Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta

Ferrari has unveiled the one-off P540 Superfast Aperta. Created by the company’s Special Projects division, for American Edward Walson (the son of the man who invented cable television), the Aperta was inspired by the Carrozzeria Fantuzzi-designed Ferrari which appeared in the movie Toby Dammit. According to Ferrari, “The car was designed by Pininfarina and built in Maranello, and the client … Continua a leggere

Ferrari F430 Scuderia

Serving as the successor to the Challenge Stradale, the 430 Scuderia (scuderia meaning “stable of horses”, but also used in the context of motor racing teams, including Ferrari’s own) was unveiled by Michael Schumacher at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show.  Aimed to compete with cars like the Porsche RS-models and the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera (superleggera meaning super light weight), it … Continua a leggere

Ferrari F430 Challenge

The Ferrari F430 Challenge is a production-based race car built by Ferrari. The car is directly based on the standard F430 and uses the same 4.3L V8 engine. It was introduced at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show, and is built to compete in the Ferrari Challenge series, replacing the 360 Challenge in that regard. The F430 Challenge is based completely … Continua a leggere

Ferrari F430 – Ferrari F430 Spider

The Ferrari F430 is a sports car produced by the Italian automaker Ferrari from 2004 to 2009, as a successor to the 360. It debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show. European left-hand drive sales began in November 2004, but right-hand drive sales did not start until Spring 2005, and the North American market did not get the F430 until … Continua a leggere

Ferrari 458 Italia – Frankfurt Motor Show

The new Ferrari 458 Italia is a synthesis of style, creative flair, passion and cutting-edge technology, characteristics for which Italy as a nation is well-known. For this reason Ferrari chose to add the name of its homeland to the traditional figure representing the displacement and number of cylinders. The Ferrari 458 Italia is a completely new car from every point … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo Brera

The Alfa Romeo Brera is a sports car produced by the Italian automaker Alfa Romeo since 2005. The Spider roadster has been produced since 2006. Both cars are manufactured by Pininfarina. The Brera originally appeared as a concept car at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show. It was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro at Italdesign Giugiaro. The concept version was powered with … Continua a leggere

Orca C 113

It’s many automotive enthusiast’s dream to construct a supercar of their own design, but there are only a few of us who actually go ahead and do it. Most of these attempts result in stunning one-offs, but only a very few hit production. One of these rare successes is Pagani, but there could very well be a new addition to … Continua a leggere

De Tomaso Pantera

The Pantera was a sports car produced by the De Tomaso car company of Italy from 1971 through 1991, the last one delivered to a customer in 1992. The word “Pantera” is Italian for “Panther”. The car was designed by Tom Tjaarda and replaced the De Tomaso Mangusta. Unlike the Mangusta, which employed a steel backbone chassis, the Pantera was … Continua a leggere

Lamborghini Countach

The Lamborghini Countach was a mid-engined sports car produced by Italian automaker Lamborghini from 1974 to 1989. Its design both pioneered and popularized the wedge-shaped, sharply angled look popular in many high performance sports cars. The “cabin-forward” design concept, which pushes the passenger compartment forward in order to accommodate a larger engine, was also popularized by the Countach. In 2004, … Continua a leggere