Ferrari 125 S

  • 1947 Ferrari 125 S and 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

    It was on March 12, 1947 that the first car to wear the now famous Ferrari badge was fired up and driven out of the factory in Maranello, Italy. On Sunday, exactly 70 years later, Ferrari kicked off its official celebrations for this milestone anniversary with a reenactment of that historic day. Ferrari’s first car was the 125 S bearing chassis number 01C. It wasn’t the first car from Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari, however. That honor goes to the 1940 Auto Avio Costruzioni 815. As for the 125 S, the car lacked a body for its initial test drive but just two months later it would be...

  • 1947 Ferrari 125 S bearing chassis 01C - Ferrari's first car
    Very first Ferrari headed to Palm Springs

    After being hidden away for more than 20 years, the very first Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] ever built will be set on display at the inaugural Desert Classic Concours d'Elegance in Palm Springs, California. This will also be the first time that the car, marked chassis number 01C, will be on display on the...

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