Archive for the ‘Ferrari’ Category

Ferrari 250 GT California Spider sells for $15m+

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Ferrari’s place as the maker of the world’s most desirable classic cars was further enhanced at the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach auction on the weekend. This 1961 250 GT SWB California Spider topped the sales at US$15,180,000. That result follows the US$38m world record price for a car sold at auction achieved by a […]

VIDEO: Inside Maranello

Here’s a relaxing video to start your week. There’s no words, just soothing music as you are taken on a video tour of Ferrari’s factory in Maranello. Perhaps it would have been better if they followed one car from start to finish. But that’s just being picky!

Ferrari 250 GTO now the most expensive car ever

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Thanks to market demands and well funded egos the title of the world’s most expensive car is a fluid thing. The current title holder is this 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO which just sold at auction for a shade under AU$41 million. Sold by Bonhams as part of the Pebble Beach festivities in California this weekend […]

A day in the Swiss Alps with a Ferrari F40

There’s a little bit too much talking in this video from Evo, but seeing as the subject matter is the truly awesome Ferrari F40 it’s worth listening to. Henry Catchpole was asked by the Secret Supercar Owner to drive the F40 from Switzerland to the UK and naturally he jumped at the chance. Photographer Dean […]

2014 Hungarian Grand Prix in pictures

Determination, courage, pride and, most of all, talent; Daniel Ricciardo has them all. His results so far in 2014 have exceeded expectations and let’s hope that continues for some time yet. You can relive Daniel’s victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix below. There’s over 100 photos on offer and some of them even feature subjects […]

Daniel Ricciardo wins 2014 Hungarian GP

What the hell just happened? I’ll tell you what happened, Daniel Ricciardo just won the 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix! That’s what just happened. Proving the Murray Walkerism that “Anything can happen in Formula 1, and it usually does” Fernando Alonso finished second and Lewis Hamilton, who started from the pit lane, finished third. So, again, […]

Is Dan, is good!

One of the highlights from the 2014 German Grand Prix was the battle between Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso. Two-time world champion Alonso eventually won that battle for fifth place, but he was very impressed with the driving abilities of our Daniel. “Daniel is a surprise from Australia,” Alonso told Sky Sports F1 after the […]

More curves than Scarlett Johansson

And just as beautiful. This is the Ferrari 330 P4. Petrolicious took on the enviable task of filming the car and having Nick Longhi, a Ferrari Corso Pilota instructor, tell us what it’s like to drive and a bit about the car’s history. Crafted in 1967, the 330 P4 was built during the height of […]

“I am a Ferrari F40 specialist”

The title of this piece is a quote from a chap called John Pogson. He’s a mechanic (and a bit more) who owns Italia Autosport and, yes, he specialises in Ferrari F40s and most things from Maranello. John’s quote above might sound like the words of an arrogant man who doesn’t offer his time lightly. […]

LaFerrari XX sounds bloody awesome and has magic bendy wheels

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The track-only version of the LaFerrari, the LaFerrari XX, was seen lapping Monza recently. Thankfully, YouTube user NM2255 was on hand to record the action. We’re sure you’ll agree the LaFerarri XX sounds awesome. What you won’t expect to see is the car’s magic bendy wheels, as shown above. The remarkable thing is, when that […]

Going ice cold on the Iceman

The return of Kimi Raikkonen to Ferrari has not gone well. In nine races the 2007 champ has qualified ahead of teammate Fernando Alonso only twice and and is yet to finish ahead of him on race day. Kimi’s best result this year is P7, achieved in Australia and Spain. Alonso has finished sixth or […]

The Ferrari 312PB: A flash of brilliance

“It’s difficult not to get wrapped up in the noise… It is so beautiful.” Not much more needs to be said about this Ferrari 312PB featured by Petrolicious. The car in question, powered by a glorious 3.0 litre DOHC V12, was made in 1972 and is one of the last sportscar prototypes made by Ferrari […]