Ferrari claims that its new 458 Spider is the first mid-engined sports car with a retractable hard-top, but this isn’t entirely true: the 1976 Bertone-styled Ferrari Rainbow concept car employed the same layout and a similar folding roof setup – 35 years ago… Unlike its modern counterpart, though, the Rainbow’s roof required manual work to remove, fold and stow in the back. Continue reading »
The Ferrari Modulo 512 was first seen at the Geneva Motor Show in 1970 but was designed a couple years earlier by Paolo Martin. Built on top of a chassis from a Ferrari 512 racer and with a design coming out of Pinanfarina, the Modulo certainly has an impressive pedigree and left its mark on the automotive world. Continue reading »
Many thought this car didn’t even exist.
Ferrari had, in fact, only ever commissioned one street version of its Daytona with a full aluminum body. Completed in 1969, the car was exported to a Japanese dealership in 1971 and then featured in the January 1972 issue of Car Graphic, a Japanese motoring magazine. Continue reading »
Urban Exploration Photographer Reveals Abandoned Ferrari & MG Sports Car. Bonus: Lamborghini Diablo Goat Edition
Image: LeiV Photo; the abandoned Ferrari
Belgium-based urban exploration photographer LeiV Photo captured these interesting – perhaps even tear-jerking – scenes of classic cars slowly rusting away into oblivion in a barn or garage at an undisclosed location. Among them are an abandoned Ferrari and an old MG. Continue reading »
The Casa Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena was opened Saturday to honor the life and work of Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the Italian sports car manufacturer. The new museum complex includes Enzo Ferrari’s birthplace and a futuristic automotive design gallery, painted in the yellow that Enzo Ferrari chose as the background for the prancing horse on his famous logo. The museum was reportedly the last work by famous architect Jan Kaplicky before his sudden death in January 2009. Following his death, the remaining construction was completed by his former colleague Andrea Morgante.
Ferrari Vice Chairman Piero Lardi Ferrari poses during a media preview of the Casa Enzo Ferrari museum dedicated to his father Enzo Ferrari, in Modena, northern Italy, March 9, 2012. The museum honours the life and work of Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the Italian sports car manufacturer, and will officially open on Saturday. (Reuters) Continue reading »
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