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Smuggled Jaguar, Lamborghini, Ferrari, McLaren and Corvette among 30 luxury cars seized and crushed

President Rodrigo Duterte (Philippines), destroyed 30 smuggled luxury cars to show the nation's commitment in fighting illegal practices. The vehicles were crushed during a live TV broadcast...

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Pirelli selling tyres for Ferrari 250 GTO
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Pirelli selling tyres for Ferrari 250 GTO

Everyone has been there – you take your multi-million-dollar classic Ferrari to TyrePower for new rubber, only to discover the only choices are designed for mid-size crossovers and light hatchbacks. No-one wants to put tyres involving the words 'eco' or 'efficient' on their 250 GTO, for example. Thankfully, Pirelli has swooped in with a solution to this working-class problem...


Ferrari FXX K tackles Atlanta circuit - Video
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Ferrari FXX K tackles Atlanta circuit - Video

While very few people will ever get to experience the Ferrari FXX K at full tilt, we can live vicariously through those privileged enough to afford it. Fitted with an uprated version of the already-wild LaFerrari's hybrid setup, the FXX K features a 6...


Ford Takata airbag recall announced
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Ford Takata airbag recall announced

Ford Australia has today announced details of its recall for vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbag inflators. As required under the compulsory recall program announced earlier this week, Ford will first contact owners of the oldest affected vehicles before working its way up to newer vehicles with a lesser risk...


Lindsay Fox: the CarAdvice interview with Australia's car-obsessed trucking icon

Lindsay Fox: the CarAdvice interview with Australia's car-obsessed trucking icon

Meet Lindsay Fox. One of the most down-to-earth businessmen you’ll ever meet. Although his trucking empire, Linfox, has made him a very wealthy man, he doesn’t like to boast about it too much. Even his business card simply reads Lindsay E. Fox – truck driver. Fox started from the bottom over 60 years ago when he purchased his first truck to deliver soft drink...


Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report
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Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will end production of its diesel vehicles by 2022, telling the Financial Times a lack of demand and high costs are behind the decision. According to the report, people "familiar with the [diesel] strategy" say the company will announce decision as part of a four-year plan, set to be fully revealed on June 1...


The week's top new stories: February 25
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The week's top new stories: February 25

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


2018 Ferrari Portofino in Australia from $398,888
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2018 Ferrari Portofino in Australia from $398,888

The 2018 Ferrari Portofino has launched in Australia today, with a starting price of $398,888 and an expected delivery date of September. The company is keen to say the Portofino is essentially an all-new car, with a new chassis and thoroughly revised interior and drivetrain over the California T. It's powered by a heavily revised version of the California T's 3...


Ferrari dealers coming to Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne
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Ferrari dealers coming to Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne

Ferrari Australia will increase its dealer network by 50 per cent this year, with the announcement of dealers in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Perhaps most notable is the Southport, Gold Coast dealer, which will seeks to service the fastest-growing, most popular area for the brand. Sanctuary Cove is the hottest Australian postcode for new Ferraris, apparently...


2018 Ferrari 488 Pista officially revealed
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2018 Ferrari 488 Pista officially revealed

Ferrari has officially unveiled the track-ready 488 Pista, ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the Geneva motor show. Power comes from an uprated version of the 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 in the 488 GTB, making 530kW of power at 8000rpm, and 770Nm of torque at 3000rpm – although that figure comes in seventh gear, thanks to some funky tuning for a more naturally-aspirated feel...


Ferrari 488 'Pista' leaked - UPDATE
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Ferrari 488 'Pista' leaked - UPDATE

UPDATE: An Australian source has confirmed more details about the Pista. They've been added to the end of the article. The Ferrari 488 Pista has been leaked online this week, ahead of an official debut at the Geneva motor show. According to Motor Authority, the name 'Pista' has been confirmed for the more hardcore version of Ferrari's V8-engined supersports car, which in Italian translates to 'track' – ending talk of a 'Speciale' or 'GTO' badge...


Ferrari 488 'GTO' previewed
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Ferrari 488 'GTO' previewed

Ferrari has teased a new special version of the 488 supercar, tipped to be named the 488 GTO. In a 40-second clip on Facebook, the Prancing Horse shows the mystery model wearing the company's signature red paint contrasted with white and black striping. We can see briefly that the rear end will get unique styling inspired by the LaFerrari hybrid hypercar, along with a 8000rpm redline...


Ferrari says it'll do an EV supercar before Tesla
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Ferrari says it'll do an EV supercar before Tesla

Ferrari’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has boldly asserted that the Italian marque will be first to market with a dedicated electric supercar, in a bid to draw the narrative spotlight away from startup Tesla and its high profile founder Elon Musk. “If there is an electric supercar to be built, then Ferrari will be the first,” Marchionne said, according to Bloomberg...


Sacrilege or work of a genius? These guys are dropping a twin-turbo Ferrari V8 into a 1968 Ford Mustang
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Sacrilege or work of a genius? These guys are dropping a twin-turbo Ferrari V8 into a 1968 Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang is an iconic representation of all that is ’Murica. More often than not, if there is an engine swap, it will be with some kind of big, angry, lumpy-idling V8 with more cubes than several modern family cars combined. However, the guys from American Legends had a different idea for their ’68 Mustang shell. A very different idea...


Ferrari 488 'Speciale' snapped
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Ferrari 488 'Speciale' snapped

A Ferrari 488 GTB sporting a more aggressive nose has been snapped, hinting at what might be to come in the hotter 488 'Speciale' when it arrives. The image, posted by 'Supercar Advocates' on Facebook, shows two 488s sitting side-by-side in a garage, with one car covered by white stickers...


2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners
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2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners

The winners of the 2017 Good Design Awards have been announced, with several automotive manufacturers snagging multiple titles - including Genesis, Kia and Mitsubishi. In addition to the aforementioned brands, awards were won by Bentley, Ferrari, Hyundai and Range Rover...


Ferrari 250 GT LWB California sells for $24 million
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Ferrari 250 GT LWB California sells for $24 million

Although we're more focused on new cars here at CarAdvice, some classic car sales are so eye-catching, we can't help but write about them. The silver Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione pictured here falls firmly into that category with a price that, at risk of sounding like click-bait, we don't believe. The 250 GT LWB you see here was recently sold by R...


Who needs enemies with friends like these? Brutal Ferrari Wake-up call
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Who needs enemies with friends like these? Brutal Ferrari Wake-up call

Some people dream of being woken up by the sound of a legitimate race-tuned Ferrari 458 GT Challenge car, but rest assured, it's not always as fun as it sounds. Pardon the pun. Following a 20-hour flight from Australia, we loaded into a TRD Toyota Tacoma and made the five-hour drive from LA to Las Vegas...


2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast variant spied testing on the streets of New York City
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2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast variant spied testing on the streets of New York City

Eagle-eyed CarAdvice contributor Derek Fung has spotted Ferrari testing a variant of the Ferrari 812 Superfast on the streets of New York City this morning. On first glance, the vehicle in these images appears to be a bog standard 812 Superfast wearing a funky camouflage, which could indicate that it's undergoing homologation testing for the US market...


Ferrari threatens to leave Formula One over proposed engine changes
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Ferrari threatens to leave Formula One over proposed engine changes

Ferrari and other Formula One manufacturers are unhappy with proposed changes to the racing series' engine rules, which are set to come into play from 2021. Sergio Marchionne, outspoken head of both Ferrari and Fiat Chrysler, has even threatened to withdraw the brand from competition if the proposed changes are pushed through in their current state...