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Ferrari LaFerrari revealed
8th April, 2013
Ferrari took the wraps off their hybrid sports car, the LaFerrari,
last month. The limited-series special will see just 499 examples made .....
Ferrari 458 Spider arrives
19th June, 2012
Ferrari’s low volume open top car won't become a common sight with
just ten cars arriving in Australia and New Zealand prior to the end of the year .....
Ferrari's one-off 458 Italia
28th May, 2012
Ferrari has put together a one-off version of the 458 Italia for an owner who
sought memories of the Ferrari 512 BB .....
Ferrari's global recall of 498 and California models
16th May, 2012
A hazard exists with a potential crankshaft failure which could
cause an engine seizure .....
Ferrari 458 Spider debuts locally
18th March, 2012
The Ferrari 458 Spider has made its Australian public debut at the
2012 Melbourne Grand Prix leading a parade of Ferraris old and new to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Ferrari’s 1952
arrival in Australia .....
Ferrari F12 Berlinetta revealed
1st March, 2012
This is the most powerful Ferrari road car ever launched thanks to the
efficient engine – in terms of mechanical, combustion and fluid-dynamics efficiency – which, together with advanced
vehicle architecture, aerodynamics, components and electronic controls .....
Ferrari F1 drivers get a 'real' car
3rd February, 2012
The two, uniquely customised Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 models are based on the
new high-performance model of the Jeep flagship SUV which is already available in North America. European and Australian
markets will see the new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 starting in May 2012 .....
Enzo Ferrari Museum for Modena
8th January, 2012
A museum built around the birth place of Enzo Ferrari and his first
workshop will open in the Italian city of Modena, on 10th March 2012 .....
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Ferrari 458 Spider
24th August, 2011
The new Ferrari 458 Spider joins the 458 Italia, widening the range of
Ferrari’s mid-rear engined V8s and offering the same technological solutions, handling and performance in an open-top
configuration. It is equipped with a fully retractable hard top .....
Ferrari FF due locally early 2012
26th June, 2011
With the early 2012 local release of the new FF, Ferrari finally
joins Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Nissan and others who offer super cars with all-wheel drive .....
Ferrari now in India
10th June, 2011
Ferrari has opened its first Indian dealership in New Delhi,
making India the 58th market in which Ferrari’s cars are available .....
Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari arrives locally
27th May, 2011
More expensive than the highly prized Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, the Abarth 695
Tributo Ferrari, the high-priced version of the Fiat 500, has arrived in Australia offing a combination of reasonable performance,
equipment and features that brings another meaning to the phrase ‘pocket rocket’ .....
Unique Ferrari Superamerica delivered
25th May, 2011
The design is bespoke, featuring a carbon-fibre rotating hard-top which
incorporates a rear screen. The boot is entirely new to house the roof when open, and is now in carbon-fibre with a
design optimised to reduce drag and increase rear downforce .....
Ferrari at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
15th May, 2011
Only thirty-six 250 GTOs were originally produced, as well as two 330
GTOs with larger capacity engines. All of these exclusive cars have been invited to the Concours .....
Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari
15th February, 2011
The new Abarth 695 "Tributo Ferrari" is distinguished by a number of stylistic
changes, but more importantly by substantial modifications developed by Abarth and Ferrari engineers. The engine, for a start,
is a Fiat 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 16v, tuned to develop more than 180 HP .....
Ferrari's snow job
6th February, 2011
Ferrari, with no experience in four-wheel driving, are keen
to show they have least put their new all-wheel drive car on snow. Their new FF has been tested in Finland
as indicated in the accompying images .....
Ferrari FF to appear soon
23rd January, 2011
Powerful, fast, exclusive, four-wheel drive, four-seater,
expensive and an Italian designed body are suitable expressions to describe the Jensen FF which first appeared
in 1966. The same terms are also suitable for the upcoming Ferrari FF, which unwittingly revives a famous old
British nameplate. The new Ferrari FF is the company’s most powerful, versatile four-seater ever, as well as
its first ever four-wheel drive car .....
