Author: Cody Brown

The First: The Ferrari 125 S

Whether or not the world at large knew it 70 years ago, the 1947 Ferrari 125 S was the start of something spectacular. Yes, this was the first production road car to wear the Ferrari badge. As you may know, Enzo Ferrari had been working his magic on Alfa Romeos since the late 1920s, so he had plenty of experience when it finally came time to create his own car. Note: SupercarTribe.com is not affiliated with Ferrari SPA. With a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, the 125 S had sporting intentions from the get-go, and Enzo would have it no other way....

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The Almost-Legendary Ferrari 512 S

The Ferrari 512 S represented Enzo Ferrari’s efforts to compete against the legendary Porsche 917 in 1970-’71 International Championship for Makes. Il Drake was so intent on beating Porsche that he sold a 50% stake in his company to Fiat just to finance this quest. Most motorsports fans probably already know the outcome of this saga, but the history of the 512 S is fascinating and not without some Ferrari triumphs along the way. Note: SupercarTribe.com is not affiliated with Ferrari SPA. The Ferrari 512 S name derives from the engine displacement, 5 litres, combined with the number of cylinders,...

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Ferrari F430 Scuderia – Assaulting Tracks Since 2007

Introduced to the public by Michael Schumacher, Ferrari’s one-man marketing machine, the Ferrari F430 Scuderia served as the brand’s new stripped-out, light-weight successor to the Challenge Stradale. Like that track monster, the Scuderia was thoroughly overhauled with the lone goal of all-out track dominance. That the F430 Scuderia was a great car surprised no one, considering just how good the base F430 was, but the fact that Scuderia’s astonishing levels of performance could nearly match the renowned Ferrari Enzo’s track times was a revelation. How could Ferrari turn its mid-engine V8 sports car into such a track weapon was a...

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The Ferrari 365 California – 2+2 Motoring in the Golden State

First introduced in 1966 at the Geneva Motor Show, the Ferrari 365 California was the replacement for the 500 Superfast. This final example of the ‘America’ series of vehicles carried over many elements from the Superfast, but notably with a folding canvas roof in place of the 500’s sweeping coupe roofline. Note: SupercarTribe.com is not affiliated with Ferrari SPA. Aside from the roof, Pininfarina changed little from the design of the 500, with notable updates including the headlights, scallops near the door handles, and the rear end treatment where most of the attention was focused. Due to its high price and Ferrari’s desire...

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The Ferrari FF Review – The Perfect All-Rounder?

The trouble with an Ferrari FF review is that if Ferrari had sore thumbs, this one would stick out! When Ferrari launched the Ferrari FF, they announced it was to be the first four-wheel-drive car to wear the prancing horse emblem. That’s right, this is a Ferrari you can drive right up to your ski chalet, with luggage and three passengers. That doesn’t mean that the FF is a lumbering, sloppy-handling troglodyte of a car, however, as its 660 CV, 6.3 litre V12 engine propels this hatchback to a staggering 208 mph, flat out. Note: SupercarTribe.com is not affiliated with Ferrari SPA....

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