The Ferrari F138 and Luna Rossa AC72 catamaran share more than good looks and Italian style. One magic ingredient, carbon fibre, has become the essential material for victories both on land and on sea
Ferrari’s new test driver Pedro De La Rosa is convinced that greener energy resources are key to the planet’s wellbeing. And, as the Spaniard reveals, they also have a crucial role to play both in Formula One and modern performance cars.
Miami, 5 December
The name and technical characteristics of LaFerrari have much in common with the thoughts of the Greek philosopher. Its qualities include an endothermic V12 engine, which is the apex of perfection thanks to Formula One-inspired Hy-KERS, a chassis made with different types of carbon fibre working in synergy, dynamics that reproduce the F1 racing experience thanks to electronic control systems that optimise stability, and design and aerodynamics developed in symbiosis at Maranello. In performance terms, Ferrari’s new supercar transcends the sum of its singular, extraordinary parts. LaFerrari: pure metaphysics
Okay, I admit it: I haven’t been around much of late. But actually I’ve been working crazily hard on finishing the extension …
There are plenty of musicians who are Ferrari fans, but only Jay Kay, leader of the band Jamiroquai, has managed to combine his own logo with that of the Maranello marque, as is the case on the cover of the album “Travelling without moving.”
The supercar exhibition features a host of information on Ferrari technologies and an extraordinary display centring on the styling of the new car. Pistunzen is very proud he’s been asked to welcome visitors with clear, simple technical explanations
Full-size, smiling and usually standing alongside something that shows off their work, the technicians and test-drivers behind the development of the LaFerrari supercar welcome visitors to the exhibition at the Ferrari Museum that stars the most extraordinary Ferraris ever built, from the 250 GTO to the F40, the F50, the Enzo and the related competition models