2019 Ferrari 488 Pista Spider
The Ferrari 488 Pista Spider joined the 488 lineup at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance as a replacement for the 458 Speciale Aperta. The Ferrari 488 Pista replaced the iconic 458 Speciale, and it’s the first of its kind to hide a turbocharged engine under the hood.
Just when we thought that Ferrari settled for the Aperta name for its convertible sports car, Maranello returned to using the old Spider badge. But this is arguably a small issue here, as the Pista Aperta is just as exciting as its coupe sibling, but with extra headroom when the top is removed. The 50th drop-top model built by Ferrari since 1947, the Pista Spider made its global debut in the United States, where convertible sports cars are more popular than everywhere else in the world. Let’s have a closer look at the latest member of the 488 family in the review below..
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2021 Ferrari 308 GTS by Liberty Walk
We can officially call this the “piss-off the purists week” since we quite recently talked about a Ferrari 308 time attack build, featuring a K24 engine swap. Although this 308 still features its original drivetrain, we still think it’s a love it or hate it kind of car. A classic Ferrari is one of the last cars you’d expect someone to modify visually. If you know something about car culture in Japan, you’d know that the more unique-looking your car is, the cooler it is. Because of this, the Japanese company Liberty Walk is not afraid to alter the aesthetics of even the most exquisite cars. This 308 GTB is their latest and probably boldest project.
Niels van Roij is not a name that pops up too often on our news feeds. But when it does, a splash is almost guaranteed. You might also remember the name from builds such as the Model S Shooting Brake and the Ferrari-based Breadvan Hommage. We are telling you all this because van Roij is back at it with another Prancing Horse-based project. Enter the Daytona Shooting Brake.
This Ferrari 308 Build Would Make Enzo Turn Over in His Grave
There are a couple of things in the automotive world that are considered taboo. Although you can see plenty of crazy ideas out there, this one is on a whole other level. If you are a Ferrari fan, a purist, or have a faint heart, switch the channel now. In case you are curious as well as one of the aforementioned, do so at your own risk.
2021 Ferrari 812 GTS Stallone by Mansory
Sometimes having the loudest, craziest-looking, most exclusive cars is not enough. When you want your car to stand out you go to a company like Mansory. The Munich-based luxury and supercar tuner is not afraid to enhance the aesthetics of even the most exclusive and expensive cars. Since the company’s inception in 1989, its portfolio has been featuring some very impressive projects. This one, the Ferrari 812 GTS Stallone, is their latest creation. Here’s what you need to know.
The Brawler MHC 001 - A Ferrari 308 With An Apocalyptic Twist
Creativity is awesome, especially when you can express it and share it with others. This is exactly what an independent designer that goes by Colorspunge did. What you are looking at is a sinister rendering of a 1975 Ferrari 308 GTB. Although it’s not the first time we see awesome renderings, this is one of those more memorable ones. Yes, we say that about a lot of things, but there’s actually more to this rendering than you see at first glance.
The Hybrid Ferrari, AKA The Ferrari 486, Could Deliver 700 Horsepower!
Rumors abound surrounding Ferrari’s new hybrid offering, codenamed the F171. The latest comes by way of Car Magazine, which claims through an unconfirmed report that the new V-6-powered hybrid Ferrari will have a combined output approaching 700 horsepower, including 110 horsepower coming from the electric motor. The new hybrid supercar is also rumored to be called the Ferrari 486.
Let Magnus Walker Teach You About the Lamborghini Espada and Ferrari 308 GT4
You don’t need us to tell you who Magnus Walker is, however, you might want to know that he’s part of this gig with Hagerty where he scours the car world in the search for future classics. The YouTube show is called The Next Big Thing with Magnus Walker (obviously) and it’s rapidly turning into one of our all-time favorites.
Living With The Ferrari Roma On a Daily Basis? It MIght Not Be As Good As You Think
In 2020 Ferrari added a third grand tourer to its lineup, the Roma. Slotted below the V-12-powered 812 Superfast, the Roma features a 3.9-liter V-8, just like the Portofino, but unlike the latter, it’s a coupe. Thanks to a new design language, the Roma is one of the prettiest modern Ferraris out there. But is it a performance grand tourer that you can live with on a daily basis? YouTube’s Harry’s Garage took one for a long spin to find out just that.
This Ferrari Showdown Will Get You Stoked For The Weekend
If you’re a fan of high-revving Ferrari sports cars (yes, I know, who isn’t?!), the folks over at Top Gear just released a compilation of Chris Harris driving four of the brand’s most exciting models. Featuring the classic 250 GT TDF, the insanely fast FXX-K, and two more modern Ferraris in between, this 12-minute Maranello showdown will get you all hyped up.
2021 Ferrari F8 Tributo by Novitec
Novitec is the rare tuner that has mastered the art of building subtle tuning programs that aren’t really all that subtle once the package is in place. Whereas other tuners turn on the “wow” factor with obscene aerodynamic upgrades or over-the-top engine modifications — some even combine both — Novitec is perfectly happy providing all-around programs that offer the required improvements without any of the unwanted excess.
Take this new kit for the Ferrari F8 Tributo. You would think that a supercar that already packs a 720-horsepower 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged engine is powerful enough on its own. While that may be true for some, there’s nothing wrong with massaging more power out of that V-8 engine while also providing the right amount of aerodynamic improvements that leads to a more powerful and better handling ride. It takes a tuner with the kind of experience in the game like Novitec has to understand this delicate balancing act. We’ve seen it time and time again from the German tuner, and we’re seeing it now with the Ferrari F8 Tributo.
2020 Ferrari 458 Speciale Armored by Add Armor
Your Ferrari deserves a level of protection that, say, your Honda Civic doesn’t. On that end, Ferrari owners may find themselves interested in this Ferrari 458 Speciale that’s been tuned to not only produce more power out of its 4.5-liter turbocharged V-8 engine, but to also carry proper protection in the form of armor. The real kind of armor, too. For a starting price of just $28,000, Add Armor will kit your Ferrari with armor that’s supposedly 10 times stronger than ballistic steel without compromising your Ferrari’s performance capabilities. That’s what you call hitting two birds with one stone, folks.
Cool Car For Sale: 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta
Although commonly known as the Daytona, this two-seater GT from Ferrari is known as the 365 GTB/4 officially. It came as a successor to the 275 GTB/4 and was introduced at the Paris Auto Show in 1968. The Daytona moniker, interestingly, was given by the media to commemorate the Prancing Horse’s top-three finish in February 1967. Anyway, a ‘Daytona’ example from the early 70s is listed on Bring-a-Trailer’s website, and it is drawing a lot of attention. This model is one of the 1,284 Berinetta coupes built for the U.S.-market between 1968 and 1973. The bid for the car is nearing half-a-million dollars already at the time of writing this article, which shows what a collectible it is. Interested?