Ferrari 599 GTO arrives locally
10th January, 2011
Although slower than a
Nissan GT-R for a
0-100 km/h run, the Ferrari 500 GTO can demolish the task in 3.3 seconds .....
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Ferrari 458 Challenge
5th December, 2010
The Ferrari 458 Challenge, the race track version of Ferrari’s newest
super car, is making its debut at the Bologna Motor Show (4th-12th December 2010), the unique motor sport and motoring
event held just down the autostrada from Ferrari’s home in Maranello .....
Ferrari SA Aperta
29th September, 2010
The Ferrari SA APERTA will be displayed at the Paris Motor Show
(2nd-17th October 2010) following its debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August in Pebble Beach,
California, USA .....
Ferrari 458 Italia arrives
10th June, 2010
An 'open-top' version of the Ferrari 599 has been flagged by Ferrari
chief, Luca di Montezemolo, in London (England). Meanwhile, the first Australian-specification Ferrari 458 Italia has
arrived locally .....
Ferrari 599XX smashes Nurburgring Record
26th April, 2010
The Ferrari 599XX is the first ever production-derived sports
car to break the 7-minute barrier on the classic Nürburgring Nordschleife 20.832 km circuit, lapping in 6 min
58.16 sec .....
Ferrari's new GTO
8th April, 2010
The new Ferrari 599 GTO is an extreme V12 berlinetta developed to
a specific performance-oriented brief .....
Ferrari adds a stop & start
14th March, 2010
Ferrari showcased two additions to its new found eco-friendly
credentials at the Geneva Motor Show .....
Ferrari's first Hybrid
7th March, 2010
Ferrari has displayed its first ever hybrid car at the Geneva Motor
Show with the Ferrari 599 HY-KERS vettura laboratorio cutting emissions and fuel consumption by 35 per cent .....
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Fiat's hot 500 Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari”
16th September, 2009
The Frankfurt Motor Show will see the launch of the hottest version
yet of Fiat’s "Bambino", the Fiat 500, when Abarth unveil the Fiat 500 Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari” .....
Additional Ferrari 458 details revealed
30th August, 2009
The 458 Italia will offer a new design of controls and steering wheel
that uses experience gained in Formula One with main commands grouped on the steering wheel, the secondary commands
are set in two satellite pods either side of the dash .....
Ferrari's new 458 Italia for 2010
29th July, 2009
Ferrari has announced details of its newest car, the Ferrari 458
Italia, which represents one of the largest leaps forward in technology, performance and emissions ever seen from the
Italian car maker .....
Ferrari at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
2nd July, 2009
One of the world’s premiere classic car event, the Pebble Beach
Concours d’Elegance will host some of the rarest and most illustrious Ferraris .....
Ferrari California Arives In Australia
7th June, 2009
Ferrari has not had four production models in its range since the
Mondiale ceased production in 1993 .....
Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Pinin Farina Wins
4th May, 2009
This particular Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Pinin Farina was originally
exhibited at the Brussels Motor Show in January 1956 and delivered to the Ecurie Francorchamps team that same year .....
Ferrari's Fastest Soft-Top Arrives Locally
19th April, 2009
It’s an ultra-high-performance car (0-100 km/h in 3.7 seconds) designed for
fast, tight driving conditions with a set-up that highlights sports driving .....
Ferrari at Techno Classica 2009
6th April, 2009
Ferrari celebrated the 50th anniversary of one its sports cars, the Ferrari
250 GT (SWB), at the world’s largest classic car show, Techno-Classica in Germany .....
Ferrari's New Sales Record
12th February, 2009
Worldwide, a total of 6,587 cars were delivered to customers in 2008,
an increase of 2% with respect to the 6,465 cars handed over in 2007 .....
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Ferrari's New Limited Edition Spider
10th November, 2008
In fact, the Scuderia Spider 16M is faster round the Fiorano
circuit than any other Prancing Horse open-top road car yet built .....
