Eric Hutchinson, a Ferrari enthusiast from California spent $10,000 on a salvaged 308 destroyed by an engine fire, a common issue that plagued this model throughout its life cycle. After partnering with EV West, Hutchinson created a new electric drivetrain around three electric motors arranged in a V configuration, linked via belts and pulleys. This V configuration enables the motors to fit perfectly in the 308's engine bay, which was once home to a carbureted V8 engine. Continue reading for more videos and information.
German tuner Novitec Rosso has unveiled the Ferrari F12 N-Largo S. This sleek supercar not only boasts an all-new widebody kit, but it's powered by a tuned 6.3L V12 engine that produces an impressive 770-horsepower and 532 lb-ft of torque, good for a 218mph top speed. Unfortunately, it's limited to just 11-units worldwide. Continue reading to hear what it sounds like and for more pictures.
Based on the Ferrari LaFerrari, the Maserati LaMaserati, designed by Staffordshire University transport design student Mark Hostler, ditches the KERS system from the LaFerrari being ditched, and is powered by a tuned 6.3L V12 being for weight reduction purposes. Considering that the Fiat Group owns both Ferrari and Maserati, we may see some type of Maserati hypercar in the near future. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
California-based automotive designer Marcello Raeli unveils the Piero T2 LM, a hypercar that combines the sleek lines from the company's classic racecars with futuristic aerodynamic components. Up front, you'll find menacing headlights, a curved bonnet, a large front splitter and ultra wide wheel arches to support massive wheels. Every component you see serves a function, including downforce-generating fins right behind the wheel arches. Two individual FXX K-inspired wings can be found in the rear. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never use a hotel safe for valuables, since all it takes is a sock and magnet to open one.
Limited to just 20-units worldwide, the Hublot MP-05 'LaFerrari' Sapphire watch was inspired by the famed hypercar. This upgraded model now boasts 7 individual components expertly craved from separate blocks of sapphire. Just a single timepiece takes over 600-hours of work to complete. Click here for more pictures of the watch. Continue reading for a detailed video look.
You could either put a normal coffee table in your living room, or a mint 950-horsepower LaFerrari, like Magazin ProDriver CZ. That's right, as you can see, the hypercar is sitting right in front of the couch, on the hardwood floors, blocking the television. However, this is certainly a view that most would not mind. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Ferrari has just announced the winners of their 2015 Top Design School Contest, which is open to students of design-oriented Universities. Entrants had to basically show how they envisioned Ferrari vehicles would look in the year 2040. From the 50 initial participants, only 4 design schools made it to the final round. This year's winner is the Manifesto (above), and designed by six students at the ISD-Rubika at Valenciennes, France. The team that drew up this concept vehicle is made up of six students - Michael Barthly, Grimaud Gervex, Jean Baptise Epinat, Michael Kalyvianakis, Stanislas Oleksiak and William Stock. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Kylo Ren going undercover.
The original Ferrari F40, painted red, was involved in a crash back in 2011 and was beyond repair in its original state due to extensive frame damage, but fortunately, it was picked up by Gas Monkey Garage for $400,000. Andy Kaufman and Richard Rawlings who had to disassemble the vehicle all the way down to its bare chassis. The final goal was to make the rebuilt supercar "better, straighter, lighter and faster" than the factory version. Continue reading for two more videos, including one of it revving. Click here to view more pictures.
This began as just a 1932 Ford 3-window fiberglass shell, but after Vintage Platz worked their magic, it became something worthy of a drag strip. First, an all-round independent suspension was swapped in, so there are shocks behind those big rear tires, along with drilled and ventilated brakes concealed within the drum covers. "Each of those T4 style turbo is good for 800 hp! Talking about Hot ROD! Once thank you, Ray McClelland, you made my day!! Besides that he even stayed longer and helped me to sand and prep parts," said builder Alan Lee. Continue reading for two more videos. Click here to view more pictures of the build process.
Adriano Raeli, a talented auto designer from Italy, loves Ferrari as well as coming up with concepts in his spare time. His latest project, the F80, is definitely no slouch. He imagines it as a hybrid with KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System), paired to a twin-turbo V8 engine for a total output of 1,200-horsepower. What do all these numbers mean? A 0-62 mph time of just 2.2-seconds, while topping out at 250mph+. Continue reading for more entries from this year's "Ferrari Top Design School Challenge". Click here to see the Ferrari Millenio concept.