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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1995 Ferrari F355 Spider owned by John Micciche
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING With its sleek body designed by legendary coachbuilder Pininfarina, the F355 – built from 1994 to 1999 -- was said to have undergone 1,800 hours of wind tunnel testing during its development. Micciche says the V-8 engine “puts out about 400 horsepower in a car that weighs less than 3,000 lbs. The...Read more »
Want a first glimpse of the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte? Well, don’t expect to get one at the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Center in Manhattan. The Italian brand decided to skip the bright lights of the auto show and distinguish itself from the Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Aston Martins featured at the auto enthusiasts’ mecca.
Instead it brought the revamped, sixth-generation...Read more »
Ferrari showcased it's latest supercar at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show today. Dubbed the F-12 Berlinetta, it is the fastest and most powerful production road car ever built by Ferrari.
Ferrari president Luca Cordero di Montezemolo says the engine is far more powerful, yet lighter than previous V12 models owing to state-of-the-art new metal alloys and "completely new...Read more »