Ferrari 458 Spider has passed through the hands of the tuner Kahn Design, which proposes a light but effective preparation of the sports convertible from Maranello. New alloy wheels, lowered suspension and matte black accents are the major modifications made by Kahn. The cockpit can customize to suit the client.
Kahn Design are used to prepare sporting and all kinds of luxury cars, but they know when it comes to put hand to a Ferrari it’s best to make few changes. In this way, Ferrari 458 Spider, raised by the German specialist offers slight modifications to miss the essence of products from Maranello. Continue reading →
The German DMC, known primarily for his work on models of Sant’Agata Bolognese, now has more details and photographs of their preparation for the last V12 Ferrari, the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. DMC is called F12 “Spia” and brings important modifications.
For starters, it has a body kit made entirely of carbon fiber that consists of a new front splitter, hood new invoice, optional air intake roof, more generous side skirts, diffuser and a rear spoiler 599XX style. The customer can paint these parts of the color you want (do not have to be like in the pictures). The rear light clusters are also special home tinted. Continue reading →
Sergio Pininfarina, the designer of some of the most beautiful Ferrari in history, died on July 3, 2012, with 86 years and continues to receive honors. Since we became coches.com echo the spectacular exhibition dedicated to his work at the Ferrari Museum. The final recognition of his work came from Pininfarina designers, and the frame was chosen to display the Geneva Motor Show 2013.
There, next to LaFerrari, McLaren and Lamborghini Poison P1 was perhaps the most beautiful car of all the Hall, Sergio Pininfarina Concept, which meets all the canons of elegance of the late Sergio Pininfarina, chairman of the company for 40 years and son the founder, Giovanni Battista Farina.
This is a small and aerodynamic concept, no windshield, which hides the heart of a stunning Ferrari F458 Italia with 570 hp. The body is lower than a Mazda MX-5 (measured 1.14 m high) and measured 4.55 in long and 1.94 m wide. Its curb weight 1270 kg stays. With these dimensions and figures, this exclusive version (so that there is only this unit) can accelerate from 0-100 km / h in just 3.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 320 km / h. Continue reading →
The legendary Ferrari Enzo finally has a worthy successor. Called internally with code F150, the first unofficial information technology anticipates a hybrid supercar with more than 800 hp and 1,100 kg, which ensures incredible performance with the fuel rather than restrained.
It refers to these two names: Laboratory and prototype F12 Vettura berlinetta. This concept and the last major production sports seem to be two of the starting points for the further development of the successor of the legendary Enzo Ferrari. Amedeo Felisa, CEO of Ferrari, has advanced some interesting information to the British press, anticipating some pearls of next dream car from Maranello, the F150 (also called F70 deck). Continue reading →
Novitec Rosso has again surprised, this time by putting hands on a Ferrari 458 Spider. There is little to make him a model of Cavallino, but the Italian coach guys have not noticed aerodynamic devices, more power and a more muscular.
Novitec has accustomed us to the spectacular preparations on Italian models, such as the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale. This time it was the turn of the Ferrari 458 Spider ( video ), outside of which has introduced an aerodynamic kit has been tested in the wind tunnel to optimize its effectiveness. A visa can see the new front bumper, air intakes specific wheel arches, new side and worked low and discreet rear spoiler. Continue reading →
The Italian brand will apply all their knowledge in F1 and move to a street car to reduce fuel consumption, and although it seems contradictory, increasing performance.
During the International Motor Show in Beijing, the Italian brand introduced the ‘architecture’ that has been developed to realize the first green car in its history. Without changing the size and capacity of the famous 12-cylinder engine in V, Ferrari will add two electric thrusters that will give better performance and reduced by up to 30 percent in both its emissions as its consumption.
One of these engines, which will feed on lithium ion batteries located on the lower body will be used to move parts of the auxiliary combustion engine and other drive systems such as steering assistance and air conditioning, among other. The largest will go exclusively to bring more horses to the set and work in parallel. Continue reading →
The first Ferrari hybrid coming in 2013, just confirmed as the mark in the Beijing Motor Show. The Italian sports equip the hybrid system consisting of a gasoline engine and electric motor will be the replacement for the Enzo.
The first Ferrari hybrid will use technology used in Formula 1, just eat said Amedeo Felisa, Ferrari CEO, to Automotive News Europe : “We will introduce on the market derived from a hybrid system that we use in the fomula 1, which significantly reduce the fuel consumption and increase performance.”
According to the manufacturer, this hybrid system, called HY-KERS, has reduced consumption by about 40% during the test phase in which it currently is. It has also decreased the time it takes to reach 200 km/h about 3 seconds. Continue reading →
Ferrari is a popular ride again. Ferrari scored in the first quarter of 2011 sales revenue of 491 million euros, an increase of 18.6% compared to first quarter 2010.
More and more people want to go again Ferrari: In the report quarter delivered the sports cars manufacturers 1,691 of vehicles at its dealers, a growth of 6.7% in comparison with the first three months of the last year. The increase is to be attributed above all the higher paragraphs both new models Ferrari 458 Italia and Ferrari 599 GTO. Ferrari indicated an increase of 6.5% and for the V12-Boliden in comparison with the first quarter 2010 both for its V8 Models an increase of 8%.
Ferrari continues to expand U.S. market
The most important market for Ferrari North America is still: 452 runabouts delivered in the first quarter accounted for 27% of making the entire sales, an increase of 3.1% compared to first quarter 2010. Ferrari driving saw growing popularity in China: 153 vehicles are 9% of total sales are equal, and an increase of 3.7% over the same period last year; the other markets have been compared to the first quarter of 2010 did not significantly alter the level. Continue reading →
Abarth 500 is striking not only by striking body coatings. The special model Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari is limited. Most prominent owners of the special variety 500 are the Ferrari Formel 1 driver Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.
The Abarth lying the Abarth 500 bottom 695 Tributo Ferrari is fueled by a 1.4-liter T-Jet four-cylinder, whose achievement grew thanks to Abarth Tuning on 132 kW (180 hp). The Turbo engine is coupled at an automated five gear transmission, that can be served over stale seesaws at the steering wheel. This type 1 well known out of the formula of the especially brisk gear changes helps the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari to an acceleration by 0 on 100 km/h in less than seven seconds. The maximum speed of the modified Cinquecento is about 225 km/h.
Abarth 500 with Koni suspension
Moreover the Abarth 500 with the exhaust plant “Record Monza” shines out of the own accessories program, that provides thanks to the Dual-fashion-interpretation from 3,000 tours for an especially wild Motorsound. The Koni suspension with lowered suspension and the brake plant of the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari became through the enormous load dynamic potential necessary. So four piston brake saddles and interior ventilated disks of Brembo provide do at the front axle for delay, rear do perforated plates service. The 17-inch alloy wheels in a Ferrari look are covered with tires in size 205/40 ZR17. Continue reading →