A look behind the scenes of Ferrari’s Classiche department
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by Mark Smeyers
2d ago
There is a massive following out there in the automotive world when it comes to Ferrari, both new and older, classic models, let’s not forget that some of the world’s most expensive cars are in fact classic Ferraris from a long-gone era, like the 250 GTO for instance, a multi-million dollar beauty from the Sixties, but also the famous Daytona has become quite valuable over the years, and where better to bring your prized Prancing Horse than close to the factory where she was initially built … the Ferrari Classiche department, a small but highly dedicated team located in a corner of the Ferrari ..read more
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F12tdf-Prototype 2014 Ferrari F12berlinetta Mulotipo MP4 Up For Grabs On Bring A Trailer
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by Mark Leofe Capayas
2d ago
Introduced in October 2015, the F12tdf, paying homage to the prestigious Tour de France Automobile race, marked a track-focused evolution from Ferrari. Its name recalls the dominance of Ferrari 250 models, clinching victory in the GT class of the race nine times between 1956 and 1964. Lighter by approximately 243 pounds compared to the F12berlinetta, the F12tdf boasted enhanced aerodynamics, wider track, thinner glass, reduced rear quarter windows, and a carbon-fiber hood, decklid, and door skins. Development of the F12tdf began in mid-2014, as Ferrari engineers worked through a series of pr ..read more
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The Taycan Turbo GT Is An Electric Saloon That Rivals Hypercars
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by Mark Leofe Capayas
2d ago
Porsche’s latest creation, the Taycan Turbo GT, stands as a testament to their unwavering commitment to innovation and boundary-pushing design. With a rich heritage deeply rooted in performance, the Taycan Turbo GT is engineered to elevate their electric saloon to unprecedented levels. Boasting upgraded aerodynamics, weight reduction, and formidable power, this electric vehicle promises a driving experience that surpasses even the most revered hypercars. With an astonishing 1,000 horsepower and 1,340 Newton meters of torque, the Taycan Turbo GT has earned the title of the fastest accelerating ..read more
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Car Of The Day: 1974 Maserati Bora 4.9
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by Mark Leofe Capayas
2d ago
The Maserati Bora was unveiled in 1971 at the Geneva International Motor Show and was produced until 1978 with 564 cars built, not to mention the spectacular Boomerang, a coupé prototype created by Giugiaro with futuristic engineering and wedge-shaped bodywork. Following the trend that had already revolutionized Formula 1 racing cars over previous years, Maserati asked Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign to come up with a mid-mounted, rear-engine sports car with enhanced performance, design, comfort and safety. The engine was the tried and tested 4,700-cc V8 producing 310 horsepower at 6,000 rpm ..read more
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2024 Lamborghini Super Trofeo at Sebring
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by Marco Tam
3d ago
The twelfth edition of the Super Trofeo North America began at Sebring, Florida on the weekend of March 13-16. The second round is set to take place at California’s Laguna Seca circuit from May 10-12. From June 27-29, the Super Trofeo EVO2 will take place at Watkins Glen, New York State. The fourth round will be held at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin (Texas), on August 31/September 1. The only stage being held as part of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The fifth round will once again be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from September 20-22. While the continental champions wil ..read more
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Lamborghini says farewell to the Huracán with one last limited edition, the STJ
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by Mark Smeyers
4d ago
Automobili Lamborghini presents the Huracán STJ, a limited edition of ten units and the last celebration of the super sports car equipped with the V10 engine, an engineering icon of the Sant’Agata Bolognese carmaker. The naturally aspirated V10 engine is a symbol of Automobili Lamborghini’s history, contributing to the success of the Huracán family first presented in 2014, which by the end of the year will be replaced by an all-new super sports car equipped with a new hybrid powertrain. With a design based on the Huracán STO, the STJ represents the pinnacle of performance achieved in the Hura ..read more
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Car Of The Day: 1975 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0
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by Mark Leofe Capayas
4d ago
The Carrera RSR 3.0 is one of those rare and super-special Porsches, and one of the most successful Group 4 racing cars ever. Today, the Carrera RSR models rank among the most sought after of all Porsche 911 variants. The Carrera RSR 3.0 was made in small numbers for racing. For the privateer in the mid-1970s who wanted to go sports car racing, and in particular compete successfully at the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans, there was really only one viable option, the Porsche RSR. Introduced in 1973, the 2.8 RSR was a factory-built racing car based on the 911 chassis. These were not converted street ..read more
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Innovative Supercar Tech Trends We Want To See More In 2024
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by Marco Tam
5d ago
Modern supercars incorporate a blend of advanced technologies designed to enhance performance, safety, efficiency, and the driving experience. Pushing the envelope has never just been about putting out the most ponies, but it’s about tying all of the design elements into an orchestrated symphony. We’re not just talking about carbon fiber monocoques, tire technology (which is extremely cool in itself), or how many turbochargers are incorporated into an engine. The Revuelto features a new 6.5-liter V12 engine, complemented by three electric motors that produce a combined power of 746.5 kW. Cred ..read more
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FOR SALE: 2015 Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
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by Mark Leofe Capayas
1w ago
The Lamborghini Veneno is a limited-edition supercar produced by Italian automaker Lamborghini in 2013. It was built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini company and was based on the Aventador platform. With a maximum output of 750 hp coming from its naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V-12 engine, the Veneno accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds and the top speed for this street-legal racing car stands at 355 km/h. It is priced at three million Euros plus tax – and all three units have already been sold to customers. By 2014, Lamborghini introduced a roadster ..read more
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Car Of The Day: 1965 Shelby GT350
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by Mark Leofe Capayas
1w ago
In late January 1965, the production Shelby Mustang GT350, derived from the Mustang Fastback, debuted, promising to captivate enthusiasts. Beyond its striking appearance, the GT350 boasted substantial modifications to its suspension, replacing factory components with racing-grade parts. The Shelby GT350’s most significant improvements took place under the hood, where an eager Shelby heavily modified the stock Mustang’s Hi-Po 289 cubic-inch V-8, which already produced a respectable 271 HP. Each GT350’s engine was stripped of its stock cast-iron intake, in favor of a Cobra Hi-Rise manifold. A ..read more
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