A new museum dedicated to Enzo Ferrari, the legend behind the prancing horse, opened in Modena March 10. Formerly Ferrari’s house, the new Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari museum is something of a sister project to the established Museo Ferrari at Maranello and is likely to attract motor racing fans from all over the world.
Ferrari has unveiled the fastest road-car it has ever produced, ahead of the vehicle’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show (March 8-18) The F12 Berlinetta can streak from 0-100km/h in 3.1 seconds and continue up to 200km/h in just 8.5 seconds, thanks to a host of powertrain and design changes.
Ferrari has confirmed the revised 2012 California convertible will get more power, a lower body weight and a new optional handling package. The model will be about 30kg lighter and will deliver an additional 30 HP. Both the exterior and interior will also be improved. The changes in weight and power have cut the car’s zero-to-62 [...]
An extremely rare Ferrari 250 GTO which had a £6,000 price tag when it was manufactured in 1963 has been sold for more than £20m ($31m). This 1963 model – number 5095 – is believed to have been sold by British businessman Jon Hunt, who bought it in 2008 for a then world record £15.7million. [...]