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Ferrari 599 China Edition Auctioned in Beijing

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 of the Song Dynasty.
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

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 Ferrari.

Ferrari World is set to be the world’s largest indoor theme park and the first ever Ferrari theme park in the world when it opens in 2010.
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Novitec Rosso Ferrari 430 Scuderia 747HP Edizione

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 to an upgraded suspension round out the package.
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“458 Italia” Official movie

Ferrari has launched a new video about 485 Italia model, now at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Ferrari 458 Italia is a stunning car, the result of an uncompromising design approach that integrates styling and aerodynamic requirements.

The design features compact, aerodynamic lines, underscoring the concepts of performance-oriented efficiency that inspired the project.
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The Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari”

The Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari” makes its world debut at Frankfurt.

This new performance version of the Abarth 500 confirms the link between Abarth and Ferrari based on shared values that include a passion for performance, a racing soul, attention to detail and Italian style.

Abarth and Ferrari are two great names that have contributed, with conviction and dedication, to the legend of Italian racing that is known around the world.
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Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Camouflage

Every year the French city of Cannes attracts supercars from all over Europe and the Middle East.

This time a camouflage wrapped Ferrari 599 GTB cheers up the famous Croisette boulevard in the mondaine seaside town.

According to the dictionary, camouflaging something means to cover or paint it in order to make it blend in with its surroundings…
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Ferrari 458 Italia Revealed

Finally we can see the first pictures of new stunning Ferrari’s 458 Italia, released ahead of the official reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

The 458 Italia is the latest incarnation of the mid-rear engined berlinetta.

The new model is a synthesis of style, creative flair, passion and cutting-edge technology, characteristics for which Italy as a nation is well-known.
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Buy House, Get Ferrari F430 Free!

A few months ago, when an old Brit man decided to sell his ancestral home, he hit upon a creative idea which brought him instant success.

He put up a sign advertising the sale of a teddy bear for 50,000 pounds which would also give the buyer a free house!

Property developer Duncan Jones, 28, attempted a similar stunt but this is unfortunately not working for him.
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Ferrari F430 by ASI

The Japanese tuners from ASI
have released the ASI Ferrari F430 body kit and announced various other carbon fiber body parts for the Italian supercar.

The ASI Ferrari sports a unique body kit
that consists of a new front bumper, aggressive side skirts and a bold rear bumper.

Although the parts were styled to provide similar aerodynamic performance to the components they replace, the ASI pieces weigh 27kg (59 lbs) less.
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Edo Competition Ferrari California

Having been introduced to the world at the Paris Motor Show last October, the Ferrari California Spider can now be admired on our roads, too.

For those who wish to further personalize the appearance and performance of this exceptional sports car, Edo Competition is now offering very special accessories.

Newly-developed wheel/tire sets in 20 and 21 inches are guaranteed to draw amazed looks from passers- by. The wheels are available in several attractive designs.
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Ferrari to auction off special F430 for Abruzzo earthquake relief

Ferrari has announced that it will offering a very special car at the RM Auction due to be held this coming Sunday.

The car, the very last F430 to leave the production line towards the end of this year, will be auctioned to raise funds for rebuilding in Abruzzo, central Italy, which was devastated by the earthquake on the 6th of April.

The F430 will feature a special two-tone livery which recalls the traditional colours of Aquila, the city most hit, and will be consigned with a certificate signed by Ferrari Chairman, Luca di Montezemolo.
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First Ferrari Store opens in London

Ferrari Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen has officially opened the UK’s first Ferrari Store at 193-197 Regent Street in the heart of London.

Räikkönen was then treated to a specially arranged drive-by from some of the greatest Ferraris ever made. Legendary models taking part included a Daytona, F40, F50 and Enzo.

Stocking everything from Ferrari baseball caps and mountain bikes, through to carbon-fibre humidors, there’s something for every car nut.

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Riding the wave with Ferrari

Surf fans and anyone who is in love with the power of the ocean will have to wait approximately three months for being able to use the new table 7′ 2′ ‘ Scuderia Spider 16M, designed by Ferrari.

In fact, it will be available worldwide from summer 2009. Inspired by last GT Ferrari model, presented at the Motor Show 2008 in Italy,  he new collection is a limited edition of 499 units only, as the car too.

Scuderia Spider 16M features the Italian flag along with the Ferrari logo. Its design is the result of meticulous study and constant development in all the facets, to impart same emotion that defines Ferrari cars.
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2009 Geneva Motor Show

Another selection of the most powerful and luxury cars presented at Geneva Motor Show.

The Ferrari 599XX is a concept based on the 599 GTB Fiorano, that features new most advanced technologies resulting from Ferrari’s road-going and F1 research.

Many of the technological solutions it carries are being used for the first time and have been developed exclusively for this special car. Particular attention was paid to cutting the weight of the engine unit components.

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1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa to break the world record auction price

At the “Ferrari Leggenda e Passione”, an exclusive event held annually in Maranello, Italy, during the Mille Miglia, this year on May 17, RM/Sothebys auction will present the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa race car.

This masterpiece of design and engineering is expected to break the world record for the most expensive vintage motor car ever to be sold at auction.

The record is currently held by a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder which was sold for USD 10,894,400 (€7,040,000, £5,598,208 GBP) at least year’s Ferrari Leggenda e Passione, on May 18, 2008.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Crashes His Ferrari Into Tunnel Wall

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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Manchester United, crashed his Ferrari on his way to work on Thursday morning.

The incident happened at 10.20am close to his luxury home in Cheshire as he was driving his $380,000 Ferrari 599 GTB through a tunnel, under Manchester Airport.

Impact was so great that the front of the supercar was completely demolished, the windscreen shattered, the left wing mirror torn off and the rear tyre completely flat. The impact caused the car to lose a front wheel and it then ricocheted off the wall before coming to a stop.

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