Rumormill: Ferrari 458 Spider to go hard-top?

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These interwebs are full or rumor and conjecture. The juiciest tidbits we publish here for your consideration and amusement. The latest? That the upcoming roadster version of the Ferrari 458 Italia will receive a retractable hard top.

Now if you’re thinking – given the “unavoidable” extra weight – that a hard top on a performance exotic makes about as much sense as a screen door on a proverbial submarine, we dare to challenge that assumption.…

The Ferrari California Driving Experience at Infineon Raceway

Ferrari Beverly Hills and Ferrari North America, introduce new Ferrari fans to Driving the Ferrari California at Infineon Raceway. These special guest had their chance not only to drive the Ferrari California on a race track, but also got to see how comfortable and drivable the Ferrari California is on the spectacular roads of California wine country.…

Marx Brothers’ 1927 Mercedes-Benz S Boattail Speedster headed to auction

Filed under: Classics, Auctions, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari

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Marx Brothers’ 1927 Mercedes-Benz S Boattail Speedster – Click above for high-res image gallery

It may look glamorous to outsiders, but life as a Hollywood mogul can get a little monotonous. Hence, it comes as little surprise when we hear of celebrities making all manner of crazy wagers.…

Thrustmaster’s latest gaming rig is the next best thing to a Ferrari 430 Scuderia [w/video]

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69d8acd098cokpit Thrustmasters latest gaming rig is the next best thing to a Ferrari 430 Scuderia [w/video]

Thurstmaster Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 Scuderia Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery

Looking for that ultimate gaming setup for playing Gran Turismo? Short of a full cockpit installed in your living room, this could very well be it.

The Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 Scuderia Edition from Thurstmaster incorporates an 11-inch steering wheel (a 70% scale replica of the 430 Scuderia‘s) mounted on an adjustable metal column affixed to a base with twin metal pedals.…

The new NART? Ferrari chairman hints at proxy American F1 team

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NART Ferrari 308 – Click here to view additional sizes on indianadinos’ Flickr stream

Ferrari aficionados will fondly remember the letters NART. The North American Racing Team was created by Ferrari’s American importer Luigi Chinetti, and campaigned Maranello’s thoroughbreds at premier endurance sports car races like Daytona, Sebring and Le Mans.…

Ferrari 458 Italia Sound

Video of nice yellow Ferrari 458 Italia starting up and accelerating hard. If you like the video don’t forget to Comment and Subscribe.more great videos are coming soon!! The 458 Italia is powered by 4499 cc (4.499 L; 274.5 cu in) V8 engine derived from a shared Ferrari/Maserati design, producing 570 PS (420 kW; 560 hp) at 9000 rpm (redline) and 540 Nm (400 lb·ft) at 6000 rpm with 80% torque available at 3250 rpm.The engine features direct fuel injection, a first for Ferrari mid-rear engine setups in its road cars.…

Find of the Day: Jean Alesi’s 1991 Scuderia Ferrari 642 [w/video]

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1991 Scuderia Ferrari 642, ex-Jean Alesi – Click above for image gallery

As motorists are confronted with constricting regulations and fewer places to unleash their sportscars, track-day cars are becoming a bigger deal by the day. But if you’re going to take to the track, why limit yourself to something street legal?…