...A $3,700 gas-guzzler tax is due upon purchase. The rear-wheel-drive car comes with a six-speed manual transmission with a gate shifter and twin-plate clutch in the base coupe, and a Formula 1-style six-speed automated manual in the F1A. The F1-SuperFast gearbox can be controlled with steering-wheel shift paddles. Ferrari claims gearshift times as low as 100 milliseconds, with the fastest shifts occurring during sportier driving, depending on accelerator position and engine rpm. Although Ferrari offers a launch-control feature overseas, it's not offered in North America. A limited-slip...
...It’s governed by the manettino (little manager) knob on the steering wheel, which changes the settings for the dynamic control system – suspension, traction control and gearbox alike. Simply, it modulates power delivery to the wheels for optimal traction, and Ferrari claims a 20% increase in acceleration out of turns. Choose between “Normal,” “Sport” and “Race” modes, offering increasingly insane levels of performance with regard to rev holding, shift times and suspension settings. Or there's the only-for-immortals option of turning F1-Trac off, which has led to a crash for at...
The 2012 Detroit Auto Show is approaching, and the carmakers are showing their wares ahead of time. The latest to join the show is the 2013 Dodge Dart, born of Alfa Romeo... December 6, 2011 by Nelson Ireson
Ferrari's idea of what makes a supercar has changed dramatically over the years, with the two cars in this video at the polar extremes: the raw, race-ready F40 and the... September 29, 2011 by Nelson Ireson
Now here’s the kind of news that makes our day; Ferrari enthusiasts using the spectacle of exotic and vintage supercars to raise awareness and funds for worthy... July 15, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Ferrari already has its One-to-One customization program and for the right price will build you a completely new body under its Ferrari Design division, but now the automaker... July 14, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Remember the Ferrari 575M Superamerica? The one based on the 575M Maranello but with a cool folding hard-top that simply flipped over? Well, Ferrari has built another exotic... May 22, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran