The Enzo Ferrari was in production from 2002-2004 and is a 12 cylinder mid-engine supercar named after the company’s founder, Enzo Ferrari. What set it apart from the automaker’s previous vehicles is that this model incorporated Formula One technology, like as a carbon-fiber body, an F1-style automated-shift manual transmission, and carbon fiber-reinforced silicon carbide (C/SiC) ceramic composite disc brakes. Believe it or not, the 1986 Pontiac Fiero-based knockoff you see here actually made it into Monterey Car Week. Read more to see Jay Leno go for a spin in this bizarre vehicle.
Auto enthusiasts already know that the Ferrari SF90 Stradale is the company’s first PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), and it’s a doozy. Boasting a mid-mounted twin-turbocharged V8 engine that generates 769 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque, paired with three electric motors, for a combined output of nearly 1,000 hp. It’s also the most powerful Ferrari road car yet with a claimed 0-60 mph acceleration time of under 2.5 seconds, and a 0-124 mph sprint taking just 6.7 seconds. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
To celebrate a gradual return to normality in Monaco where lockdown resulted in the cancellation of the country’s annual F1 grand prix, Ferrari partnered with Claude Lelouch for a short film that tells the tale of an unusual rendezvous starring the SF90 Stradale. This stunning supercar captures the grand prix emotions, which is also features t he automaker’s first hybrid propulsion system used in a production model. Read more for the short film, additional pictures and information.
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Ferrari has long been known to offer their supercars in bespoke colors, and this 488 Pista is no exception. It’s the world’s first and only finished in Verde Francesca, a color that traces its origins back to a 1950s Maserati shade. This color was modified by the owner of the car and then further tweaked by Ferrari’s Tailor Made department. Read more for a video and additional information.
A total of 349 Ferrari F50s were made during its production run from 1995–1997, and its 4.7LL naturally aspirated Tipo F130B 60-valve V12 engine generating 512 hp and 347 lb-ft of torque, derived from a 3.5 L V12 used in the 1990 Ferrari 641 Formula One car, is amazing to say the least. This owner decided to install straight pipes and go for a photoshoot around London. Read more for a video and additional information.
Ferrari continues to contribute countermeasures against COVID-19, and their latest effort is the FI5, an open-source ventilator. Designed in just five weeks, this easy to assemble ventilator optimizes oxygen consumption and can be made using easily available materials at a lower cost than currently available pulmonary ventilators. Read more for a video and additional information.
A Ferrari F40 once owned by Saddam Hussein’s son, Uday Hussein, may has been located. How so? Well, YouTube user “Ratarossa” was offering monetary rewards for leads to the supercar, but despite its condition, the rare vehicle still commands a hefty premium. The photos he did have showed the supercar covered in sand, and that was enough for some viewers to pinpoint its location to Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Reuben Bemrose, owner of R’s Garage in Wellington, New Zealand, acquired a Ferrari 456 GT, removed its V12 and replaced it with a Mazda-sourced 13B Wankel engine. He took it to a local car show where it won the Best Conversion award, but that also brought along some media attention, including Ferrari. Apparently, the Italian automaker wasn’t happy with what was done and sent a stern warning to Reuben. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
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If you’re not familiar with the iconic Ferrari F40, it’s a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive supercar manufactured from 1987-1992 and successor to the 288 GTO. This was also the last Ferrari automobile personally approved by Enzo Ferrari, and at the time, it was the company’s fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car on the market. Automotive designer Paul Breshke puts a modern hypercar twist on the F40. Read more for additional pictures.
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The Ferrari Testarossa first went into production in 1984 as a 12-cylinder mid-engine sports and successor to the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer. This Pininfarina-designed car was originally manufactured from 1984 to 1991, but let’s face it, they’re hard to come by in decent condition nowadays. A Porsche 924 owner realized this and decided to convert his vehicle into a replica, complete with custom aluminum bodywork, targa roof, flying buttresses and a fake rear engine cover.Read more for additional pictures and information.