Ferrari announced Wednesday it had recalled all versions of its model 458 Italia sports car produced before July 2010 after four of them caught fire. “Our dealers are going to call clients and tell them to bring back their cars so that the necessary modifications can be carried out,” a spokesman told AFP. The recall … Continued
Gurcharn Sahota, a 30-year-old accountancy graduate, is offering the world’s most expensive car wash service in the UK â€“ charging up to Â£7,200 per vehicle. Mr Sahota, who lives with his parents in Derbyshire, has converted their double garage into a hi-tech workshop. He has lined the walls and floor of the double unit with … Continued
The Ferrari Store of New York has officially opened its doors, unveiling a retail space offering an array of branded apparel and lifestyle products. The 200 square metres space is dedicated to the Ferrari Store, sitting next to the Ferrari Showroom. The New York store is the 37th store worldwide to open. It is situated … Continued
Sasha Selipanov from Berlin, Germany, aka the Angry Car Designer, has unveiled some renderings of what could be the Ferrari 612 GTO Concept. The car boasts an aggressive appearance that borrows styling elements from the 458 Italia, 250 GTO, Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, and Aston Martin One-77.
Over 600 Ferraris converged on Japanâ€™s Fuji Speedway in the shadow of the famed mountain recently for the 2010 Ferrari Festival of Japan. The event was organized by the Japanese branch of the famed auto marque in conjunction with the Corse Clienti department from Italian HQ. Many of the owners took their vehicles to the … Continued
Ferrariâ€™s next new model will be a 599 roadster, Ferrari chairman Luca de Montezemolo told journalists in London last night. “A lot of our clients are saying they want an open, 12-cylinder car with very sporty performance. At Pebble Beach, we will present this car,” he said. The Ferrari 599 Roadster will be the first … Continued
Acer’s latest entry in the smartphone category is a special edition fiery red Android-powered Ferrari-branded device.
As you probably know the Italian supercar maker has entered the entertainment business by building the Ferrari World Theme Park in Abu Dhabi. Among the twenty or so rides and attractions featured at the park will be the GT roller coaster and this here is the first photograph of the car. Each coaster vehicle in … Continued
The Ferrari 599 GTO, the company’s fastest ever road-going car and is reported to have already sold out. The 12-cylinder Berlinetta, made its first public outing last night at the Ducal Palace military academy in nearby Modena. There it was unveiled to a crowd of 500 customers by the company’s top brass, including chairman Luca … Continued
In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUOâ€™s top posts for the week of April 5-12. 1 – Louis Vuitton Parent LVMH to Launch Luxury Hotels Luxury goods giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Thursday said it is creating a high-end hotel management business that will be branded Cheval … Continued
Ferrari has launched an online configurator for the 599 GTO, ahead of the car’s unveiling at the Beijing Motor Show. Ferrari has prepared a very comprehensive list of options. Take colors, for instance: the carmaker is offering no less than 26 colors, including metallic, non-metallic and 1950s-1960s colors. The wide choice of colors can be … Continued
Ferrari have released the Ferrari 599 GTO their fastest road car ever based on the 599 GTB Fiorano. The 599 GTO takes its name from the legendary 250 GTO made in the early 1960â€™s and the GTO stands for Gran Turismo Omologato. The car is powered by the same six liter V12 engine as the … Continued
Originally created for the Ferrari F360 Challenge car by OMP, the luxury chair has been officially crafted to a custom-made carbon fiber office chair frame. All seats feature smooth black Connolly leather with dark grey stitching and have fully adjustable arm rests, seat height, and tilt. What is more, you also have the choice of … Continued
Legendary Cuban Cigar maker Cohiba has teamed up with Ferrari to make a portable in car Humidor, specifically designed for the Ferrari F430 and 599 GTB. The humidor requires no installation and costs $885 and comes complete with a dozen Siglo VI Cuban cigars.
An extremely rare example of Ferrari’s legendary 250 GTO from 1963 is being offered for private treaty sale by RM Auctions. The car, chassis no. 4675 GT, is one of only 36 250 GTOs originally produced and one of a limited few with Series II GTO bodywork. “The Ferrari GTO is unquestionably one of the … Continued
Ferrari is expected to reveal a hybrid version of the 599 GTB during the 2010 Geneva International Motor Show in March. The car should use a system based on lithium-ion batteries and an electric motor, both of which are respectively placed on either side of the rear transaxle. Overall a reduction of about 35% in … Continued
This Blackbird Rider Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar is the brainchild of Joe Luttwak, a designer who spent some time working for Ferrari in Maranello. Based on Blackbird Guitars’ high-performance Rider travel guitar, it is the first instrument fit for the Ferrari namesake. The Ferrari version of the carbon fiber guitar sports a red A string, … Continued
A one-off Ferrari on which we reported last month has been auctioned off for $1.77 million, including taxes. The Ferrari 599 China was snapped up by an anonymous, silent auction participant based in Shanghai. The one-off Fiorano was hand painted by Chinese artist Lu Hao with a pattern reminiscent of the sought-after Ge Liln porcelain … Continued
If you happened to watch this weekend’s Formula 1 race set in Abu Dhabi, you may have seen a giant red structure with a huge Ferrari emblem on the roof. It’s called Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and as you can guess, is an engineering and architectural masterpiece dedicated to the wondrous world of all things … Continued
To pay homage to the Ferrari F430, German tuners Novitec Rosso took a 430 Scuderia and made it into quite a beast. With the help of Bi-compressor power output is increased to an impressive 747 horsepower (hence the name). A special two-tone matte paint job, a host of interior modifications and new rolling stock mounted … Continued