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Watch a rocket-powered bicycle go 333km/h

Published by on Nov 12th, 2014, No Comments

Francois Gissy Rocket Bike

If someone were to ask you if a bicycle would beat out a Ferrari in a drag race you’d probably think the person is insane or that this is a trick question. Well, you’d be right in thinking that it is a trick question, because it is.

Recently in France, a bicycle took on a Ferrari o  a drag strip and won. The only catch is that the bicycle is rocket-powered.

At the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, one (crazy) Frenchman attempted to break his own world record of reaching an unthinkable speed on a humble bicycle, pumped up with a rocket.

Francois Gissy is definitely not a sissy. The man bravely climbed up upon his rocket-powered bicycle and jetted off on the drag strip. Incredibly, he reached a speed of an astonishing 333km/h or 207 miles per hour. Oh, and did we mention he reached this top speed in under 7 seconds? (more…)

Ferrari launches F60 America at star studded Beverley Hills event

Published by on Oct 14th, 2014, No Comments

Ferrari F60 America

Let’s face it; Ferrari has a presence in the automotive industry that not many other companies have. Sure, there are the Lamborghini’s and the Masserati’s, but there can only be one Ferrari.

To mark the company’s long history in the US, they (of course) held a big, star studded event to celebrate and show of the car they designed specifically to commemorate the occasion.

On Saturday night, the who’s who of Hollywood, the automotive industry and top Ferrari execs got together at the Beverley Hills Town Hall in California to celebrate 60 years of Ferrari sales in the US.

The event was also the stage for the new Ferarri F60 America to be shown off. The car was specially designed for the anniversary and is a really beautiful car. It took centre stage at the vent where its stood at the entrance, basking in the glory of the (several) spotlights focused on the car. (more…)

Ferrari unveils new 458 Speciale A

Published by on Sep 26th, 2014, No Comments

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Ferrari never ceases to amaze us. There is just something about this legendary automaker that makes us go weak at the knees – and we’re pretty sure they know that they have this effect on a lot of people.

The latest creation to come out of the Ferrari garage is undoubtedly one of their finest. In terms of design, looks and power, the Ferrari 458 Special A is absolutely gorgeous – and finally t has been revealed in all it’s Italian glory.

After leaked images of the car appeared all over the internet this past week, Ferrari decided that it was time the world was officially introduced to their new baby (well, really they didn’t have a choice after it spread like wildfire through the internet).

So, ladies and gentlemen, here it is, the all new Ferrari 458 Speciale A.  (more…)

Apparently, this is the most valuable car in the world

Published by on Sep 16th, 2014, No Comments

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We know there are some pretty expensive cars in the world. If you are dreaming of owning a Aventador, Bugatti or  Rolls Royce Ghost – you know you’ll have to pay a pretty penny for one of those! However, the most expensive car in the world is not a modern, tech-loaded speed racer. No. In fact, it’s more than 50 years old.

Apparently, this 1962, Ferrari 250 GTO is the most expensive car in the world.

The Ferrari 250 GTO is, of course, an absolute classic. It’s famed throughout the auto world and will forever be remembered as one of the best and most impressive cars of its generation. It also helps that only 36 of these 250 GTO’s were ever made.

Most recently, another Ferrari 250 GTO sold at an auction for a record breaking $38.1 million. However, tis specific Ferrari 250 GTO – with serial number 3647GT – is valued at a whopping $60 million!  (more…)

Ferrari not impressed with EDM DJ’s ‘Purrari’

Published by on Sep 8th, 2014, No Comments

Purrari

Ferrari makes beautiful cars, this we know. And it is (of course) very evident that they are very proud of the beautiful cars they produce. However, they have also made it clear that they do not take well to people, albeit Ferrari owners, making a ‘mockery’ of their cars.

The Italian automaker has lashed out at famed electronic music producer, Deadmua5, after the DJ wrapped his Ferrari 458 Spider in a somewhat unusual wrap.

The Deadmau5 Ferarri, which he dubbed the ‘Purrari’ was wrapped in a Nyan Cat theme. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Nyan Cat, it is an internet meme that exploded all over the net and is seen as somewhat of a pop culture sensation. It’s basically just a pixelated cat, flying through space, leaving a trail of rainbows behind him… yes, we know that sounds ridiculous.  (more…)

Ferrari 458 Speciale: Around the Track [Video]

Published by on Jul 11th, 2014, No Comments

Ferrari 458 Speciale

One of the UK’s leading car reviewers, and all round petrol heads, AutoCar, recently had the opportunity to take the all new Ferrari 458 Speciale around the track at Castle Coombe.

The 458 is, as the name suggests, a very special car. And of course, it’s very beautiful too. However, for the guys at AutoCar, taking the Ferrari 458 Speciale around the Castle Coombe circuit, was somewhat of a deja vu experience.

As they mention in the video, the last time the group was at Castle Coombe, the took the Ferrari 430 Scuderia around the track. The Scuderia, as they say, quickly became one of their favourite sports cars ever.  (more…)

Ferrari unveils new F12 TRS

Published by on Jun 24th, 2014, No Comments

F12 TRS

When Ferrari does something, they do it good. And this testament has been proved one again in the form of the all new, all amazing, F12 TRS.

This car is basically the stuff dreams are made if. Many a sports car fan would probably tear up at the sight of this beauty in their driveway. Unfortunately for us (and fortunately for one lucky person) we will never be able to get our hands on this beauty, as it is a special, one-off edition.

The F12 TRS embodies a somewhat ‘old school glamour’ when it comes to sports cars. It is quite clearly designed to go fast and it is quite clearly Ferrari. (more…)

Jay Leno drives a 1952 Ferrari Barchetta

Published by on Jun 23rd, 2014, No Comments

Jay Leno 1952 Ferrari Barchetta

It seems as though Jay Leno’s privileges (or luck) just seems to get better and better.

While we are already insanely jealous of his incredible car collection – and not even to mention the fact that he basically gets to drive any collector’s car his heart desires – the little green monster inside of us turned a different shade of green after we saw this. And it’s not because the car itself is green.

The ex talk show host recently had the opportunity to take a very, very rare Ferrari for a ride about town.

Now when we say rare, we mean really rare. This is a 1952 Ferarri Barchetta – a one of a kind, once off, special edition beaut that belonged to none other than Hnery Ford II. And what’s even more astonishing, is the fact that it was given to Ford as gift by Mr. Ferrari himself; Enzo Ferrari. (more…)

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