Author: Steve Ahlgrim

Steve Ahlgrim cut his Ferrari teeth as general manager and vice president of FAF Motorcars, a former Atlanta-area authorized Ferrari dealer. Today he owns Italycars LLC, a Ferrari appraisal, inspection and consulting service. Steve is an IAC/PFA council member and judges Ferraris at many of the top concours. He has been writing for SCM since 2002.

2007 Ferrari F430 Spider

This 2007 Ferrari F430 Spider has been registered in New York and Oklahoma from new. Finished in Rosso Corsa over beige leather, the car is powered by a 4.3-liter DOHC V8 paired with a 6-speed F1 automated transaxle. The car is equipped with a black convertible soft top, 19-inch split-spoke […]

2022 Ferrari 812 Competizione

Few Ferraris of the modern era have generated excitement comparable to the furore surrounding the 812 Superfast — intended to replace the F12berlinetta — as it was revealed at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. The 812 Superfast arrived amid great fanfare as Ferrari’s 2-seat, front-engined, rear-wheel-drive flagship model, and the fitment […]

1953 Ferrari 250 Europa

From its 1947 inception, Ferrari overwhelmingly relied on a Gioacchino Colombo-designed V12 that was successively developed from its original 1.5-liter displacement to 1.9-, 2.3-, 2.6- and 2.7-liter configurations. In early 1952, the engine was further enlarged with a single-cylinder volume approaching 250 cubic centimeters, and the resulting 2,953-cubic-centimeter engine became […]

2004 Ferrari Enzo

This exceptional example of Ferrari’s legendary, limited-edition supercar was delivered new from the factory via the famous French Ferrari importer Charles Pozzi in Paris to its first owner (since deceased) in Toulouse. The Enzo was delivered in September 2004 finished in Nero Daytona and is one of only 12 ordered […]

1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series II

With its bodywork designed and built by Pininfarina, the 330 GT 2+2 Series I differed greatly from the preceding 250 GTE and the interim 330 America, as it was fitted with an unusual four-headlamp nose. The second-generation 330 GT 2+2, later dubbed the Series II, was introduced halfway through the […]

1962 Ferrari 330 LM / 250 GTO

Engineer Giotto Bizzarrini was tasked with further refining the 250 GT berlinetta for the 1962 racing season. Bizzarrini’s result was the 250 GTO. Introduced at a press conference in February 1962, the 250 GTO was absolutely stunning. Power was provided by the latest development of the 3-liter Colombo short-block V12. […]

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta

By the early 1960s, road-car production had ceased to be a sideline for Ferrari and was seen as vitally important to the company’s future stability. Thus the 250, Ferrari’s first volume-produced model, can be seen as critically important, though production of the first of the line – the 250 Europa, […]

1971 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

Of all the machines to emerge from Maranello over the years, few are as closely linked to the personal story of Enzo Ferrari — or played a greater contribution to the ongoing success of his eponymous marque — as the Dino 246 GT. Ferrari’s efforts to develop a V6-configured engine […]

1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

This 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 is one of approximately 410 examples built with fixed headlights behind a plexiglass nose panel before a pop-up headlight configuration was adopted in 1971. Chassis 13231 was completed on March 6, 1970, before being delivered new in Bologna, Italy. It was imported later that decade […]

1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso

The Ferrari 250 GT/L berlinetta Lusso is undoubtedly one of the most appealing grand-touring models ever built, combining the 250 GT’s developmental apogee with one of Scaglietti’s most acclaimed coachwork creations. Introduced at the 1962 Paris Salon as a replacement for the discontinued 250 GT PF coupe, the Lusso featured […]