Ferrari News

  • 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo

    The Ferrari 488 GTB says so long this year to make room for its successor, the F8 Tributo. In a pair of new videos, fans of the Prancing Horse can be acclimated with some of the changes made to the supercar before it hits the streets. Up first, performance. The engine is still a traditional V-8 ridden by a pair of turbochargers. The F8 Tributo has the highest-output Ferrari V-8 ever with 710 horsepower on tap. It will take just 2.9 seconds to go from 0-62 mph and the top speed sits at 211 mph. Even better, the F8 Tributo is lighter compared to the 488 by some 88 pounds. The weight savings...

  • 2019 Ferrari SF90 Formula 1 car in 90th anniversary livery
    Ferrari's F1 car to don 90th anniversary livery for 2019 Australian Grand Prix

    Ferrari as an automaker celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2017, but its race team, Scuderia Ferrari, is much older. In fact, this year marks the 90th anniversary of Ferrari's racing endeavours. To celebrate, Ferrari will race in this Sunday's 2019 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix using a special...

  • New Stratos
    New Stratos arrives in production guise, classic livery at 2019 Geneva auto show

    First unveiled in 2010, the New Stratos brought one of the most iconic rally car designs into the modern era. The project was the dream of Michael Stoschek, a German billionaire with a love of rally cars of the original Lancia Statos' era. He commissioned Pininfarina to build the modern car, which...

  • Ferrari F8 Tributo
    710-horsepower Ferrari F8 Tributo arrives to replace the 488

    Ferrari on Tuesday pulled the covers off the F8 Tributo at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Prancing Horse's newest mid-engine marvel and a celebration of the marque's legendary 8-cylinder lineage. The car is the replacement for the 488 GTB and essentially the same package as the more...

  • 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo
    F8 Tributo first of 5 new Ferraris due in 2019

    Ferrari on Thursday unveiled the replacement for the 488 GTB in the form of the stunning F8 Tributo. It's the first of five new models the Italian firm has planned for 2019. “Five will come in 2019, which is probably the biggest effort,” Ferrari marketing chief Enrico Galliera told...

  • Ferrari SF90 F1 race car
    Mercedes, Ferrari declined to participate in Formula 1 Netflix docuseries

    The upcoming Netflix docuseries titled "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" will be without the two star teams that helped define last season. According to a new report, Mercedes-AMG and Ferrari both declined to be involved in the docuseries. The Telegraph reported Sunday that the crew behind the...

  • Ferrari 250 TR tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage

    A lack of funds didn't stop this passionate Ferrari fan from owning the 250 Testa Rossa of his dreams. Since actual examples cost a minimum of $30 million, he simply went and built his own. The owner is Peter Giacobbi, and this is his labor of love on a new episode of Jay Leno's Garage: a 1959 Ferrari 250 TR tribute car. It may be the most exacting tribute car we have ever seen. Giacobbi explains everything is Ferrari-sourced down to the same nuts and bolts the Italian firm used to build the original 250 TR models. As his story goes, Giacobbi was told of a warehouse in Italy that housed...

  • Ferrari J50 celebrates 50 years of Ferrari in Japan
    One of ten Ferrari J50 special-edition cars surfaces for sale

    Search for change and refinance the mortgage because one of ten Ferrari J50 models has surfaced for sale. The special-edition car was built by the Ferrari Special Projects Team, which handles the firm's more extraordinary limited-run cars. Specifically, the J50 came to life to celebrate Ferrari...

  • Ferrari 308 GTS with V-12 swap and Testarossa heads
    Blood, sweat, and 11 years: Man fits custom V-12 into Ferrari 308

    What one Ferrari owner thought would be a simple swap turned out to be an 11-year project that continues today. Grassroots Motorsports forum user Mke detailed his lengthy battle to swap a V-12 engine into his Ferrari 308 GTS, which Road & Track reported this past January. It's not the first...

  • 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB
    Hybrid V-8 Ferrari supercar reportedly set to debut this year

    We've known Ferrari has a hybrid V-8 in the pipeline. According to a new report, the engine will debut in a new supercar later this year. Automotive News Europe (subscription required) reported Friday that Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri confirmed the hybrid supercar will bow sometime this year. It...

  • Ferrari LaFerrari replica in Malaysia
    Balling on a budget: Steel LaFerrari replica shows up in Malaysia

    We're normally not a fan of replicas, but we give the owner of the Ferrari LaFerrari credit for not exactly hiding its pseudo-supercar upbringing. GTSpirit first spotted this LaFerrari replica, which showed up at a car meet somewhere in Malaysia. And it's made entirely from steel, apparently. The...

  • Ferrari Monza SP1
    Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 look wild on the road

    Ferrari turned back the clock to find inspiration for its latest specialty models, the Monza SP1 and Monza SP2. Now, the Italian automaker has given us a look at their road presence in a new video. The brief clip shows both the single-seater SP1 and two-seater SP2 racing through winding roads in an...

