Ferrari red is an automotive industry icon. But even one of the world’s most prestigious vehicles, all visible in the manufacturer’s web sites, ferrari.com, will soon also be “green.” The Italian manufacturer’s president said in a recent newspaper interview that Ferrari plans to cut its vehicles’ greenhouse gas emissions by nearly half by 2012.
Nick Yost is the New York Auto Examiner for Examiner.com, and he’s just published a succinct, informative advanced review of the new Ferrari 458 Italia. The much-anticipated Ferrari will be officially introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
Ferrari markets its brand well, but it isn’t necessary. Ferrari enthusiasts arguably watch and wait for the carmaker’s every move with more zest then any other manufacturers’ fans.
Ferrari fans can now add London to the exclusive list of world renowned cities featuring the automaker’s Prancing Horse paraphernalia. The first British store selling Ferrari products recently opened in London. It was highlighted by ribbon-cutting ceremony by Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen.
Ferrari will debut its redesigned website Sunday, www.ferrari.com, March 29, 2009, in conjunction with the celebration of the first Grand Prix of the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship season. The new portal is the gateway to the world of the “Prancing Horse.” It offers users a new look and a vast array of content, resulting in the ultimate behind-the-scenes Ferrari experience.
My father liked the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia and he recommended I purchase the one I owned for a few years nearly 30 years ago. It was a 1966 edition, dark green with all chrome trim. The windshield wipers didn’t work well, nor did the heater.
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