Adriano Raeli, a 28-year-old automotive designer, speaks up about this famed Ferrari F80 hypercar concept, which is touted to have a top speed of 300mph if it were to ever go in production. "I wanted to create something striking before graduation [at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, Calif.], and what better way than to come up with a hypercar concept. Enzo Ferrari had always been a great inspiration for me, and I wanted to pay tribute to this great idol of the automotive world. My goal was to design a car that would be up to his standards as well as those of Pininfarina, which I have also always admired. I truly wanted the project to express my inner passion for the automotive arts," said Raeli. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a ball python getting confused on a blanket and not moving an inch.
For those who aren't supercar fanatics, the Ferrari Enzo boasts a carbon fiber shell, and the only specimen to leave the factory in "naked" condition has been acquired by Exotic Motors Midwest. Limited to only 400 units worldwide, this hypercar was built as a tribute to Mr. Ferrari, and powered by a 6.0L V12 tuned to 651 hp and 485 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
The bespoke Ferrari 458 MM Speciale is a one-of-a-kind model created for a British customer, and upgrades include a glasshouse extended with black A pillars for a visor-like look, and a handcrafted aluminum body, complete with composite carbon bumpers. To add some downforce, it's also been equipped with an all-new rear spoiler, air scoops, and a reconfigured cooling system. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
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.