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Good news for the Beatles fans, if you want to get your hands on the John Lennon’s Ferrari 330GT this is your chance. The John Lennon’s 330GT is on auction again and this time it is the same he drove in his peak era. The car will be at sale on Bonham’s July 12 sale at Goodwood Festival of speed held in Chichester, UK. The car is in the same blue color which Lennon preferred and loved so much that he drove it for three years straight till 1967. The car was used extensively by John Lennon and he drove it for around 20,000 miles, means this car was pretty close to the legendary singer and lyricist.
A. Kahn Design the British tuning company is known for tuning high end cars like Aston Martin Rapide S, Porsche Carrera GT and even Bugatti Veyron. This time A. Kahn got the chance to put his hands on Ferrari 458, which is a pretty reasonable and attractive car built on a strong platform and these are the points which makes it even tougher for every tuner to get engaged with a Ferrari 458 Spider. But A. Kahn has done the job right by just providing the little upgrades here and there, without interrupting the subtlety of the car. A first example after the upgrades are finished is displayed, which stands out with its Grigio Alloy hue.
Remember how we declared LaFerrari the car of the decade? We guess there is one more variant of it coming and it is confirmed by autocar who managed to get an interview of Flavio Manzoni, cheif designer of the car. According to Flavio Manzoni a particular design which he liked was put on hold for the making of LaFerrari, and now it will go into production on a limited basis. The car would be a true limited edition, means less than 10 cars would be made and the price tag will be between £3 million and £5 million. Keeping in view the price tag we wonder what is it that Ferrari is going to offer into this car. I mean they named the previous model LaFerrai which means the ultimate one, but now it isn’t!
Dubai Police doesn’t seem satisfied with their new addition of just a single car-Lamborghini Aventador Lp700-4- that is why they have added a Ferrari FF in the fleet too. Yeah, the word is out and so are the photoshopped pictures of Ferrari FF by the Dubai police department on twitter. The new cop car for Dubai, Ferrari FF is soon going to be on the roads dressed like a cop. The addition of Aventador Lp700-4 was a big catch for Dubai police department and seriously the FF is just a bit too much to handle now. We knew that the Aventador was a show-off and so is the new Ferrari FF, but as they say, ‘The FF will be used a deterrent for anyone considering breaking the speed limits, primarily the Supercar owners. ‘
Novitec Rosso which is known as Ferrari’s Leading tuning company has now came up with more sharper version of Ferrari’s new Super Grand Tourer known as F12 Berlinetta.
America’s all time favourite rapper and star of upcoming film Fast and furious 6, Ludcaris in real life has got love for the cars that’s the reason that he drives a dark blue Ferrari 458 Italia. Although he owns a lot of other cars but Ferrari makes it place in his favorite ones.
Ferrari 458 Italia and bad weather, probably not a good combination for you to ram a powerful beast like 458 Italia. But, this driver didn’t accounted for that and it ended up pretty badly. The driver was rolling slow and steady keeping in view the condition of the road, until he saw some kid drooling over his Italia and taping him driving.
The most anticipated Auto show of the year known as Geneva Auto show is famous for the debut and revealing of some exciting cars since it started in 1905. Last year we saw the revealing of Lamborghini Aventador J concept which was sold on the revealed spot at bid of $2.76 million. This year its arch rival is waiting to again step in hyper car league with the Debut of the most awaited car of this year. Yes, we all know its known other than the Ferrari F70 Code name F150. Specs are staggering as we all know that it would be having V12 like its arch rival Lamborghini Aventador. However, this thing as our critics predicted would determine the technology and innovation which all the companies will be using for the next decade . Last time when F60 debut it was the first hyper car to have Paddle shift gear box along with extensive carbon fiber usage and push rod suspension which other manufactures are using now like we saw in Aventador. Other notable features are KER(Kinetic Energy restore System) and weight of just 1000 kg!
Ferrari has always been the pioneer of modern hyper cars and the way their dignity has been thrashed by other manufacturers like Pagani, Gumpert, Ascari and Lamborghini. So, Its obvious its the time for the retaliation.
Geneva Auto show will be starting from 7th March and will last till 17th March. So, do tune yourself for this Epic day.
Enzo’s Successor is near
Ferrari has been planing and doing research on the successor of Enzo Ferrari since the day they launched Enzo Ferrari. We saw Ferrari developing mind blowing modified version of standard Enzo known as FXX. After release of high end hyper cars like Pagani’s Huayra, Couple of Ascaris and Gumpert Apollos. The company was facing serious threats regarding this issue because Ferrari was losing their place on teenage rooms walls. Now, Company has started making development on their new high end hyper car. The name F70 suggests the car would have 700+ horses because we have seen F40 from late eighties having 400+ horses, F50 having 513 horses and F60 was having 651 horses and will weigh near 1000kg. But as all the high end hyper cars are having 800+ horses so its obvious that company would aim for something near or above 800 horses. The car will be utilizing carbon fiber monocoque as utilized by Pagani, Koenigsegg ,Lamborghini and Mclaren in last years. It will also feature V12 power plant under the hood. Some authorities also suggest that company will be using KER system (Kinetic Energy restore system) in this new generation Ferrari. The Company also claims that it will be the Fastest Ferrari ever made .
Ferrari have come with the big Gun of 2012 which is the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta which debuted on the 2012 Geneva Auto Show earlier this year. The car is a combination of Ferrari’s striking looks and unmatched performance. And recently Ferrari released some more images of the Most Powerful Italian beauty. And yeah F12 Berlinetta is in production for sure!