The Ferrari LaFerrari hybrid supercar is being hand-built in an assembly hall on the Ferrari campus in Maranello, Italy, that is usually used to construct Formula 1 prototype racing cars. Given the amount of F1-derived technologies and materials used in LaFerrari, this seems entirely appropriate. By the time we visited the LaFerrari hall, on April...

It might be impossible to fully understand Ferrari's unique cache in this small city until you simply stand on a sidewalk near the plant and hear and see a Ferrari roar by. The Ferrari prancing horse and its culture are everywhere in the town of 17,000, nestled in an agricultural area in central Italy.   The stoplights are Ferrari red a...

by Mario Cianflone She's going to be one of the prom queens for sure, at the International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) in Frankfurt, September 19 to 27. We're talking Ferrari's new 488 Spider, an open-top variant of the Ferrari 488 GTB that was launched in spring – the Sergio Marchionne era's second car.   Ferrari 488 Spider, styled by Flav...

The Ferrari 166 MM Touring "barchetta" was manufactured by the Maranello-based company between 1948 and 1953. The MM in the name stands for "Mille Miglia", the famous open-road endurance car race won by the 166 MM in 1948 (coupé Allemano) and 1949 (roadster Touring).   The model was created in Milan's Carrozzeria Touring implementing th...

In un periodo di profonda crisi come quello attuale, se si dovesse compilare una lista delle cose positive per le quali l'Italia è conosciuta nel mondo la sua industria automobilistica occuperebbe i primissimi posti. Nomi come Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini e Alfa Romeo hanno fatto la storia dell'automobile e, in particolare, del suo settore sporti...

When Tuscan Kitchen hosted their third annual Italian Car Show over the weekend, it wasn't surprising that hundreds of locals showed up despite the rain. Spectators were in awe as they walked around and admired Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, McLaurens and Maseratis. This year's event featured more European luxury cars than years past, according...

Car Club USA heads to Florida for the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, where, for the Ferrari Club of America, the real fun begins the day after the storied endurance race. Ferrari owners from across the country gather every year to watch the pros on race day, and then take over the track to get a chance to run their Italian Stallions at speed.  ...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   For many years Italian tennis in the singles tournaments has not been achieving any outstanding results: however, when it is about partnering up, either in double or in the national team, our tennis players transform and conquer the most prestigious tourn...

Evans Automotive, Primary Aim and Midwestern Auto Group have once again teamed up to host the 11th Annual Italian Gathering. The Sunday, September 4th event welcomes Italian motor vehicles and motorbikes of all vintages to the Wendy's International Corporate Grounds at One Dave Thomas Blvd., Dublin, OH 43017 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Automo...

Half a century ago, in 1966, Lamborghini introduced a low, sleek, mid-engine supercar called the Miura. Considered groundbreaking when it was introduced because of its transversely-mounted mid-engine layout, the vehicle inspired a slew of orders despite being shown only as a rolling chassis a year earlier at the Turin auto show.   Designed b...