The World's Fastest Four-Passenger is Frickin' Fabulous "I miss my mommy." Those frightened words floated from the mouth of a five-year-old boy strapped snugly into a booster seat in the backseat of the Ferrari FF I was piloting. Moments earlier, his father had allowed me to take him, and his two brothers, for their first ride in a supercar, and I had apparently failed miserably. I craned my neck and moved slightly to the right, in an attempt to see him in the rearview mirror, before I asked with a cautionary tone, "What did you just say?" My mind raced during the next few seconds... Read More
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Are you a mega-wealthy car enthusiast that's always eager to be first in line when it comes to supercars? Here's a tip for you: Buy a plane ticket (or fuel up the jet) and head on down to Florida for the Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance. Now in its fifth year, this upper-crust car show has been gaining momentum in the concours community, in part by ...
Ferrari is taking a bold leap with the unveiling of its brand-new 2012 FF all-wheel drive shooting-brake. The Italian automaker also understands basic accounting principles, noting that demand is currently high for any images or video of the four-passenger super wagon, yet yet supply is low. Helping satiate our requirement for a fix of the FF, Ferrari ...
You can bet dollars to donuts that when Ferrari brings a new car to market, it's undergone a ridiculously thorough testing regimen. That applies whether it's developing a coupe, a convertible or even a station wagon shooting brake, as we saw with the release of the new FF. Especially the FF, as it turns out, as the new four-seater from Maranello ...
Episode #214 of the Autoblog Podcast is here and Chris, Dan and Zach talk about the Ferrari FF, personnel changes at General Motors and give our thoughts about what we saw at Barrett-Jackson in 2011. Your feedback and questions fuel some more discussion until we wrap up at an hour and twenty three minutes. Thanks for listening! Autoblog Podcast #214: ...
Red may be the iconic color for Ferrari, but not all Ferraris look good in the company's trademark scarlet shade. Especially the flagship four-seat GTs, like the outgoing 612 Scaglietti and the 456 GT that came before it. But just about every car looks best from the front 3/4 view. So it may have stricken some as a little odd that when Ferrari unveiled ...
Ferrari has dropped the introduction video for the company's new FF onto the YouTubes and the short flick shows off the extensive testing that the four-seater underwent on its way toward becoming a full-fledged production model. Engineers flogged prototypes of the FF in nearly every corner of the globe, from dirt roads and frozen paths in Argentina to ...
We're recording Episode #214 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss this evening. You can subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already to hear your question answered. Discussion Topics for ...
Beautiful. Fast. Expensive. There are any of a number of adjectives you could use to describe a Ferrari. Radical is one of them, too. But versatile? Hold on to your hats, because the FF is like no other Ferrari we've seen before. The long-anticipated successor to the 612 Scaglietti takes the stage as Ferrari's flagship grand tourer. It carries four ...
As Formula Ford celebrates its 40th birthday this weekend at Road America, Honda is stepping up to the plate with a proposal for a new engine. The entry-level, open-wheel class has been using a "Kent" 1.6-liter since its inception and with the aging four-cylinders out of production, it may finally be time to move on. This weekend at Elkhart Lake, Honda is ...