Ferrari: turbos, hybrids to yield 20 per cent emissions reduction by 2021 says engine boss
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Ferrari: turbos, hybrids to yield 20 per cent emissions reduction by 2021 says engine boss

Ferrari will expand its use of turbocharging and hybrid technology as part of plans to cut its carbon emissions by 20 per cent by 2021, according to its global engine head. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News Europe, powertrain director Vittorio Dini said Ferrari will widen its use of turbochargers on its V8 powerplants, while continuing to team hybrid systems with V12 engines...


Ferrari F12 TRS: A one-off open top F12 Berlinetta
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Ferrari F12 TRS: A one-off open top F12 Berlinetta

The one-off open top Ferrari F12 TRS took to the roads of Sicily during the Ferrari Cavalcade event over the weekend. Based on the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta coupe, the F12 TRS was specially created for a client who wishes to remain anonymous. In converting the F12 from a coupe to an open-top car, Ferrari has made substantial modifications to the donor vehicle...


Ferrari California: responsible for "massive" shift away from other luxury brands, segments says local CEO
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Ferrari California: responsible for "massive" shift away from other luxury brands, segments says local CEO

The man in charge of local Ferrari distribution has credited the Ferrari California as being responsible for a "massive" customer shift to the Italian marque, and away from other luxury brands and segments...


Ferrari standing behind recovering Schumacher, ailing F1 team
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Ferrari standing behind recovering Schumacher, ailing F1 team

The head of Ferrari Australasia has expressed support for both the recovering seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher and the manufacturer's own ailing Formula One team. Speaking to CarAdvice at the local premiere of the new Ferrari California T, Herbert Appleroth said there had been a groundswell of support and well-wishes from fans all over the world following news that former Ferrari F1 driver Michael Schumacher has emerged from an induced coma almost six months after a skiing accident in the French Alps...


Ferrari: further price cuts off the radar for now
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Ferrari: further price cuts off the radar for now

Ferrari’s local division says it will hold off on implementing any further price cuts beyond the $50k it just stripped out of the updated $409,880 California T launched this week. Speaking at the regional launch of the new twin-turbocharged Ferrari California T, Ferrari Australasia president and CEO Herbert Appleroth (pictured below) told CarAdvice that cutting the price of a model in the middle of its lifecycle risked hurting the resale value and alienating buyers...


2015 Ferrari 458 Italia : Local CEO suggests next Ferrari has potential to be best Ferrari
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2015 Ferrari 458 Italia : Local CEO suggests next Ferrari has potential to be best Ferrari

Rumoured to continue the Italian car maker's shift towards turbocharged engines, the upcoming 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia has the potential to become "the best Ferrari", according to the head of the brand's local division. Ferrari Australasia president and CEO Herbert Appleroth refused to comment specifically on the facelifted Ferrari 458 Italia – expected to debut next year powered by a heavily modified version of the new California T’s 412kW/755Nm twin-turbocharged 3...


Ferrari California T : New turbocharged GT cuts Italian marque's entry point by $50k to $409,880
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Ferrari California T : New turbocharged GT cuts Italian marque's entry point by $50k to $409,880

The new turbocharged Ferrari California T made its Australasian debut today sporting a $50k cut to the price of entry over the outgoing model. Launching from $409,880, the Ferrari California T – first revealed at this year's Geneva motor show – replaces the outgoing, range-opening California currently priced from $459,295...


Ferrari California T : local launch gallery
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Ferrari California T : local launch gallery

Starting at $409,880, the new Ferrari California T launches in Australia as the marque's most affordable current model. Read more on the Ferrari California T here or click the Photos tab to view the full image gallery from today's static launch event.


Ferrari F12 TRS: New one-off supercar surfaces
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Ferrari F12 TRS: New one-off supercar surfaces

The Ferrari F12 TRS is a one-off supercar based on the Berlinetta that is said to come with a very big price tag. According to Jalopnik, the new Ferrari custom car is said to have cost its owner US$4.2 million ($4.47m), and for that expenditure it reportedly sees a number of styling and mechanical changes over the F12 Berlinetta upon which it is based...


Ferrari 458 Italia to switch to turbo V8 for 2015 facelift - report
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Ferrari 458 Italia to switch to turbo V8 for 2015 facelift - report

When the Ferrari 458 Italia receives a facelift next year it will sport a turbocharged V8 petrol motor as standard, according to reports out of the UK. Dubbed internally as the Ferrari 458M, the updated car will use a heavily modified version of the 3.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 that powers the California T...


