Room for Four

Mechanics, parts suppliers and restoration shops do not discriminate; Ferrari parts and labor do not relate to market value (Part I: More seats, less money. The early 2+2s)

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In the late 1950s, Aston Martin and Maserati found a very lucrative market niche supplying GT cars to owners who wanted to bring the occasional extra friend or children along for the ride. While Ferrari had built four-seaters with bodies by Ghia, Read More

Whipping the Prancing Pony

When it comes to older Ferraris, what once was supercar performance is now dated, and speed costs money. How fast do you want to go?

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There’s always been a direct connection between how much fun your sports car is, and how fast it goes. Best of all is a machine that makes all the right noises, and few cars do that better a 12-cylinder Ferrari.

Alas, when it comes to Read More

Enzo Crashes: Repeat as Needed

This Enzo was a stunt car in the filming of “Redline,” and had
unquestionably been used hard and put away wet

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As virtually everyone in the car world knows, on March 26 actor Eddie Griffin crashed a Ferrari Enzo at Irwindale Raceway in L.A. while practicing for a promotion for the movie “Redline.” The Enzo was owned by Daniel Sadek, “Redline” executive producer and exotic car collector.

Because Read More

1998 McLaren F1

The McLaren F1 is a wreck just waiting to happen – while names can’t be named, over a dozen cars were crashed by their over-exuberant owners soon after delivery

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The idea of creating the ultimate and most exciting road car was conceived as early as 1988. Following a meeting of minds led by designer Gordon Murray, McLaren declared its intention to build the F1 using technology generated in its Formula Read More