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Ferrari Omologato: Just one, look – oh baby. Just one look…

MARANELLO, Italy – A unique Ferrari has been seen lapping at Fiorano during what has been described s ”a brief, yet intense, shakedown”. Seems it belongs to ”a discerning European client” – though Ferrari ain’t naming names. A media release added: ”While the V12 engine note reverberating around the track may have sounded familiar, the… Continue reading Ferrari Omologato: Just one, look – oh baby. Just one look…

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Ferrari Portofino M evo adds that fancy performance switch

2020 evolution of the Prancing Horse GT 2+ Spider unveiled Portofino M ‘bursts with fresh-air  innovation’ New technical content includes eight-speed gearbox MARANELLO, Italy – The Ferrari Portofino M, an evolution of the Prancing Horse brand’s 2+ GT spider Portofino, has been revealed in a way radically new to the brand’s 70+-year history. Entirely online…… Continue reading Ferrari Portofino M evo adds that fancy performance switch

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Ferrari Roma: Lock yourself in a cell – or go digital

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Ferrari’s latest motoring masterpiece, the Roma V8 coupe, is being revealed in three of Africa’s southernmost cities though for the first time in a digital presentation and at the brand’s showrooms. Which is tough for motoring hacks more comfortable with a car to actually drive. Not, to be honest, that Ferrari… Continue reading Ferrari Roma: Lock yourself in a cell – or go digital

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2020 Ferrari F8 Spider in SA: Lighter, faster, super-aero’d

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Official South African Ferrari dealer Scuderia South Africa has unveiled the Italian brand’s F8 Spider during a preview at a new showroom here in South Africa. ”The F8 Spider,” Ferrari says, ”sets benchmarks for usable performance and exceptional handling with handling dynamics with cabin comfort that combines an eight-cylinder engine with… Continue reading 2020 Ferrari F8 Spider in SA: Lighter, faster, super-aero’d

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F1 rulers make deal over Ferrari’s F1 ‘power unit’

LONDON, England – Formula 1’s governing body has been reported as saying it has reached a settlement with Ferrari about the team’s technical investigations into the team’s 2019 power unit. Details of the agreement have not been released but Reuters reported that the governing FIA said both parties had agreed to “a number of technical… Continue reading F1 rulers make deal over Ferrari’s F1 ‘power unit’

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First look for clients as Ferrari launches new Roma

ROME, Italy – The Ferrari Roma has been revealed during a dedicated client event held here in Italy’s iconic capital. The new mid-front engined 2+2 coupé is said to have refined proportions and timeless design ”combined with unparalleled performance and handling”. The automaker told The Corner in a media release: ”The Ferrari Roma is not… Continue reading First look for clients as Ferrari launches new Roma

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Hamilton on top for German GP – black day for Ferrari

HOCKENHEIM, Germany – Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton has put Mercedes on pole position for the brand’s 200th race, the German GP while Ferrari took a pasting from engine problems. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will share the front row while Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas will start third but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will start stone last… Continue reading Hamilton on top for German GP – black day for Ferrari

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Ferrari F8 Tributo: Celebration of spotted-cat excellence now in SA

‘Best eight-cylinder in the world’… and 340km/h from the 536kW V8 turbo First model in a proposed new line of bodies JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta that pays homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history is now available in South Africa: The car, the Italian automaker says, ”represents the highest… Continue reading Ferrari F8 Tributo: Celebration of spotted-cat excellence now in SA

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Ferrari at last: Vettel takes pole for Canadian F1 GP

MONTREAL, Canada – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has claimed pole position for the start of the 2019 Canadian F1 GP for the second time in as many years despite Mercedes Lewis Hamilton topping the times for most of the session. Vettel won pole in Canada in 2018  and his start slot will perhaps give his team… Continue reading Ferrari at last: Vettel takes pole for Canadian F1 GP