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Superfast Offered at Gooding in Monterey

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Superfast Offered at Gooding in Monterey

Superfast Offered at Gooding in Monterey

Unveiled at the 1964 Geneva Auto Salon, the 500 Superfast was the last in a series of ultra-exclusive Ferrari road cars, built in limited numbers for the world’s elite. Powered by a special five-liter V-12 engine, the 500 Superfast certainly lived up to the promise of its name. With 400 hp, a claimed top speed of 170 mph, effortless acceleration, and the ability to cruise comfortably at 100 mph, this rare Ferrari has long been regarded among the finest grand touring cars. Between March 1964 and August 1966, Ferrari completed only 36 examples...

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Ferrari Filing Proclaims Ferrari’s Future

Posted by on Aug 2, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Ferrari Filing Proclaims Ferrari’s Future

Ferrari Filing Proclaims Ferrari’s Future

Information from Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press Investors and car enthusiasts who want to own a share of Ferrari stock got their first look on Thursday at the future of the brand. CEO Sergio Marchoinne hopes to unlock the value of the brand and Ferrari outlined its plans for its future growth in the document it filed last week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it plans to pursue “controlled growth in developed and emerging markets” by adding dealerships and expanding its licensing agreements even as it...

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Race Proven 250 LM Offered by RM at Monterey

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Race Proven 250 LM Offered by RM at Monterey

Race Proven 250 LM Offered by RM at Monterey

Like all other 250 LMs, chassis number 6105, the 23rd of just 32 examples made, was destined for the race track. The Ferrari was ordered through Maranello Concessionaires by noted privateer Ronald Fry, who was a seasoned racer. Fry had traded in his 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (chassis number 3869 GT), which he had campaigned quite successfully over the 1963 and 1964 seasons. In his ownership, it was very actively campaigned on hill climbs, sprints, and club races around England for the rest of 1964 through to 1966, often placing in the top three...

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Giorgetto Giugiaro Retires

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Giorgetto Giugiaro Retires

Giorgetto Giugiaro Retires

Anyone who is a fan of automotive design knows the name Giorgetto Giugiaro. The legendary Italian designer has penned some of the most beautiful cars of all time. He has designed cars for many esteemed brands but most notably, Ferrari. Giugiaro formed his design and engineering company Italdesign Giugiaro in 1968 with Aldo Mantovani. The pair quickly rose to become an international design powerhouse. In addition to his work on cars, Giugiaro also designed cameras for Nikon, guns, and a pasta of all things. In 1999 Giugiaro was named Car...

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Ferrari in the Movies & TV at the Musée Matra

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Ferrari in the Movies & TV at the Musée Matra

Ferrari in the Movies & TV at the Musée Matra

The Matra Museum for its 2015 exposition has chosen cinema as the unifying theme, and the exhibition is based on the book “Ferrari in Movies” by the noted expert of Ferrari in movies, Philippe Ramlot. It runs from April 17 to November 15, 2015. It is also about Ferraris in both movies and TV and there is a long tradition for this, for example, the 308 GTS made famous by Tom Selleck in Magnum PI and the Dino 246 driven by Tony Curtis in The Persuaders. Television has helped to make these two beauties from Maranello famous worldwide. A 250 LM...

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Well-preserved 275 GTB at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Well-preserved 275 GTB at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction

Well-preserved 275 GTB at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction

This 275 GTB, s/n 08517, is a late-production, long-nose, torque-tube example originally finished in Rosso Chiaro (20-R-190) over a Nero interior (VM 8500). Additionally, chassis s/n 08517 was fitted with the two very desirable options made available by the factory: the six Weber carburetors and the alloy bodywork, as well as the outside fuel filler cap. In 1966, s/n 08517 was shipped from Maranello to Luigi Chinetti Motors, of New York City, and was then transported to the official Ferrari dealership in San Francisco, Charles Rezzaghi...

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Ferrari Unveils 488 Spider Online

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Ferrari Unveils 488 Spider Online

Ferrari Unveils 488 Spider Online

Breaking news… Ferrari has just premiered their new 488 Spider online. This new convertible version of Ferrari’s twin turbo charged 3.9 liter 488 is sure to be the latest hot commodity in the automotive world. Just unveiled thru an exclusive online event, the new 488 Spider also adds a new metallic blue paint to the lineup of colors. Stay tuned for more as we update this article with more pictures and info as they become...

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Third Reunion of 250 GTEs at Concorso Italiano

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Third Reunion of 250 GTEs at Concorso Italiano

Third Reunion of 250 GTEs at Concorso Italiano

The 250 GTE Register & Newsletter is organizing a third gathering of their favorite cars at this year’s Concorso Italiano on Saturday August 15th at the Black Horse Golf Course in Monterey, California. This has become a decennial event, deferred from 2014 because of the Maserati Centenary celebrations. The 250 GTE Register & Newsletter was started in the early 1980s by Len Miller. The objective was, and still is, to keep track of the 954 cars built by Ferrari SpA between 1960 and 1963 and to help owners and enthusiasts keep in touch...

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AF Corse #47 Wins the Spa 24 Pro-Am Class

Posted by on Jul 26, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off on AF Corse #47 Wins the Spa 24 Pro-Am Class

AF Corse #47 Wins the Spa 24 Pro-Am Class

AF Corse Ferrari 458 GT3 (3406) with drivers Lathouras/Lemeret/Bruni/Pier Guidi has won the Pro-Am class of the Spa 24 Hours and came 4th overall! The race started on Saturday in heavy rain. The torrential downpour led to many incidents resulting in several safety car periods. When night fell, the rain disappeared. The battle for the win in Pro-Am was between the two AF Corse Ferrari’s #47 (3406) and #51 (3440). The #51 of Cameron/Griffin/Guedes/Rigon lead the race after some of the competition became stranded at the track or lost time in the...

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Hungarian GP: Vettel Wins Dramatic Race

Posted by on Jul 26, 2015 in F1, Featured, News | Comments Off on Hungarian GP: Vettel Wins Dramatic Race

Hungarian GP: Vettel Wins Dramatic Race

Sebastian Vettel snatched a second 2015 victory for Ferrari today at a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix. Rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg falter and finish off the podium. Scuderia Ferrari had  great start as both Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen managed to take first and second from the Mercedes team mates. Hamilton had a near collision with Rosberg on the first lap dropping him back to tenth place. Despite Hamilton’s mistakes Rosberg wasn’t able to fight back due to an incident with Ricciardo in which he suffered a puncture...

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