Successor of the 488 GTB, the F8 Tributo will make its official debut at the Geneva Auto Show next week, and it boasts the most powerful production V8 in Ferrari’s history. Its twin-turbocharged 3.9L V8 generates 710 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 62 MPH in a mere 2.9 seconds, while topping out at 211 MPH. Inside, the vehicle features a new HMI (Human Machine Interface), complete with multi-function steering wheel and a 7-inch touchscreen display. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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The LaFerrari, also known as the Ferrari F70, is a limited production hybrid supercar that is powered by a longitudinally-mounted Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout Ferrari F140 direct injection 65° V12 engine producing 789 hp)at 9,000 rpm and 516 lb⋅ft of torque at 6,750 rpm, paired with a 161 hp KERS unit that provides short bursts of extra power. Unfortunately, this strange knockoff from Malaysia won’t be fooling anyone, but at the least its body was constructed entirely from sheet metal, rather than around another car, such as the Pontiac Fiero or Toyota MR2. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This race-winning Ferrari F40 LM prototype, one of nineteen built for racing by Ferrari’s GT racing partner Michelotto, has just sold for a whopping $5.4-million at the Paris Retromobile classic car event. In the LM spec, the engine churns out 700bhp – up from the standard 471bhp in the road-going version – and weighs a mere 2,314 lb. Other race upgrades include: a stiffer chassis, a gearbox built for the rigorous nature of endurance races, and lots of aerodynamic improvements. This particular example started out as a 1987 pre-production prototype for the F40 road car, and then eventually sold to a private party in the early ’90s before Michelotto converted it into LM specification. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This wrecked 1991 Ferrari F40 was fully restored and modified by Gas Monkey Garage, and since it was featured on Fast N’ Loud in 2013, it has gone through a few owners. Ferrari restoration expert Stuart Singer and Lamborghini / Ferrari technician M. Luongo guided the Gas Monkey Garage team as they disassembled the car, straightened and then strengthened the bent frame, before nearly every part was replaced with OEM or aftermarket parts. Performance wise, you’ll find upgraded turbochargers feeding the 2.9L V8, an aluminum flywheel, Kevlar clutch pack, Tubi competition exhaust, Penske Racing adjustable shocks, and HRE wheels. Read more for a video of the supercar revving and additional information.
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.
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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.