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A Brief History

For over 70 years Ferrari has been synonymous with speed, beauty and unmatched desirability in the supercar world. A name that combines unparalleled motorsport success with some of the most sought after road cars on the planet.

The first car to bear the Ferarri name was the 125 in 1947, but the company's roots go back much further to founder Enzo's 'Scuderia Ferrari' race team of 1929, which used Alfa Romeos badged with the famous Cavallino Rampante.

The 1950's saw the beginning of Ferrari's domination of motorsport with the inauguration of Formula One. The ever present team notched up their maiden victory in 1951, landing the first of their 13 world championships the following year. Legendary names such as Ascari, Fangio, Hill, Lauda and Schumaker being amongst the Tifosi's heroes. This decade also saw the first of their eight successes at Le Mans, with a record six consecutive.

Most observers agree that the 166 Inter of 1948 was the first true Ferrari for the road, followed by a succession of low volume, specialist sports cars based on the V12 250 series. Most have been styled by Pininfarina, who went on to exclusively design many all-time classics such as the Dino, Daytona, 308, F355 and 550 Maranello.

Ferrari, part of the Fiat empire since 1969, moved the supercar goalposts on with the gorgeous Group B inspired 288GTO of 1984. This was followed up with the legendary F40, F50 and the 220mph Enzo.

Modern day Ferrari's are amongt the most desirable cars on the planet. The 458, F12 and astounding LaFerrari hypercar are all leaders in their respcitve classes. Ferrari have also branched out into bespoke one-offs for their wealthy customers, building the spectacular P4/5 in collaboration with long time partners Pininfarina.



Gallery Selection


375 MM Sport Speciale

250 GT SWB

250 GTO

250 LM
 

275 GTB

Dino Berlinetta Speciale

Dino 206 Competizione

P6 Berlinetta Speciale
 

365 GTB/4 Daytona

250 P5

Dino 246GT/GTS

512S Modulo
 

365 GTC/4

365 GT4 BB

308 GT4

308
 

512 BB

308 GT Rainbow

400

Pinin
 

Testarossa

288 GTO

328

288 Evoluzione
 

F40

Mythos

348

512 TR / M
 

456 M

FZ93 Zagato

F355

F50
 

550 Maranello

360 Modena

Rossa

575 Maranello
 

Enzo

Aurea

360 Challenge Stradale

F430
 

612 Scaglietti

FXX

575 Superamerica

575 GTZ
 

P4/5

599 GTB

430 Scuderia

California
 

599 XX

599 GTO

458 Italia

FF
 

SP12 EC

F12

LaFerrari

F80
 

F12 TRS

458 Speciale

Sergio

FXX K
 

California T

488 GTB

GTC4 Lusso

F12 TDF
 

458 MM Speciale

812 Superfast

SP3JC

SP38
 

Portofino

Monza

488 Pista

P80/C
 

F8 Tributo

SF90 Stradale

Roma

812 Competizione
 

Daytona SP3

296 GTB

Purosangue

KC23
 

 


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Models 
375 MM Sport Speciale (1955) 
250 GT SWB (59-61) 
250 GTO (62-64) 
250 LM (63-66) 
275 GTB (64-68) 
365 GTB/4 Daytona (68-74) 
Dino 246GT/GTS (69-74) 
365 GTC/4 (71-72) 
365 GT4 BB (73-76) 
308 GT4 (73-80) 
308 (75-85) 
512 BB (76-84) 
400 (76-85) 
Testarossa (84-91) 
288 GTO (84-86) 
328 (85-89) 
F40 (87-92) 
348 (90-94) 
512 TR / M (92-99) 
456 (92-03) 
F355 (94-99) 
F50 (96-97) 
550 Maranello (96-02) 
360 Modena (99-05) 
575M Maranello (02-06) 
Enzo (03-06) 
360 Challenge Stradale (03-05) 
F430 (04-09) 
612 Scaglietti (04-10) 
575 SuperAmerica (05-06) 
575 GTZ (05-06) 
P4/5 (2006) 
599 GTB (06-12) 
F430 Scuderia (07-09) 
California (09-15) 
599 GTO (10-12) 
458 Italia (10-15) 
FF (11-16) 
SP12 EC (2012) 
F12 (12-17) 
LaFerrari (14-18) 
F12 TRS (2014) 
458 Speciale (14-17) 
Sergio (15-16) 
California T (15-18) 
488 GTB (15-18) 
GTC4 Lusso (16-20) 
F12 TDF (16-18) 
458 MM Speciale (2016) 
812 Superfast (17-     ) 
SP3JC (2018) 
SP38 (2018) 
Portofino (18-     ) 
Monza (18-     ) 
488 Pista (18-20) 
F8 Tributo (19-     ) 
SF90 Stradale (20-     ) 
Roma (20-     ) 
812 Competizione (21-     ) 
Daytona SP3 (22-     ) 
296 GTB (22-     ) 
Purosangue (23-     ) 
Concepts 
Dino Berlinetta Speciale (1965) 
Dino 206 Competizione (1967) 
P6 Berlinetta Speciale (1968) 
250 P5 (1968) 
512S Berlinetta Speciale (1969) 
512S Modulo (1970) 
308 GT Rainbow (1976) 
Pinin (1980) 
288 Evoluzione (1986) 
Mythos (1989) 
FZ93 Zagato (1993) 
Rossa (2000) 
Aurea (2003) 
F80 (2014) 
Track Only 
FXX (05-09) 
599 XX (09-12) 
FXX K (15-17) 
P80/C (2019) 
KC23 (2023) 
Stats 
Largest Engine 
812 Superfast (6496 cc) 
Most Powerful 
FXX K (1036 bhp) 
Best Power to Weight 
FXX K (839 bhp/ton) 
Fastest Speed 
P4/5 (233 mph) 
Best 0-60mph 
SF90 Stradale (2.1 sec) 
Most Expensive 
250 GTO (£50000000) 
Cheapest 
456 (£40000) 
Highest Rating 
Purosangue (#19 with 78%) 
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