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This One of 16 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Pinin Farina Spider Has Already Attracted A Bid of $1 Million
The Ferrari 500 Mondial was inspired by a design created by Dino Ferrari to freshen up the look of the old 166. The first three of the 500 Mondials were built by Scaglietti, a young coachbuilder from Modena. Later, Pinin Farina made 15 of these, although a Ferrari historian, Marcel Massini, notes that 16 were made. Either way, one of the Pinin Farina-built models has come up for sale on Bring-a-Trailer and it has already received a bid of $1 million!
Ferrari’s Latest Icona Project Has Been Spotted And It Looks To Be Inspired By The 1960s 330 P4
It seems now more than ever that Italian carmakers are hell-bent on keeping the internal combustion engine alive, especially when it comes to high-end companies like Lamborghini, Ferrari, and Pagani. Lamborghini recently resurrected the Countach and, now, Ferrari seems to be bringing another Icona (Icon), as spy footage shows a camouflaged test mule that resembles the 1967 Ferrari 330 P4.
"Schumacher" - Out now on NETFLIX
The wait is finally over. The documentary ’Schumacher,’ is finally out and is now live on Netflix, and examines the life of the seven-time Formula One world champion. It gives us an insight into the life of the F1 legend, who was involved in a skiing accident, back in 2013 that left him in a coma.
2022 Ferrari California Spyder Revival By GTO Engineering
Ferrari unveiled the 250 California Spyder SWB at the 1960 Geneva Motor Show, and it soon became an iconic supercar. With only 106 units built, you can imagine auction prices in our day are sky high.
For example the most expensive one was auctioned in 2016 for a little over $17 million, the next one was auctioned in 2015 for almost $16 million. You get the picture: it is a very rare, very expensive classic car.
So, how can you afford one? Well, you don’t! Or maybe you do... if you have between £750,000 - £850,000 ($1-$1.2 million) in your bank account. If you do, head over to GTO Engineering and they will build a California Spyder for you.
If the name sounds familiar is because recently they unveiled the Squalo V-12, but they are also famous for cars like 250 GT SWB Revival or the 250 Testa Rossa Revival.
2021 Ferrari F8 Spider By Novitec
It is officially two years since Ferrari launched the F8 Spider back in 2019. And, if you ask us, the supercar was pretty close to being perfect, and no changes were really needed. But Novitec always finds something that can be improved. The updates offered for the F8 Spider are kind of similar to what we have already seen on the F8 Tributo unveiled at the beginning of 2021 (not the N-Largo pack though).
Special Treatment? Italy Seeks Exemption From EU Engine Ban for Ferrari and Lamborghini
The European Union’s comprehensive ban on combustion engines is set to go into force in 2035, but the Italian government is hoping for an exception for supercar makers. Italy is trying to negotiate with the European Union and is seeking to protect supercar makers like Ferrari and Lamborghini from the planned phase-out of combustion engine vehicles altogether. According to a Bloomberg post, Italy wants to shield Ferrari and Lamborghini from this potential European Union ban on gas-powered engines.
Can A Ferrari F8 Tributo Pin Down A 1000-HP Porsche 911 Turbo S On The Drag Strip?
Brooks from the Drag Times YouTube Channel put out a video of an F8 Tributo taking on a tuned Porsche 911 Turbo S in a couple of Quarter-Mile passes. It’s not the first time that these two potent exotic’s have come together, but I really am curious to see as to how well a stock Ferrari F8 fares against a tuned Porsche. The showdown took place at the Atco Dragway in New Jersey.
This Sweet-Looking 1990 Ferrari Testarossa Is Getting Auctioned For A Ridiculously Low-Price!
The Ferrari Testarossa needs no introduction. It is a classic Ferrari that commands attention even today. Ferrari built around 10,000 examples of the Testarossa in its 12-year life cycle that lasted from 1984 to 1996. If you are a fan of the car and have always wanted to own one, well, here’s your chance to do so.
A 1990 example has come up for sale on CollectingCars and it can be yours if you act fast. The highest bid for this Testarossa at the time of writing this article is $63,000.
This Downsized Electric Ferrari Testa Rossa J Will Get Your ’Testa-sterone’ Buzzing!
The 250 Testa Rossa is one of the most iconic models to have rolled out of Ferrari’s factory. This racing car was in production for four years, between 1957 and 1961. In fact, a 1957 250 Testa Rossa sold for $16.4 million back in 2011! Now, even if you have the money, it’ll be very tough to find an example today. So, what’s the next best option? A replica.
U.K.-based Little Car Company has teamed up with Ferrari to build a replica of the 250 Testa Rossa that will cost you a fraction of the real model. But, there’s a catch. This is a three-quarter scale model and comes with an electric powertrain. Care to buy?
