During the early 1970s, American property developer Bob Gittleman had deep pockets and an unusual taste in estate cars. After wandering into Luigi Chinetti's New York Ferrari dealership and asking for "something a bit different," a Rosso Dino red Ferrari 365 GTB/4 "Daytona" coupe was shipped to Panther Westwinds in Surrey. It was converted into the world's only Daytona Shooting Brake. Continue reading for more interesting facts.
Built to pay homage to the limited edition (3-units worldwide) 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico, the 340 Competizione is a one-off vehicle that began its life as a Ferrari 456 GT. It keeps the 470hp, 5.4L V12 and six-speed manual while gaining new aerodynamics bits, a revamped suspension, upgraded brakes, a beautiful interior that draws inspiration from the340 Mexico while retaining some modern niceties. Continue reading for more pictures.
Liam Murphy, a test engineer from Ireland in the UAE on business, discovered that a local taxi driver had never been to a theme park in his life, during a 2-hour ride to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. So, he bought him the $61 admission ticket, and as you're about to see, it was money well spent. "Every time he drops passengers off he stays in the car for the day. I decided to bring him along for the laugh. He was great entertainment. I bought him some pizza on the way home. His family are in India and he said he sends money home each month. I felt sorry for him," said Murphy. Continue reading for more pictures and another video of the attractions at Ferrari World.
This followup to the 488 GTB features Ferrari's patented retractable hard top, which folds away in 14-seconds flat. The body is made from 11 various aluminum alloys for torsional rigidity and beam stiffness. It's powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.9L V8 that generates 661-horsepower and 560 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 rpm, enabling it to hit 60mph in just 3-seconds, while hitting the 200 km/h mark in 8.7 seconds. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Before the LaFerrari, there was the F150 Concept. This model received no input from Pininfarina, making it the first Ferrari since the Bertone-styled 1973 Dino 308 GT4 not to have Pininfarina bodywork or other styling. This decision is a rare exception to the collaboration between Ferrari and Pininfarina that began in 1951. However, Ferrari has stated that two new models designed jointly with Pininfarina are yet to be unveiled and that there are no plans to end business relations with Pininfarina. Continue reading for more weird Ferrari concepts.
Always wanted the actual Ferrari Testarossa from Miami Vice? Well, now is your chance, complete with its famous raised side mirror. It's powered by a 4.9L flat-12 engine that produces 390 hp and 361 lb-ft of torque, paired with a five-speed, gated manual gearbox. Yes, there's even an 1980s car phone installed. There's approximately 16,124 miles on this fine specimen, and the buyer will receive a certificate of authenticity from Ferrari North America and Ferrari Classiche. You can view it in-person August 13-15, 2015 at the Monterey Car Week. Continue reading for a video review of the Testarossa and more information about the car.
Both Formula 1 as well as LeMans cars are known for their speed, but throw in some futuristic styling, and you have this incredible Ferrari hypercar. It's powered by a hybrid drivetrain that pairs an F1-derived 300hp KERS system with a 900hp twin-turbocharged V8 engine to produce a combined 1,200 horsepower. At 1,763-pounds, it means this 2-seater would sprint from 0-62 mph in a mere 2.2-seconds, with a top speed in excess of 230mph. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one of a giant robot duel that has the US taking on Japan.
There are these LEGO Creator models, and then this newly released Ferrari F40. Comprised of 1,158-pieces, it features the iconic flip-up headlights out front, a triple exhaust, the beloved round taillights, a functional hood that opens to reveal a tool-filled luggage compartment, doors, and a rear hatch that contains the glorious 478-horsepower, twin-turbo charged 2.9L V8 engine. Available August 1, priced at $89.99. Continue reading for a video preview and more information.
When classic muscle meets Italian supercar, you get the sleek Ferrari 340 Competizione, which was inspired by the limited edition 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico. Based on the 456 GT chassis, it's powered by a 5.4L V12 that pumps 470-horsepower, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Other features include: upgraded aerodynamics, suspension, brakes, carbon fiber accents on the interior and fresh aluminum body work. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including an insane GTA 5 semi truck stunt jump.
The Ferrari Testa D'Oro Colani is unlike any that you've seen before, but underneath its spaceship looks is a mean twin-turbocharged 12-cylinder engine. Basically, the vehicle was created by German industrial designer Luigi Colani in 1989 to overtake the land speed world record at the Bonneville Salt Flats. It's powered by a Ferrari Testarossa-sourced twin-turbocharged 12-cylinder engine that produced 739hp and 600lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for a video and more information.