Additional Details: Ferrari California
12th October, 2008
The Ferrari California is the first ever front
mounted V8 Ferrari, though, to be strictly accurate as the engine and drivetrain sit entirely
between the axle lines, it is as much a mid-engined car as the F430 .....
Ferrari California Debuts Early
21st September, 2008
Although Ferrari had announced the new California
would make its debut at the Paris Motor Show, the company has shown its newest model to
audiences in both Italy and USA .....
Ferrari At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed
11th July, 2008
Ferrari will be present at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
once again this year with a diverse array of cars on display, including the UK debut of the 430
Scuderia in Fiorano Ferrari livery .....
Ferraris in Heritage Parade at Le Mans
20th June, 2008
This year, the Parade was specifically for Ferrari
owners and the early morning spectators looked on in amazement as F40s and 355 Spiders, F430s
and Challenge Stradales, 328 GTBs and 550 Maranellos .....
1961 Ferrari Sells For 7 Million Euros
19th May, 2008
The top bid of an amazing €7,040,000 secured the sale
of a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder .....
New Ferrari California Revealed
14th May, 2008
Ferrari has revealed the California, its all new
model that will debut at the Paris Motor Show in October before arriving in Australia and New
Zealand in the middle of 2009 .....
Ferrari Magic India Discovery Drive Concludes
11th May, 2008
The over 13,000-kilometre Ferrari Magic India
Discovery Drive made a return to Mumbai last week .....
Classic Ferraris Celebrate 40 Years Of Daytona
9th April, 2008
The second Mugello Historic Festival takes place this
coming weekend (11th-13th April, 2008) at the Italian race track and the show will feature the
Ferrari 365 GTB4, universally known as the Daytona, which celebrates its 40th 'birthday' in 2008 .....
Ferrari Heads To India
22nd February, 2008
Ferrari has announced the start of a new Prancing
Horse adventure, the Magic India Discovery Tour, which gets underway from Mumbai on 25th
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Foundation Stone Laid at Ferrari Theme Park
6th November, 2007
Construction of the Ferrari Theme Park in Abu Dhabi (yes,
Abu Dhabi - where the money is - and not Maranello, the 'home town' of the Ferrari brand) has began
with the laying of the foundation stone for one of the world's newest entertainment attractions .....
Ferrari FXX Programme Extended For Further Two Years
1st November, 2007
The Ferrari FXX programme, based on the prototype car and launched
by Ferrari in June 2005, is being extended to 2008/2009 .....
Ferrari 430 Scuderia Revealed At Frankfurt Motor Show
18th September, 2007
The new two-seater berlinetta is brimming with technology and joins
the F430 and F430 Spider to complete Ferrari’s eight-cylinder model range .....
Ferrari Takes Wraps Off 430 Scuderia
20th July, 2007
Ferrari has taken the wraps off the 430 Scuderia, a new lightweight
variant of its V8-engined coupe model that brings more of Ferrari's Formula One technology into its road-going
Ferrari At Goodwood Festival of Speed
17th June, 2007
This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, in England, will feature a
homage to Ferrari’s 60th Anniversary, with a display of race and GT cars in the Stable Yard, adjacent to
Goodwood House .....
Ferrari Aims For A New World Record
13th May, 2007
British Ferrari owners are calling on their fellow Ferrari owners
from around the world to help them beat the Italians at their own game and set a new world record for the
“Largest Parade of Ferraris” .....
Ferrari Relay Passes Through Japan
23rd February, 2007
With just a week to go before it arrives in Australia, the Ferrari 60th
Anniversary Relay has passed through Japan .....
Ferrari Parades For Sydney And Melbourne
19th February, 2007
A total of 120 classic and modern Ferraris are set to parade
through Melbourne and Sydney on Saturday 3rd March (Melbourne) and Sunday 4th March (Sydney) to mark the 60th
Anniversary of the Italian car maker .....