Ferrari to offer four new models by 2018
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Ferrari to offer four new models by 2018

Ferrari will offer four new models over the next four years but will stick to its strict production limit of 7000 units per year, the company has announced. As part of the fanfare surrounding Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' five-year product and business plan, company chief Sergio Marchionne made his plans clear for the luxury Italian brand, confirming the brand will stay a part of the overarching company's stable and that it is "not for sale"...


Ferrari LaFerrari XX spy shots and details emerge
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Ferrari LaFerrari XX spy shots and details emerge

The Ferrari LaFerrari XX is rumoured to be a Formula One car for the road. The Italian sports car specialist brand has confirmed it is working on a more intense and performance-oriented version of the already insane Ferrari LaFerrari, and the model seen in these spy pictures - the Ferrari LaFerrari XX - is rumoured to push its connection to Formula One even further than the regular car...


Ferrari Land theme park to open in Spain in 2016
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Ferrari Land theme park to open in Spain in 2016

A second Ferrari-themed amusement park and the first hotel inspired by the Italian sports car brand will open in Spain in 2016. Spanish tourism company PortAventura Entertainment, owned by Investindustrial, has signed a licencing agreement with Ferrari to build Ferrari Land – a sister park to the original Ferrari World that opened in Abu Dhabi in 2010...


Ferrari first in the market with Apple CarPlay media system
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Ferrari first in the market with Apple CarPlay media system

The Ferrari FF will be the first car in the world to be offered with the new Apple CarPlay in-car media interface. Announced at the Geneva motor show, the tie-up between Apple and Ferrari will see the new media system available to order “from tomorrow”...


Ferrari California T : 755Nm roadster becomes first turbo stallion in two decades
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Ferrari California T : 755Nm roadster becomes first turbo stallion in two decades

The Ferrari California T has become the first turbocharged production car from the iconic Italian manufacturer in more than 20 years. The California T is powered a twin-turbocharged 3.9-litre direct-injection V8 engine producing 412kW of power at 7500rpm and 755Nm of torque at 4750rpm – representing a whopping 52kW/250Nm boost over the naturally aspirated 4...


LaFerrari to make Australian debut in Sydney
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LaFerrari to make Australian debut in Sydney

Australians will be among the first in the Southern Hemisphere to get the chance to see LaFerrari in the metal. Ferrari Australiasia CEO Herbert Appleroth has confirmed the Prancing Horse's most powerful production car yet will make its down-under debut at Ferrari Racing Days Sydney in April...


Ferrari: New Cars 2014
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Ferrari: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Ferrari Australia's showroom in 2014. Ferrari 458 Speciale (mid 2014) The first examples of Ferrari's pumped up, lightweight, 458 Speciale are on track for local delivery in mid 2014, with just 50-60 examples produced for Australia and NZ; each wearing a $550K price tag...


First run of Ferrari Racing Days planned for Sydney
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First run of Ferrari Racing Days planned for Sydney

Ferrari Australasia has announced it will introduce Ferrari Racing Days to this country, which are aimed to bring the brand closer to a younger Australian audience. The event, to be held over three days at the Sydney Motorsport Park on 11-13 April next year, will be one of the biggest owner-based events ever organised by Ferrari in Australia Ferrari Racing Days are know internationally as a three-day festival showcasing all things Ferrari, from merchandise to Formula One simulators...


Cheaper Ferraris coming, but won't burn existing owners, says local boss
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Cheaper Ferraris coming, but won't burn existing owners, says local boss

Ferrari's local boss says the Italian marque will "never" burn its customers' resale values by slashing prices of existing models, but has hinted that new models will be cheaper than their predecessors as the brand embarks on a repositioning of its range...


Ferrari 458 Speciale: $550K supercar debuts in Australia
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Ferrari 458 Speciale: $550K supercar debuts in Australia

The most powerful naturally aspirated V8-powered sports car in Ferrari's history - the Ferrari 458 Speciale - has debuted in Australia before the arrival of the first right-hand-drive cars in the second quarter of 2014. Revealed at September's Frankfurt motor show, the 458 Speciale is an enhanced version of the regular Ferrari 458 Italia, continuing the tradition started by the 360 Challenge Stradale and most recently extended by the 430 Scuderia...