These Cars Pack The Smallest V-8 Engines Ever Put In a Road-Going Vehicle
For as long as most of us can remember, V-8 engines are associated with big power and big displacement. Although this is true for most of them, there are those that don’t share their bigger counterparts’ performance capabilities. Nevertheless, some of these engines pack a surprising amount of punch for their size. On top of that, you can find a lot of them in some pretty epic vehicles.
Silly Man Wedges A Gorgeous Ferrari In the Worst Place Possible - Can He Get It Out?
Imagine, for a moment, that you’re cruising around the streets of Italy in your $220,000 Italian Ferrari Roma. Life is good right? Well, yeah, obviously, but not if you’re the guy in this video that underestimated just how thin some of Italy’s roads are. Now, we’re not sure exactly what led to the events in the video below, but we can tell you that this man’s day went from good to bad faster than the Roma can get to 60 mph.
The Ferrari 296 GTS Is Coming Together Nicely, But Will It Be As Good As The GTB?
A while back Ferrari promised it would be more unpredictable in the future. Indeed, most of us were quite surprised when we learned that the next mid-engine Ferrari – the 296 GTB - would be a V-6 plug-in hybrid. We were even more surprised (or less so) that Ferrari is also working on an SUV. Some things, however, never change, as Ferrari’s mid-engine models have almost always been offered as a Berlinetta (coupe) and a Spider. Now, the Ferrari GTB’s open-top counterpart – the 296 GTS – seems to be almost ready to hit the market.
2021 Ferrari F8 Tributo N-Largo by Novitec
Ferrari launched the F8 Tributo as the 488 GTB’s successor in 2019. It came with the 488 Pista’s drivetrain and underpinnings, but slot itself as an entry-level supercar, unlike the track-ready model. German aftermarket company Novitec quickly snapped the 2020 model year of the F8 Tributo and came out with its own iteration of it, which consisted of a body kit, new wheels, an engine tune-up, etc. Seeing the popularity, Novitec came up with one for the 2021 F8 Tributo as well.
Now, the company has come another version of the 2021 F8 Tributo called the F8 N-Largo. This limited-edition model comes with a new set of wheels, an engine upgrade, and a widebody kit.
This 85-Horsepower Superkart Almost Put A 710-Horsepower Ferrari 488 Pista To Shame
The Ferrari 488 Pista is no joke. It makes over 700 horses from its V-8 mill and can sprint to 60 mph from rest in under three seconds. With these specs, you’d expect it to take on the best of the best in straight-line races. But, ‘Driven Media’ had other thoughts and decided to pit it against an unlikely competitor – a superkart. On paper, it’s no match to the Prancing Horse, but on the drag strip, the Ferrari faced stiff competition from it. Sounds insane, doesn’t it?
2021 Ferrari 550 Maranello Short Wheelbase by RML
Combining modern hardware with a timeless classic shape is a dream for many automotive enthusiasts. Although there are more than a few companies that engage in such activities, very few actually go the extra length to achieve a more vintage driving experience. British company RML has done just that with this beautiful interpretation of the iconic Ferrari 250 GT SWB, based on the Ferrari 550 Maranello. RML has a long history of making bespoke chassis setups for various applications, including Motorsports. Some of their work includes the 2014 Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype (the one powered by the R35 GTR engine) and a road conversion for the track-only Aston Martin Vulcan.
2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale by Novitec
Novitec’s love for Ferrari is never-ending. It wasn’t too long ago when the aftermarket company came up with an N-Largo treatment for the F8 Tributo. Within a month, Novitec has launched another model, this time, based on the SF90 Stradale. The Novitec SF90 Stradale nudges the horsepower to just over 1,000 horses while also increasing the torque by almost 50 pound-feet. Apart from this, it also comes with an upgraded exhaust system, a suspension setup, and a more-than-subtle aesthetic makeover. There’s no word on the pricing, though.
10 Awesome Facts About the Ferrari 296 GTB’s Twin-Turbo V-6 Engine
The Ferrari 296 GTB is currently the latest and hottest car to come out of Maranello. The design of the car is an epic blend of Ferrari’s past and present, reinterpreting some elements from the 1963 Ferrari 250 LM. Although Ferrari’s latest mid-engine car looks stunning, the 296 GTB engine is also worthy of praise for its engineering solutions. It may have two cylinders less than what we’re used to, but Ferrari promises that it more than makes up for it with clever engineering. Here are 10 interesting facts about the Ferrari 296 GTB’s V-6 engine.
Watch A Tuned Porsche 911 Turbo S Obliterate A Lamborghini Aventador SV and A Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti On The Drag Strip
The team at Carwow brought three fast cars to the drag strip. The contenders include the Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti, the Lamborghini Aventador SV, and a Porsche 911 Turbo S. The Pista Piloti and Aventador SV make more power than the Porsche in the standard form, but the latter is tuned to make 150 horses more for a Hulk-like transformation. Courtesy of this, it absolutely annihilates both the 700+ horsepower cars in a series of drag races! How often do you see a Ferrari and a Lamborghini get treated with such utter disdain?