Unique Ferrari 612 To Celebrate 60 Years
5th February, 2007
Ferrari is to build sixty 612 Scagliettis to celebrate its 60th
Ferrari Sales Up In 2006
18th January, 2007
Ferrari used the 2007 Detroit Motor Show to announce that it
delivered 5,658 cars in 2006, a five per cent increase on 2005 .....
Ferrari Opens-Up Fiorano Test Track
15th January, 2007
Ferrari is offering car enthusiasts a unique opportunity – a visit
to the Fiorano test track, a facility which is normally closed to the public .....
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Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano for Sydney
9th October, 2006
The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano will be on display at the 2006 Sydney
Motor Show from 26th October, 2006 .....
Ferrari Panamerican 20,000
21st July, 2006
After the success of last year’s “Ferrari 15,000 Red Miles” tour of China
by two 612 Scagliettis driven by a team of international journalists, Ferrari has announced another challenge for
this year, the Panamerican 20,000 .....
Zagato Reveal The Ferrari Villa D'Este 2006
8th May, 2006
Zagato, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of its all-time
classics, the 1956 Ferrari 250 GTZ, by building a 2006 re-interpretation .....
Ferrari Challenge Heads to Silverstone
5th May, 2006
This weekend (5th, 6th and 7th May 2006) the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli starts
the European Championship at the home of British motor sport in Silverstone .....
Ferrari Board Meeting
23rd April, 2006
The Ferrari board met on Friday to approve the 2005 financial year
figures and to increase from 11 to 13 the number of members of the Board of Directors .....
Aston Martin Rolls Bentley and Ferrari
10th April, 2006
Last month, Aston Martin rolled the competition by delivering 14 cars in
Ferrari Names Its New Car the 'Fiorano'
2nd March, 2006
Ferrari has named its new car the 599 GTB Fiorano in celebration of the Ferrari
test track that has seen the development of so many race and road cars .....
Ferrari At Brisbane Motor Show
15th February, 2006
Ferrari importers, Ateco, will display the F430 and the 612 Scaglietti
at the Brisbane Motor Show in March (3rd-12th March, 2006) .....
Ferrari 599 GTB To Debut In Geneva
31st January, 2006
With the release of the 599 GTB, Ferrari is presenting its most
powerful V12-engined production car of all time .....
Ferrari Superamerica For Melbourne
30th January, 2006
Australian deliveries of the Ferrari Superamerica may now be
underway, but the Melbourne International Motor Show may be most people's only opportunity to see this car .....
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World Debut Of Ferrari FXX
4th December, 2005
The Bologna Motor Show has provided the venue for Ferrari's
unveiling of the Ferrari FXX, a car aimed exclusively at a selected group of its most dedicated and passionate
Ferrari Completes 25,000 km Tour Of China
31st October, 2005
Ferrari has completed its 25,000 km tour of China, taking two Ferrari
612 Scagliettis to places that rarely see a car .....
Ferrari Bids For Guinness World Record
27th September, 2005
The car maker has requested an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records for
a new achievement: Altitude .....
Italian Glamour Revs Up Sydney Motor Show
19th September, 2005
Spectacular new models from Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari
promise to inject a big dose of Italian glamour into this year’s Australian International Motor Show .....
Deliveries of the Ferrari F430 Spider Begin
8th August, 2005
Australian and New Zealand deliveries of the 305 km/h Ferrari F430
Spider, have commenced .....
New Abu Dhabi Shareholder For Ferrari
29th July, 2005
Ferrari and Mubadala Development Company - a principal investment
company wholly owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi - have announced the purchase of a five percent stake in Ferrari by
Ferrari Opens Motor Museum
18th July, 2005
Ferrari has opened the Galleria Ferrari, a new museum, in Ferrari's
home town of Maranello in northern Italy .....
Ferrari's 25,000 Red Kilometres In China
11th July, 2005
Despite its image of a densely populated country, China contains
some of the remotest and most difficult terrain in the world, so the obvious choice for a 25,000 km tour of the
mountains and deserts of China would not be a 320 km/h supercar .....
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