CLASSIC FERRARI

The 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Boano: driven by style

The 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Boano was Maranello’s first serially manufactured car, with a total of 80 made. It was born in the Ferrari...

The victories and tragedies of the Ferrari 335 S

The Ferrari 335 S was born in the second half of the 1950s, when the engines of the historical Mille Miglia made the hearts...

The Ferrari 625 Trc Spider: winning beauty

Only two Ferrari 625 Trc Spider Scaglietti were manufactured in 1957. These two examples of breathtaking beauty are some of the most gorgeous cars ever...

Ferrari 166 MM Touring “barchetta”: ready to fly

The Ferrari 166 MM Touring “barchetta” was manufactured by the Maranello-based company between 1948 and 1953. The MM in the name stands for “Mille Miglia”, the...

The 275 Ferrari GTB/2 “nez long”: a nose for good looks

Here is a 1966 275 Ferrari GTB/2 (the “B” stands for Berlinetta). The first model in the 275 GTB series had been manufactured by...

The Ferrari 250 MM Berlinetta: small details for a great car

Ferrari presented the 250 Mille Miglia (MM) Berlinetta, designed by Pininfarina, at the 1953 Geneva Motor Show. The same year, 13 were made and...

The Ferrari 250GT California Spider: something exciting

In “Shadow Man”, the young American writer Cody McFayden has one of the characters declare his love for California sun: That dry, hot, no-clouds,...

Ferrari 250 Europa Coupé, power and elegance

The dashboard peers out from behind the metal spokes of the large wooden steering wheel; the seats are covered in black leather; the windows...

Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta: Oblin’s version

Various designers and mechanics tried their hand at “dressing” the Ferrari 166 MM between 1948 and 1953. Only 46 of this race sports car born...

The Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet: a revolution in Maranello

The Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet was presented at the 1956 International Geneva Motor Show. Its first series was fitted with a Boano body, and...

The Ferrari 750 Monza Spider Scaglietti, the work of an artist-tinsmith

The Ferrari 750 Monza Spider is one of the wonders created by an artist who according to legend was able, in just a few...

The Ferrari 400 Superamerica, unsurpassed beauty

The Ferrari 400 Superamerica, here in its aerodynamic coupé version, is a gem created by Pininfarina in 1962. Only six were made, for the exclusive...

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