  • 2016 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

    After failing to sell at auction, the owner of this 2016 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta is still keen to offload the exclusive supercar. The limited-run variant of Ferrari's most-recent halo car, which also helped the company celebrate its 70th birthday, failed to meet its reserve at the 2019 Mecum Kissimmee (Florida) auction last month. Now, the car has been posted via Mecum as part of its "The Bid Goes On" program. Any buyer can purchase the car as it stands for the low, low price of $7 million. The seller will also consider best offers, car-for-car, or car-for-collection trades. Ferrari only...

  • 2011 Ferrari SP30 heading to auction, via RM Sothby's
    Ferrari SP30 Special Projects car heads to auction

    This could be the first time a Ferrari Special Projects car will cross the auction block, and that should make it a high-bid piece of machinery. The car is the Ferrari SP30, a one-off model that originally made the rounds as the Ferrari SP Arya before it was given the SP30 name. According to the...

  • 1987 Ferrari F40 LM
    1987 Ferrari F40 LM headed to auction block

    It's hard to top the Ferrari F40, but the F40 LM race car headed to the RM Sotheby's Paris auction in February makes a convincing effort. This particular F40 LM has an interesting history. It was originally built as a pre-production car but was sold to former Le Mans and IMSA driver Rene Herzog in...

  • Mick Schumacher, son of Michael Schumacher
    Mick Schumacher joins Ferrari Driver Academy

    Mick Schumacher, the son of legendary Formula 1 racer Michael Schumacher, has made a move that would make his father quite proud, we imagine. The Ferrari Driver Academy announced it had signed a contract with the young racer on Monday. Schumacher, 19, has quickly become a force in the motorsport...

  • 2018 Ferrari 488 GTE race car with livery depicting all stages of Club Competizioni GT
    Ferrari's Club Competizioni GT will see F40s and F50s on the track with the 488

    Ferrari used the 2019 Autosport International motorsport meet in the United Kingdom last week to announce the launch of the new Club Competizioni GT program. Similar to the existing Corse Clienti program, which organizes track days for owners of Ferrari's historic Formula 1 race cars, Club...

  • Niels van Roij Design Ferrari 550 Maranello-based Breadvan homage model
    Freshly baked: Firm plans to deliver Ferrari Breadvan homage

    Ferrari was never in the business of baking, but dedicated fans will recall the Breadvan name. The vintage example is in for a redo thanks to Niels van Roij Design, which announced January 4 that it plans to build an homage to the iconic model. The Dutch firm, which has previously designed a Tesla...

  • Mattia Binotto

    Ferrari on Monday named Mattia Binotto as the new head of its Formula 1 team. Binotto, who was previously the team's chief technical officer, replaces Maurizio Arrivabene in the team principal role. "The decision was taken together with the company’s top management after lengthy discussions related to Maurizio’s long-term personal interests as well as those of the team itself,” Ferrari said in a statement. Arrivabene, a former Philip Morris executive, has been running the F1 team since late 2014. He managed to increase performance during that time but failed to capitalize on...

  • Michael 50 - Michael Schumacher exhibition at the Ferrari Museum
    Ferrari special exhibition marks Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday

    The Ferrari Museum has honored Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher with a special exhibition to mark his 50th birthday. Opening Thursday, the day of Schumacher's birthday, the exhibition is filled with memorable events and artifacts from the seven-time world champion's tenure as a Ferrari driver...

  • 1956 Ferrari 290 MM bearing chassis number 0628
    Ferrari 290 MM raced by Fangio, Hill and Moss sells for $22M at auction

    RM Sotheby's closed its final auction of the year with a high-profile Ferrari. A 1956 Ferrari 290 MM shattered into the record books with a hammer price of $22 million. With the sale price, it becomes one of the top 10 most valuable cars ever sold at auction. The particular car, chassis number...

  • 1984 Ferrari 308 GTB on Jay Leno's Garage
    1984 Ferrari 308 GTB pops into Jay Leno's Garage

    The 1980s weren't exactly a high point for sports cars, but the decade still birthed some desirable pieces of machinery. Case in point: the Ferrari 308 GTB, which remains one of the most affordable ways to own a Ferrari today. A 1984 model was the latest vehicle to stop into Jay Leno's Garage, and...

  • Ferrari SP3JC
    Ferrari builds bespoke SP3JC roadster on bones of F12 tdf

    The most loyal of loyal Ferrari customers are sometimes provided the opportunity to commission their own coach-built Prancing Horse via a program known as Special Projects. There have been some real beauties over the years, such as 2016's 458 MM Speciale, as well as some oddball creations that...

  • Ferrari F40 Tribute by Samir Sadikhov
    Designer Samir Sadikhov envisions a modern Ferrari F40

    Ferrari's F40 is without doubt an icon. Its wedge shape and pop-up lights perfectly encapsulate automotive design of the 1980s, when it was launched, and unlike many cars of the era, there's performance on hand to back up the looks. The F40 was also the last vehicle to earn the personal stamp of...

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