Panorama of some mythical Ferraris that have been through the ages since 1947. Yes, it’s now seventy years that the brand “horse prancing” in order to make people dream of beautiful sports cars.
Ferrari, the beginnings
First, in Formula 1 since 1950, the impressive record of Ferrari remains unmatched to date. The beautiful adventure begins at Maranello in Italy – when a certain Enzo Ferrari (1898-1988) Italian racing driver, founded a stable: the Scuderia Ferrari.
It was not until 1947, to see the 125 S, first Ferrari produced and marked “horse prancing” on a yellow background, a model dedicated to competition. 125, as the rounded figure of the volume of each of its 12 cylinders (124.75 cubic centimeters).
Recently, well beyond the competition, Ferrari, today symbolizes the great luxury of sports cars. True myths, the Ferrari are snatched from gold by collectors.
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To begin with, the 166 will be the first versatile Ferrari, designed for racing and road racing.
The 166 forgera – the history of the brand – is the model that allowed Enzo Ferrari to establish his legend as a manufacturer of exceptional racing cars.
The Ferrari 166 Inter, directly inspired by racing cars, will make it possible to impose Ferrari in the world as an exceptional manufacturer of GT sports cars.
In addition, other versions of the 166 will come out with different bodies, but all powered by a 12-cylinder V engine of 2 liters. Finally, as for the 125, the name 166, is the result of the division of 1995 cm³ by 12 cylinders which gives approximately 166.
First, the Ferrari 250, designed for the competition (winners of the 24 Hours of Le Mans), have become emblematic models of the brand thanks to their revolutionary engines, the famous V12 “Colombo”.
A V12 of 3 liters (called “250”, 3000cc / 12 … you understood it!). This engine will equip the 250 Testa Rossa, the 250 GT, the 250 GTO, the first 250 LM.
In addition, Les 250 have really entered the history by winning the first 4 places of the 24 H of Le Mans 1963, after a triple in 1961 and a double in 1960.
Initially these cars were reserved for the competition, they will soon become supercoaches homologated tourism, GTO for: “Gran Turismo Omologata”.
To conclude, the Ferrari 250 GTE (Gran Turismo Evoluzione), which came out of the factory in 1960, is a coupe with two seats at the front and two small seats at the rear: the “GT 2 + 2 “.
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Ferrari 365 Daytona
First, in 1966, the Lamborghini Miura arrived on the market and was a huge success. Ferrari’s response is not long in coming and will remain as a treasure of the brand: the 365 GTB / 4 Daytona V12 engine before.
The Daytona, will mark the second wind of the manufacturer of Maranello. The 365 will become one of the most popular Ferrari in the history of the automobile.
Produced as standard in two versions: a 365 GTB / 4 coupe and a 365 GTS / 4 spider convertible, it becomes the fastest and most powerful Supercar in the world.
Finally, the Ferrari 365 Daytona takes its name from the historic hat-trick of the brand at the 24 Hours of Daytona.
In the mid-1980s, Ferrari decided to put one of its old models, the Testa Rossa (see above 250).
Then, the Testarossa takes again the name of a myth Ferrari “red head”, allusion to the color of its cylinder heads.
Finally, the Testarossa newlook, unlike its elders was not designed for competition but rather to become the benchmark of sports cars on the road.
Here is a photograph of a 412S Ferrari Dashboard.
First, in 1987, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the brand, we are witnessing the presentation of the F40.
To mark this anniversary, Enzo Ferrari had decided to design the most powerful series car ever assembled. Second, the result, a car capable of going from 0 to 100 km / h in four seconds.
Last blow of genius of the Commendatore Enzo Ferrari, at the time of its release, it is the fastest car, with the most power and also the most expensive of the automotive history.
In addition, La Testarossa and the F40 are the latest models reflecting the incomparable talent of the Ferrari team to produce cars without having to resort to the assistance systems and technologies of the time.
Finally, 2017, is the year of the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, amateurs, will be able to afford the visit of the museum of the same name opened in 1990 which is the memory of the sports success of the mark.
Here is a photograph of a California Ferrari taken in London.
In conclusion, the article spoke here of the most beautiful Ferrari models according to Cars and Roses.