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Ferrari recalls several models over fire risk

Ferrari Australasia has issued a recall for select MY17-18 vehicles across the 488, GTC4 Lusso and 812 Superfast model lines over concerns of a fuel leak that could pose a fire risk. According to the Prancing Horse, affected models could have a manufacturing defect that causes an 'abnormality' in "the fuel vapour separator component located between the evaporative emissions canister and the fuel tank"...

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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Ferrari 458 Speciale, 488 GTB, California T, F12 Berlinetta recalled

Ferrari has recalled the 458 Speciale and Speciale Spider, 488 GTB, California T, the 488 Spider, and the F12 Berlinetta. According to the company, the TRW Airbag Electronic Control Unit responsible for the airbag and seatbelt pretensioners might not conform with correct standards, which could lead to power supply failure and make the airbags or pretensioners activate...

Ferrari wins International Engine of the Year

Ferrari has once again taken out International Engine of the Year, beating Jaguar's all-electric powertrain and Mercedes-AMG's ubiquitous V8 for the honour. It's the fourth year in a row Ferrari has won the award, a feat that's never been achieved before. Ford won three years running with its 1...

Ferrari: 2016-18 models recalled for Takata airbags

Ferrari has recalled cars sold in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 model years Down Under to have their faulty Takata airbags replaced. That means the (deep breath) 2016-17 California T, 2016 458 Speciale, 2016 458 Speciale Aperta, 2016-18 488 GTB, 2016-18 488 Spider, 2016-17 F12 Berlinetta, 2016 FF, 2016-17 F12tdf and 2017-18 GTC4 Lusso are all up for new inflators...

Ferrari 488 Pista: Australian debut for new hero

Storied Italian carmaker Ferrari revealed its latest track-ready supercar the 488 Pista this week at its new state-of-the-art service centre in Roseville, Sydney. Think of the 488 Pista (meaning ‘Track’ in Italian) as the legitimate successor to the much lauded 458 Speciale, only this car takes the 'track-ready' approach to a whole new level – boasting more race-to-road technology than ever before...

Ferrari initiates Takata airbag recall

Ferrari has commenced its Takata airbag recall, affecting various model lines across the 2014 and 2015 model years. As with all Takata-related notices, affected vehicles are fitted with airbags that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity...

Carbon Revolution: Geelong wheel maker to gain 500 employees

Carbon Revolution, supplier of lightweight wheels to Ford Performance and Ferrari, will grow its staff and warehouse space in Geelong, as it prepares to ramp up production. The extra 500 employees will almost triple the brand's workforce, and push its annual production capacity from 10,000 to more than 150,000 wheels...

2019 Ferrari 488 Pista Spider unveiled

The Ferrari 488 Pista Spider has been unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. Said to be the company's 50th drop-top model, the 488 Pista Spider is powered by the same 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 as the Pista coupe, which develops a maximum of 530kW of power at 8000rpm, and 770Nm at 3000rpm...

Ferrari 488 Pista 'Piloti Ferrari' announced

If owning a track-friendly version of a road-going Ferrari isn't quite special enough, the company has introduced a new 'Piloti Ferrari' specification for the 488 Pista. To add an extra layer of exclusivity, this new specification package is available only for "customers involved in the company’s motor sports programmes"...

Configurator Challenge: Ferrari stable

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model...