Just when you thought the Ferrari 812 Superfast couldn’t look anymore menacing, German tuner Novitec reveals their latest project. They started by adding several carbon fiber parts to improve aerodynamics and then added sport springs calibrated to the production suspension and lowering the 812 Superfast by 1.4 in. A front axle lift system raises the front end by 1.6 in at the push of a button to make going over speed bumps a breeze. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
James A. Mucciaccio Jr., a 48-year-old man from Deerfield Beach, drove his blue Ferrari 360 into the Lake Worth Inlet and stated to police that Jesus told him to do it. Police said Mucciaccio claimed he was waiting for a friend to pick him up by the dock, and once the officer told him that he couldn’t park there, he reversed toward the road but then suddenly switched into drive and drove into the inlet at a high rate of speed. “Jesus told me to drive through a small gate and into a 6 foot window. Jesus made me the smartest man on Earth and it’s so hard to have this responsibility. Money is going to be irrelevant in two days, remember to smile,” said Mucciaccio. Read more for a video with new pictures of the actual supercar in the lake.
The Ferrari Enzo is a longitudinally-mounted rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout supercar with a 43.9 / 56.1 front / rear weight distribution. It’s powered by Ferrari’s F140B naturally aspirated 65° V12 engine with DOHC 4 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing and Bosch Motronic ME7 fuel injection with a displacement of 6.0L generating 651 bhp at 7,800 rpm and 485 lb⋅ft of torque at 5,500 rpm. All this helps it accelerate to 60 mph in 3.14 seconds and achieve 100 mph. in 6.6 seconds If you have $375,000 to spare, and have always wanted just the engine, you’re in luck. Read more for a full video review of the Ferrari Enzo, additional pictures, information, and the auction page.
Photo credit: Samir Sadikhov
Ever wonder what a modern Ferrari F40 would look like? If so, industrial designer Samir Sadikhov has created a concept that will show you just that, or at least his interpretation of one. He spent over a year working on the exterior / interior features, and the latter features an airplane-style steering wheel as well as intertwined seats. Read more for additional pictures.
The SEMA Show in Las Vegas is where you’ll find some of the craziest modified cars on the planet, and this year, it includes this Ferrari-powered Mustang. Corruptt sourced a 4.3-liter V8 engine from a Ferrari F430, slapped twin turbochargers on it from Nelson Racing and a new intake manifold sourced from a Ferrari California, to transform it into super muscle car. The company claims a 700 hp output at the flywheel. Continue reading for two more videos, pictures and information.
Photo credit: Ares Design
In 1985 further improvements were made to the Ferrari 400 i, with the launch of the Ferrari 412 in April that year. The engine was bored 1 mm, for an increase in displacement to 4,942 cc – hence the name change representing the single cylinder displacement in cubic centimeters. Ares Design decided to give this classic a modern makeover, complete with a 6.3-liter V12 engine generating 690 hp and 514 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
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Most supercar enthusiasts know that the Ferrari 812 Superfast, successor to the F12 Berlinetta, is powered by a 6.5-liter V12 engine that pushes 789 horsepower and 529 lb-ft of torque. This makes it the most powerful naturally aspirated engine the Italian automaker has ever made, enabling it to rocket from 0 to 62 mph in a mere 2.9-seconds. For those who’ve ever wondered just how fast it can accelerate from 0-200mph, Auto Bild has just the video for you. Continue reading for a full video review of the supercar and more information.
Inspired by the classic racing barchettas, the Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 limited-edition special-series cars combine 1950s design with modern technology. The single-seater SP1 sports a carbon fiber front slitter, while both models boast half-doors that open upwards to provide access to a compact cabin which features a three-spoke steering wheel, special switchgear and lots of carbon fiber components. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Ferrari is no stranger to Monterey Car Week, but the debut of their new 488 Pista Spider was unexpected to say the least. Weighing in at 3036-pounds, this convertible is powered by a twin-turbo 3.9-liter V8 engine delivering 711 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque, helping it achieve a 0-62 mph time of just 2.85 seconds, and top out at 211 mph. No word yet on pricing or availability. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
What does a 1990 Nissan Sentra have in common with a Ferrari F40? Absolutely nothing, that is unless…you’re talking about this Sentra-based Ferrari F40 knockoff. Priced at $5,800, the original donor car was completely stripped both inside and outside, with Ferrari-inspired parts replacing them, including the body panels, seats, as well as the wheels. Continue reading for more pictures.