Tour de France veteran George Hincapie likes cars as much as the next auto enthusiast. He’s partial to Audi and Infiniti, including the latter SUV model in which he has a one-of-a-kind sound system installed. He also owns a Ferrari, but maybe not for much longer.
Ferrari will produce six new models before 2013 as part of Fiat’s restructuring plans and they include a successor for the Ferrari Enzo hypercar and a hardcore version of the 458, like the 430 Scuderia.
The first 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia to arrive in the United States fetched $530,000 from an unnamed buyer at an auction in Los Angeles with the funds slated for relief efforts in Haiti following it devastating earthquake in January.
Chances are if it’s the biggest, fastest, most lavish and or most expensive, it’s in Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Which is why what’s being billed as the fastest roller coaster in the world with Ferrari F430 Spider replica for seats will be featured at the soon-to-open Ferrari World theme park.
The Geneva Auto Show is known for a lot in the automotive world, most notably its status as the auto show where more cars debut than at any other car show. One of the most anticipated debuts this year is the Ferrari 599 Hybrid.
The third most expensive license plate in the world has been sold in Abu Dhabi, cementing the United Arab Emirates as a vanity-plate record holder. The license bearing solely the digit “7” was sold for 17 million dirhams ($4.6 million) in a government auction.
Buying and selling luxury cars is nothing knew for Tom Price. That’s what Price does for a living in the San Francisco Bay Area. But when the purchase is a Ferrari collection of 21 vintage cars, that’s a different matter.
Ferrari is the most iconic and most widely followed luxury car available to the general public. But even the prestigious luxury Italian carmaker understands the changing automotive landscape.
A 1963 Ferrari GTO, arguably one of the world’s most coveted cars, is now being offered for private treaty sale by RM Auctions in London, England. The 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO (chassis no. 4675 GT) is one of only 36 250 GTOs originally produced and one of a limited few with Series II GTO bodywork.
Like an any pending Ferrari debut, rumors about a hybrid have circulated for years. Now, the rumor has been confirmed as true. According to Reuters, among several news agencies, Ferrari will introduce its hybrid technology in March and the first model to get it will be the 599.
Ferrari will announce its 2010 Formula 1 car live January 28 on the team’s web site. The new vehicle will be launched at the team’s Maranello, Italy, headquarters, and it will be a first for Fernando Alonso.
Ferrari may have outdone itself. Not with a new car, but with a spectacular new facility in Abu Dhabi to house all things Ferrari. The Italian automotive manufacturer in collaboration with real estate developer Aldar Properties plan on rivaling Disneyland with their new Ferrari themed amusement park. Its estimated cost is $624 million.
Since its new production tenure is about to end, why not take a took and the The Ferrari F430, the Italian sports car some enthusiasts have cited as the best-driving car every made? Manufactured since 2004 as a successor to the 360, the 430 debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show. European left-hand drive sales began in November 2004, but right-hand drive sales did not start until Spring 2005, and the North American marketsdid not get the F430 until Summer 2005.