Ferrari News

  • 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO - Image via Mecum Auctions

    German authorities successfully located a stolen Ferrari 288 GTO after a man posed as the car's buyer then stole it. On Monday, the suspected thief showed up posing as a potential buyer for the car in the German city of Duesseldorf. After the seller agreed to let him drive the car, the two exited the car to swap seats. However, when the thief got in the driver's seat, he sped off and left the seller on the side of the road. Not only is the Ferrari 288 GTO a prized car from the Italian marque, but this particular car is even more special, DW reported Thursday. Eddie Irvine, a former Formula...

  • Michael Schumacher
    Michael Schumacher documentary debuts in December

    A new documentary will tell the story of history's greatest Formula One driver: Michael Schumacher. The documentary, called simply "Schumacher," is set for release in Europe this December before it debuts in the U.S. in early 2020, Motorsport Magazine reported Tuesday. Before then, the report cites...

  • Ferrari 812 Superfast, 2017 Geneva Motor Show
    New 986-horsepower Ferrari to debut May 31

    An invitation to the debut of the Ferrari supercar appears to spill details on its power output. Posted to Ferrari Chat by user ppg70, the invite claims Ferrari will show a "Super Ferrari" with 986 horsepower on May 31. We expect it to be a hybrid. The invitation appears to be real, and is written...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo
    Maseratis won't be powered by Ferrari engines much longer

    One of the most compelling reasons to buy a modern Maserati is that its engine is built by Ferrari. That won't be the case for long, though. Maserati won't renew its engine supply deal with Ferrari once the current contract expires, Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri revealed on Tuesday during a first...

  • Ferrari F8 Tributo
    Ferrari hybrid supercar to debut in May

    Ferrari's F8 Tributo supercar unveiled during March's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show is just the first of five new models the Italian firm plans to launch this year. The second will be a hybrid supercar set for a debut toward the end of May at Ferrari's Maranello headquarters, CEO Louis...

  • Ford GT40 1-2-3 finish at 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans
    Ford vs Ferrari film set for November debut

    The historic Ford versus Ferrari rivalry is set to come to a theater near you later this year. Disney announced Tuesday that "Ford v. Ferrari" will release in theaters across the United States this November. The film, which has been in progress since the beginning of this decade, will focus on the...

  • Jay Kay's green Ferrari LaFerrari for sale

    If owning a red Ferrari is far too cliche, how does a highlighter green example sound? This bright green Ferrari LaFerrari currently resides in the garage of Jay Kay, the frontman of the British jazz-funk band Jamiroquai. The singer made a splash in 2014 when he revealed the oddly painted LaFerrari, which earned the appropriate nickname "Kermit Green." Jay Kay also previously called the green "Italian flag green." According to a report published Tuesday by Motor1, which first spotted the LaFerrari for sale via Joe Macari Performance Cars London, the singer intended to make a statement with...

  • Ferrari maintenance
    Ferrari launches its own maintenance program complete with certification

    Values are soaring for many Ferraris, including modern examples, and the Italian brand is launching a new program that could potentially add further value when it comes time to sell. Ferrari last week announced the Ferrari Premium program, an official maintenance program complete with a certificate...

  • Ferrari FXX K Evo
    Track-only Ferrari models to invade Laguna Seca for Ferrari Racing Days

    Ferrari fans should pack their bags for WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this May as the Ferrari Racing Days will storm the track. Fans will be able to see some of the most sought-after Ferrari production cars duke it out on the track. The Italian firm announced Thursday that the Ferrari Racing Days...

  • Casil Motors Ferrari 328 BB3X8
    Casil Motors to give Ferrari 328 a modern makeover

    Casil Motors is taking on the resto-mod trend with an Italian flavor. The Las Vegas-based company announced it will transform 30 Ferrari 328 models into what it calls the BB3X8. The final product looks like something out of a video game with a widebody kit and flared wheel arches. Casil said the...

  • Mick Schumacher enjoys first taste of F1 during Ferrari test session in Bahrain - April 02, 2019
    Mick Schumacher tests for Ferrari in his first taste of F1

    On Tuesday, a Schumacher hopped behind the wheel of a Ferrari Formula 1 race car once again. This time it was Mick Schumacher, the son of the most-decorated F1 driver of all time, Michael Schumacher, but he wasn't actually racing. Ferrari chose Mick to participate during official F1 testing at the...

  • 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO on Jay Leno's Garage
    David Lee brings a Ferrari 288 GTO to Jay Leno's Garage

    David Lee, one of the best-known Ferrari collectors in the United States, brought a very special car to Jay Leno Garage for the latest episode: a 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO. The 1985 288 GTO was never sold in the U.S., which made it the most difficult car for Lee to purchase so far, he told Leno. Lee is...

  • Ferrari P80/C

    Ferrari no longer competes at the highest levels of sports car racing, though some of the company's most famous cars today were sports prototypes that dominated at events like the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring. We're talking cars like the 250 P and utterly gorgeous 330 P3/P4 of the 1960s. If you've ever wondered what a modern successor to those cars might look like, wonder no more as Ferrari's newest Special Projects car has been developed with the single goal of creating a Ferrari prototype racer for the modern era. It's called the P80/C, a one-off supercar designed for the...

  • 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo
    Dive into the aerodynamics and performance of the 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...

  • 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

    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 docuseries have shamed both teams for letting down fans of the motorsport. The 2018 season came down to a championship battle between Mercedes and Ferrari as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel duked it out on the track for the top spot. Eventually, Hamilton walked away victorious. Without either of the...

  • Ferrari 250 TR tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage
    Ferrari 250 TR tribute car nails the details 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 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...

  • 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...

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