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VFACTS June 2021: Luxury-car sales hit top gear for Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren and Rolls-Royce.

Sales of super-luxury cars showed no signs of slowing in the first half of 2021, as cashed-up buyers treated themselves to a new set of wheels rather than an expensive overseas holiday. According to figures from Austrade, Australians spent more than $5 billion per month – and more than $60 billion annually – on overseas travel prior to the pandemic...

2022 Ferrari 296 GTB revealed: The Ferrari-designed V6 returns – and it's a hybrid!

Ferrari has unveiled the first V6-powered model it has developed in nearly half a century, the 2022 Ferrari 296 GTB – and it's a hybrid. Unveiled online overnight, the 296 GTB is the first car developed by the Ferrari brand to employ a V6 in nearly 50 years – and the first to ever wear the Prancing Horse logo, given the 246 GT of 1974 was badged as a Dino...

Video: 2022 Ferrari V6 hybrid caught road testing ahead of June 24 reveal – UPDATE: Reveal confirmed

UPDATE, 17 June 2021: Ferrari has announced a June 24 reveal date for its new "revolutionary sports car", confirming the rumoured date reported yesterday. A teaser image has been released alongside the announcement. Our original story continues unchanged below.

Ferrari appoints tech mogul Benedetto Vigna as CEO, looks to restructure for "exciting era ahead"

Italian automotive icon Ferrari has appointed tech mogul Benedetto Vigna to the role of Chief Executive Officer,  as it looks to restructure for the "exciting era ahead." The 52-year-old is currently serving as President of French-Italian semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics, and is set to step into the top job at Maranello on 1 September 2021...

How a Geelong company is making the highest-revving V12 Ferrari road car even faster

Ferrari has named Australian brand Carbon Revolution a "technology partner" in the development of its latest pair of 'special series' supercars. Known as the 812 Competizione and Competizione A, the two most powerful road-going V12 Ferrari models ever are offered with 100 per cent carbon-fibre wheels manufactured by Carbon Revolution's facility in Geelong, Victoria...

2021 Ferrari 812 Competizione and Competizione A revealed with 9500rpm redline

The 2021 Ferrari 812 Competizione and Competizione A have been unveiled in full. Based on the 812 Superfast and GTS respectively, the Competizione coupe and Competizione A convertible follow the 599 GTO and F12 TDF as the latest in a line of track-focused, front-engined V12 Ferrari models – and likely its last, given the onset of emissions regulations threatening the future of naturally-aspirated, non-hybrid V12 engines...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Sports Car (over $100k)

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Super Sports Car (over $100k) Finalists: Audi R8 Performance Ferrari F8 Tributo Porsche 911 Carrera Porsche 911 Turbo S After much debate and dissection, the judging team whittled the contender list down to three. No easy feat either, given the quality of the field at this end of the performance envelope...

2021 Ferrari 812 Competizione: 9500rpm supercar revealed in first official images – UPDATE

UPDATE, 6 May 2021: The special-edition Ferrari 812 now has a name: Competizione. Click here to read the full reveal story, covering both the coupe and its Competizione A targa-topped sibling. Our original story continues unchanged below. 22 April 2021: A "special version" of the 2021 Ferrari 812 has been revealed in first official images, ahead of its full unveiling on 5 May 2021, at 10:30pm AEST...

Ferrari to launch first electric vehicle in 2025 – report

Ferrari is preparing to launch its first all-electric model in 2025, according to CEO John Elkann. During the company's Annual General Meeting overnight, the Ferrari boss told shareholders "We are continuing to execute our electrification strategy in a highly disciplined way," British publication Auto Express reports...

2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV renders appear online

The 2022 Ferrari Purosangue has been rendered by Photoshop artist Giorgi Tedoradze, hinting at what the controversial high-performance SUV may eventually look like. Tedoradze – who is not professionally associated with the Ferrari brand – imagines the high-riding Purosangue with sleek running lights on the nose, and an Aston Martin DBX-inspired rear...

Cars from five classic films set to go under the hammer

An extensive collection of vehicles used on the set of classic films – including Fast and Furious, Ford vs Ferrari, The Green Hornet, Ghostbusters, and Indiana Jones – have come onto the market in the USA, courtesy of auction house Volo Cars. The replica 1963 Corvette Grand Sport shown below was one of 12 built for the Fast and Furious franchise...