Archive for the ‘Ferrari’ Tag

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Deep Dive: What Makes the New Supercharged LT4 V-8 Tick?

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 15:28 | Editor s Picks, Featured, News | 1 Comment

When engineers at General Motors say they have created one of the lightest and most compact 650-hp engines in production, our interest is piqued and we’re paying close attention. That’s especially true when that engine, a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8, is destined for the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. Although the switch from the ...

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2015 Ferrari California T First Drive: Turbocharged with a Capital T

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 14:04 | News | 0 Comment

Five years ago, if you’d asked Ferrari engineers why they didn’t use turbochargers, you probably would’ve gotten colorful responses involving a lot of suggestive hand gestures. With very few exceptions (F40), forced induction used to be blasphemous in Maranello—not enough aural emotion. READ MORE ›› Read more from ...

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10 Green Cars that Don’t Suck: Eco-Excellence at All Price Points

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 17:46 | News | 0 Comment

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its engineering and marketing. Green as in economical with fuel but stingy on fun, great with emissions but lousy to […]

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Supersexy Alfa Romeo 6C to Share Platform with Supersexy Maserati Alfieri

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 16:46 | News | 0 Comment

It’s been almost a year and a half since we dropped a huge stack of knowledge on the Alfa Romeo 6C coupe, and little has changed since then. Plans still call for it to be sexy as hell (the rendering above shows an early styling direction), share underpinnings with a Maserati, and arrive in roughly […]

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Ferrari F355 Tested: A V-8 Worthy of the Prancing Horse [C/D Archives]

Monday, 25 August 2014, 11:28 | News | 0 Comment

No Ferrari F355 owner in his right mind would drive one of these art treasures in the wintry conditions we experienced while the car was in Ann Arbor, but what could we do? New Ferraris do not come our way often, and we don’t pick the dates. So we ended up stabbing a flaming-red F355 […]

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Ferrari 456: why Maranello is considering a V6 entry-level supercar

Monday, 25 August 2014, 8:58 | News | 0 Comment

Ferrari is readying the next generation of supercars – and we’ve already reported how it’s about to start turbocharging the majority of its sports cars. But there’s another corner of Maranello’s R&D skunkworks which is developing V6 power for future… Read more from source:“carmagazine” Incoming search ...

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Name That Shifter, No. 192: 1995 Ferrari F355

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 17:28 | News | 0 Comment

  On Monday, we presented this week’s shifter and asked you to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence it came. With this week’s gated shifter fairly giving itself away, repeat winner zphantom quickly identified it as a Ferrari F355 stick. He will receive a Save the Manuals button, magnet, and sticker as a […]

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Sette Preferiti: 7 Fascinating Cars—Including an Alfa Jeep!—from the 2014 Concorso Italiano

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 10:55 | News | 0 Comment

This year, the Pebble Beach weekend‘s traditional Friday celebration of Italian cars moved both its date (to Saturday) and its location (to the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside). Many people, including your author, predicted disaster, mainly because large crowds usually flock on Saturday to nearby Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for ...

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1964 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale Sells for $26.4 Million at Pebble Beach

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 9:37 | News | 0 Comment

Becomes the fourth-most expensive car to sell at auction. Read more from source:“automobilemag.com” Incoming search terms:1964 Ferrari 264, grey ferrari 275 gtb pinterest

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The most expensive cars ever: Ferrari sells for $38m

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:07 | News | 0 Comment

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta sold overnight for a record $38,115,000 (£22,528,626) at the prestigious Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction held during Monterey Car Week. At a stroke, the Ferrari has become the most valuable car in the world, overtaking… Read more from source:“carmagazine” Incoming search terms:the most expensive ...

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