"Renting 'prestige' cars in Italy (including Ferraris) is fairly common for well-funded car enthusiasts," says Brian Dore, with Concierge in Umbria. "I'm sure that your reader has visions of 'opening it up' and zipping around from town to town passing everyone in sight.   The reality is that the roads in the Tuscan countryside are typically...

by Bob Golfen   With some of the world's greatest Italian sports cars from the past and present standing nearby, Ruben Ruiz's minivan was a source of constant attention. Of course, this was Concorso Italiano and this was no ordinary minivan. Ruiz was more than happy to give curious spectators tours of his 1958 Fiat Multipla 600, which h...

In Maranello today, Ferrari Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that the Italian automaker will build one final example of the LaFerrari. The car will be auctioned, and the proceeds will go toward helping the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on August 24th.   The LaFerrari is the most expensive, highest-performing...

Fiat Chrysler plans to introduce a new lineup of rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo sedans and SUVs that will take the fight to BMW, Mercedes and Audi, and they will do so with Ferrari powerplants. These models are slated to arrive starting in 2016, and the high-end versions of these cars will use powerplants designed by Ferrari.   Since 2004, Alfa...

Ferrari builds three types of cars: sports cars, Grand Touring or "GT" cars, and of course rare and exotic hypercars, such as the current LaFerrari, which sells for more than a million bucks. Of these three, without question the most important for Ferrari's reputation are the sports cars. The only things more important are Ferrari's Formula On...

Italian studio Pininfarina designed the twentieth century's greatest Ferraris and through their work with the Prancing Horse -- plus the likes of Fiat, Lancia, and Alfa Romeo -- helped define the emotive Italian style of the mid-century sportscar.   On the company's 85th birthday, Paulo Pininfarina, the fourth patriarch of the family to head...

by Paul Ebeling Vintage, Classic & Limited Edition Ferrari's Are Preferred Investments Buying an Italian Supercar from the from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80s have served up investment gains that are hard to beat.   Vintage Ferraris have risen nearly 700% in value since Y 2006, according to data that pools prices of 13 of the most so...

by Jonathan Bazzi   Founder of the automobile company bearing his name, with which he won nine Formula 1 world championships during his lifetime (15 in total), Enzo Ferrari was an exceptional innovator, and a true prophet of the union between technique and collective imagination.   He understood, even while still surrounded by th...

Colorado Boulevard will transform into an elegant Italian stable when 140 of the finest vintage and contemporary Ferraris are on display Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for Concorso Ferrari 2014.   The most exciting car show hosted in Old Pasadena, the Prancing Horse extravaganza showcases 140 of the finest vintage and cont...

by Jennifer Clark   The bright red race cars at the Museo Ferrari attracted almost as many visitors last year as Jackson Pollock's iconic splashings at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. In August, the museum hit a new all-time record for daily visitors, 2,422 -- more than the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan had on Easter Sunday. W...