The Ferrari 296 GTB Isn’t Called Dino Because the Dino Wasn’t Up to Ferrari Standards
Despite the Dino being called a Ferrari by, well, just about everyone, and being produced by Ferrari, it didn’t actually wear a Ferrari badge. In fact, the Dino name itself was created in Ferrari’s attempt create a low-cost sports car, ultimately opening the door to people a little less fortunate than those that could actually afford a real Ferrari. Ferrari produced several versions of the Dino like the V-6 206 GT, 246 GT, the 246 GTS, and there was even an eight-cylinder model, the 308 GT4. Be that as it may, the Dino is remembered as a V-6 Ferrari first and foremost, while the original plan for the Dino name to represent any car that didn’t have a V-12. The name itself was somewhat successful but was discontinued after 1976. Ferrari hasn’t used the Dino name since, although, it’s been highly speculated for years that the name would make a comeback. With the reveal of the Ferrari 296 GTB, we now know why it hasn’t and probably never will.
The Man Behind the Ferrari F430 and FXX Shows What the 296 GTB Could Have Looked Like
Most will agree that Ferrari makes exquisite cars. Being exclusive, powerful, and exotic cars, they certainly aren’t subtle. Of course, that’s not the point. However, people have a different understanding of what is aesthetically correct and, often, have their own idea of how a certain car should look. Realizing that there are many design critics out there, ex-Ferrari designer Frank Stephenson, who designed cars like the F430 and FXX, decides to give us his vision of the Ferrari 296 GTB in a video on his YouTube channel.
Take the Unique Opportunity to See Two Very Rare Ferrari 599 GTOs You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
The YouTube channel “Seen Through Glass” has done a good job at giving us a glimpse of some of the rarest cars we didn’t know or forgot about. A while back, we shared an article about a Porsche 996 40th Anniversary Edition and before that a Mercedes SLR McLaren MSO, both presented by the British YouTuber. This time, it’s not one but two rare versions of what some consider Ferrari’s best V-12 GT car – the Ferrari 599.
What is the Cheapest Ferrari
Before the Ferrari California T went out of production in 2017, it was the cheapest Ferrari that you could get your hands on. Today, the Cheapest Ferrari is the Portofino. The Ferrari Portofino starts out at $214,533 and is powered by a 3.9-liter V-8 that’s good for 592 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque. While it might be fast – it can hit 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and tops out at 199 mph – it’s actually a car suitable for daily driving and even has an electric top that allows for unlimited headroom.
What is the Sportiest Ferrari?
Every single one of Ferrari’s current models are sporty, including the Purosangue SUV, but the sportiest today is considered by most to be the 488 GTB. It is a mid-engined successor to the Ferrari 458 and is powered by a 4.0-liter V-8 that pumps out 659 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque. It can hit 60 mph in an estimated three seconds and tops out above the 200-mph mark. The 488 GTB features a typical Ferrari price tag that starts out at around $256,000 and increases considerably after adding options.
What is the Most Popular Ferrari?
Since Ferrari doesn’t provide global sales figures by model and it limits global production to no more than 7,000 models per year to maintain exclusivity, it’s hard to nail down a solid model as the most popular. The Ferrari 458 was the brand’s most popular model prior to being succeeded by the 488 GTB, so logic dictates that the 488 is now the brand’s most popular model. The Pur0sangue is the brand’s first SUV and due to the growing popularity in this segment, the Pur0sangue is also a strong runner as the brand’s most popular model.
What is the Most Expensive Ferrari?
If you count out the one-offs and limited-edition models, like the Ferrari LaFerrari, the brand new SF90 Stradale is the brand’s most expensive model that you can still buy. It is powered by a 4.0-liter V-8 and a pair and three electric motors that produce a combined output of 986 horsepower. It can sprint to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds and tops out at 211 mph. It also has an all-electric range of 15 miles and has no reverse gear, relying only on the electric motors to facilitate reversing.
On that note, the model that is really crowned as the most expensive Ferrari is the 1963 Ferrari GTO that recently sold at action for a spleen-bursting $70,000,000 – yeah, Ferraris do get more expensive with age.
Are Ferraris Reliable?
There was a time when Ferrari wasn’t exactly considered a reliable automaker. They are, on the other hand, very high maintenance and that led to a lot of confusion toward brand reliability. That is common in exotic car segment, but Ferrari helps to counter this by offering 7 years of free maintenance on all of its new cars. Now, keep in mind that cost of ownership is still high beyond that seven years – not because of reliability but because of the overall cost of maintenance. We’re not talking about an oil change on a Chevy Cruze, here.