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Ferrari was founded in 1928 by Enzo Ferrari and participated in motorsports before building its own vehicles beginning in 1947. Purchased by the Fiat Group in 1969, Ferrari has maintained a presence in motorsports, particularly Formula One, since its founding. At the same time, the Italian automaker has also produced such famous road cars as the Dino, 288 GTO, Testarossa, F40 and Enzo, named after the company's founder.

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    Motorsports: Ferrari confirms Vettel in, Alonso out
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    For the past several months, a big shift on the Formula One grid has been rumored for next season, but with a big piece of the puzzle now confirmed, much of the speculation can end. Ferrari has announced that it is parting company with Fernando Alonso and bringing in Sebastian Vettel to take his place. The move is a big one for both drivers – each ...

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    Official: Ferrari names Edwin Fenech head of North American office
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    Ferrari North America has been sailing without a captain for the past several months since its previous chief executive, Marco Mattiacci, was called home to Italy to run the Scuderia. But now the Italian automaker has announced a new capo to run the office in New Jersey, and his name is Edwin Fenech. Not to be confused with the French-Italian actress ...

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    Report: Ferrari to pay Fiat Chrysler $2.8B prior to spinoff
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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is trying to get capital together in a hurry to finance the automaker's growth plans. Among its strategies to raise money, Ferrari will be spun off from the FCA mothership next year with an initial public offering. However, the Italian supercar maker will be a couple billion dollars poorer at the start of its new life. According ...

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    Video: Ferrari FF pitted against Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser in crazy Generation Gap comparison
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    The folks behind Generation Gap have lost their minds with this latest video. The goal here is to determine the ultimate family cruiser, but the choices are what you would least expect, with a heavily modded 1970 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser going up against a 2012 Ferrari FF. You might anticipate an over-40-year-old Oldsmobile to pale in comparison to any ...

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    Report: LaFerrari XX to pack 1,050 hp
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    With 949 horsepower on tap, it would be hard to imagine Ferrari getting much more juice out of the 6.3-liter V12 hybrid powering its LaFerrari. But apparently, it's possible, as reports suggest that the forthcoming LaFerrari XX will pack somewhere closer to 1,050 hp. This according to Top Gear, which reports that the successor to the Enzo-based FXX and ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta frolics topless in the rain with Evo
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    With nearly 600 horsepower from a sonorous 4.5-liter V8 nestled in an already fantastic platform, Ferrari might have outdone itself with the 458 Speciale. At this year's Paris Motor Show, it took the idea to the next logical step by letting buyers drop the coupe's top with the limited-edition 458 Speciale Aperta. Evo recently got the chance to drive one ...

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    Report: Former Ferrari chief Montezemolo to be chairman of Alitalia
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    Luca di Montezemolo may be 67 years old, but he's not quite ready to retire just yet. Not, at least, if the latest reports emanating from Italy are to be believed. According to Reuters, the longtime former Ferrari chief is due to be named chairman of Alitalia. The troubled Italian airline is on the verge of being bailed out after years of financial ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #404
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    Episode #404 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert and Brandon Turkus talk about the BMW i8 and i3, this week's SEMA show, the looming Ferrari spin-off and the passing of Tom Magliozzi, longtime co-host of NPR's Car Talk. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you ...

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    Report: Why newly independent Ferrari may be forced into fuel-efficient cars [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: A previous version of this story referred to Ferrari's 7,000 global sales as approaching the 10,000-unit threshold of the CAFE system. This is incorrect, as only US sales contribute towards CAFE totals. Ferrari also offered clarification on the company's CAFE status within Fiat Chrysler's fleet. The post has been edited to reflect this ...

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    Motorsports: Romania's Forza Rossa to join 2016 F1 grid
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    Bazac's Maranello ties have prompted speculation that Forza Rossa could be as closely affiliated with Ferrari as Hass. Formula One may be in a bit of a crisis at the moment, with two of its smaller teams collapsing into bankruptcy, but there may yet be light at the end of the proverbial tunnel as two new teams are gearing up to take their place. One ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2014 US Grand Prix goes the English way yet again
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    Thankfully, the weekend's Formula One dramas all concerned events that happened off the track, with both Caterham and Marussia going into administration, after which a rumored boycott by the small teams was avoided. That gave the 18 drivers left on the grid freedom to focus on making the most of the Texas sunshine for Sunday's US Grand Prix. Having ...

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    Breaking: NHTSA fines Ferrari $3.5 million for missing reports
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    Ferrari will pay a $3.5 million penalty for family to comply with oversight requirements set forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The federal agency that oversees road safety in the United States announced Friday morning that Ferrari had not submitted early warning reports for the past three years. These reports help the agency ...

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    Official: Ferrari to be spun off from Fiat Chrysler
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    The recently merged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles empire has ambitious plans for growth, and it's going to need some big bucks in its coffers in order to enact them. Part of that cash injection is coming from the floating of its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, but now FCA has announced a further capital campaign to be based on the enormous asset that is ...

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    Video: 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 is a love letter to Steve McQueen
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    There have been plenty of movie stars who've been into cars, but few genuine aficionados like Steve McQueen. The legendary King of Cool was known for driving his green Mustang and Porsche prototypes on the big screen, but in his private life, he loved his Ferrari. There was, of course, his iconic 250 GT Lusso, but back in 1967, the actor and sometimes ...

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    Video: Ferrari Testarossa featured in retrospective by owner Harry Metcalfe
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    Harry Metcalfe, of Evo fame, got our attention earlier this week with a review of the 1954 Series I Land Rover. Today, he's gone a bit more... '80s. Yes, this is a 1987 Ferrari Testarossa, one of the most vulgar cars from a decade synonymous with vulgar design. While your author might not be keen on its square rear end and cheese-grater doors and ...

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    Featured: Five awesome Lego car creations [UPDATE]
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    Update: Check out our reader submission at the end. Lego cars are among our favorite toys. They're fun for play, and if built properly, great to display. With that in mind, we've crafted a list of some of the best creations we've seen. Some are on sale now, while others are merely the work of fanciful enthusiasts. There are even a couple that you ...

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    Video: Video proof that LaFerrari has a pure electric mode
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    Typically, a hybrid car, with its gas engine and an electric motor/battery pack is able to run on both forms of propulsion independently of each other. That means you can sip gas, run on pure electricity or some variation there of. The Ferrari LaFerrari is not like other hybrids. See, the successor to the Enzo has batteries, an electric motor and a ...

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    Video: Corvette gets slidey with Britain's best performance cars
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    Autocar wants to find Britain's best driver's car, and it's challenging a murderers' row of some of the world's best performance vehicles to find out, including the latest Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. All of them were therefore assembled at the Castle Combe Circuit to find a winner. If it wants to take the crown from this pack of mostly European ...

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    Video: Petrolicious documents the motorsport-changing Ferrari 512M
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    Petrolicious has had plenty of beautiful cars and big-time personalities in its videos, but today's interview is sees one of the series' most well known subjects – US Formula 1 commentator David Hobbs. Hobbs is an accomplished racer, capturing a number of podiums and a pair of class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in addition to short stints in F1 ...

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    Auctions: Nigel Mansell's Ferrari F40 sells for $870k
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    If you look at the $1.35 million price tag on the new LaFerrari and wonder how Ferrari can possibly charge that much for a single car, you could look at the prices of its competitors like the McLaren P1 that lists for almost as much at $1.15 million, you could look to the $2.5 million which Ferrari is said to have charged for the exclusive F60 America ...

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