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Two Things Drove Ferrari from Sports Car Racing

Two Things Drove Ferrari from Sports Car Racing

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 23 Jul 2014 / 9 Comments Read More

Montezemolo says these and other restrictions detract from the Grand Prix experience, stating “No one wants to watch a driver save gas or tires. They want to see them push from here to there. It's sport, yes, but also a show.” With driver Fernando Alonso dropping the flag at this year’s recent 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ferrari may be eyeing a return to sports-car racing, but why did it quit in the first place?

Driven by Design: Ferrari Dino

Driven by Design: Ferrari Dino

By Yoav Gilad / 18 Jul 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

The Dino was interesting as it helped to launch the career of designer Leonardo Fioravanti. He had been at Pininfarina for about two years when he was allowed to design the 206 GT and frankly, his inexperience shows. Even as the world was turning away from the voluptuous forms of the post-war years, the 206 GT clung onto them.

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What to Drive Today–Porsche or Ferrari?

What to Drive Today–Porsche or Ferrari?

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Jul 2014
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The 911 has a race car feel and it's a little tinny, but light and quick. In terms of preference, the Porsche and the Ferrari are completely different worlds, and each has its own attributes. The Ferrari (a 550 Maranello) is big, refined and comfortable. It pulls like a D9 Caterpillar (big bulldozer)! It's a perfect blend of comfort and performance–a true gentleman's GT.

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The Ferrari 330 P4 Is One Sexy Beast

The Ferrari 330 P4 Is One Sexy Beast

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Jul 2014 / 26 Comments Read More

As much as any other car, the Ferrari 330 P4 is the embodiment and culmination of an entire era of racing. With its low-slung stance and voluptuous lines, it is also among the most visually stunning cars ever produced. Combine these factors and the word “icon” slips to the tip of one’s tongue.

Ferrari F40 Demands Sun Shine

Ferrari F40 Demands Sun Shine

By Petrolicious Productions / 26 Jun 2014
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After about a month and a half of planning, the date was set; we would load the F40 into an enclosed trailer and make the trip over to the Salt Flats. All was looking good until two days prior when the forecast called for a heavy rainstorm near Wendover that Friday. My heart sank. Was the dream shoot going to be cancelled because Mother Nature had her own plans?

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Beautiful Details From the Ferrari Museum

Beautiful Details From the Ferrari Museum

By Petrolicious Productions / 20 Jun 2014
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Among the Museum's collection are legendary F1 cars, resilient endurance champs, icons of style such as the 275, even the little Dino gets its moment. And depending on whom you believe, conventional wisdom or master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, either the devil or god is in the details. Checking out this photo set, we're inclined to agree with the latter.

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This Ferrari 275 is Achingly Gorgeous

This Ferrari 275 is Achingly Gorgeous

By Petrolicious Productions / 19 Jun 2014 / 9 Comments Read More

Some consider the Ferrari 275 the most beautiful car ever built. People who might agree include: actor Steve McQueen (who owned a 275 GTS, 275 GTB/4 and a 275 NART Spyder), actor Nicholas Cage (who used to own two 275 GTB/4s), actress Sophia Loren, even jazz legend Miles Davis owned one!

This '70s Wedge is Wonderful and Available

This '70s Wedge is Wonderful and Available

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Jun 2014

The Dino was originally produced as a companion make to V12 Ferraris until 1976, when it received full Ferrari badging. Starting with the mid-engined 206 GT, the Dino carved out its own piece of history with subsequent 246 GT and GTS models. It was Ferrari’s first mid-engined V8 model.

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