body panels were replaced for an F40 lookalike made of carbon-kevlar composites just like on the original, and massive AP brakes, along with a fully adjustable suspension were installed, in order to keep this monstrous beast safe on the road. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.