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Road test 1966 Ferrari 330 GTC

Found abandoned in Venezuela, this Ferrari 330 GTC has now been restored in the UK to concours-winning condition. We tell its story and get behind the wh

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First production car to feature Apple CarPlay - Ferrari FF 2014

Page through the CAR guide section at the back of the magazine and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a new model that does not incorporate some form of smartphone integration; be it simple Bluetooth connectivity, or touchscreen systems that accommodate Android Auto or Apple CarPlay functionality. And it was the latter that set the scene for the sort of phone-to- car interaction we enjoy in so many of our vehicles right now.

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2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

The Ferrari 575M was a watershed modern-era Ferrari. But it was the Leonardo Fioravanti-developed Superamerica that really opened it up

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ASTON PARROTT
‘It’s so much rarer than the Ferrari 575M on which it’s based, and subtly different in so many ways – except the roof. Which is radical and exciting in equal measure, and totally alters the character of the car.’ See for yourself! Aston’s fabulous Ferrari 575 Superamerica photography appears on this article.
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1950 Ferrari 195 S

The V12 engine has long been a Ferrari signature tune, stretching back to the lightweight 125 S roadster of 1947, the first car to wear the famed marque’s badge. Designed in the main by engineer Gioachino Colombo, the 125’s short-stroke 1.5 litre engine produced some 118 horsepower in competition and was followed at the Turin show a year later by the first of the Ferrari 166s a roadster dubbed the barchetta plus a Berlinetta, or coupe.

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Road and track test 2023 Ferrari 296 GTS F171

The new open-top F171 296 GTS aims to deliver the same sensational driving sharpness as its fixed-roof GTB sister – but how well does it actually perform?

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1966 Ferrari 330GTC

Take a rookie concours entrant, an obsessively restored Ferrari, a curious Octane editor and set them loose at Salon Prive. James Elliott reveals all.

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I'm more used to chasing rally cars through the wilder parts of the world, so jumped at the chance to photograph exotica on the Salon Prive Tour, keeping the Ferrari 330GTC in my viewfinder as it made its way through the Cotswolds with Octane editor James Elliott at the wheel.' Ferrari 330GTC at Salon Prive
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1985 Ferrari 308GTSi

Enzo Ferrari famously stated – in the early years of his firm’s road car career – that his cars would be solely 12-cylinder powered. The practicalities of that decision probably didn’t sink in at first, but by the late Sixties, even he had to admit defeat, first introducing the V6-powered 206 and then the 246GT Dinos

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1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 vs. 1970 Lamborghini Espada

Why underrated Espada and 365 GTC/4 offer all the glorious V12 thrills of their exotic brethren for a fraction of the price. Lamborghini’s Espada and Ferrari’s 365 GTC/4 have long existed in the shadow of more exalted siblings. Richard Heseltine says it’s time they received greater recognition.

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‘The Espada continues to pull on the heartstrings and remains my favourite Lamborghini. The Ferrari 365 GTC/4 appeals for different reasons, a true GT from a time before the term became shorthand for a track-orientated blunt instrument.’ Richard compares two thoroughbred underdogs: turn to pages
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1977 Ferrari 308 GTB Vetroresina with a fully glassfibre body by Scaglietti

Lightweight and rare, the short-lived 308 GTB Vetroresina is the only plastic-bodied road car ever made by Ferrari. How special does it feel to drive?

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1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

Bill Collins bought his 250 Lusso five decades ago and has cherished it ever since. Robert Coucher finds out more about its celebrity connections.

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1961 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series II

Cruising the Cotswolds in a group of glorious 250GTEs brings to the fore the appeal of Ferrari’s first series-production 2+2

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Ex-Miles Davis 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spider

The Ferrari NART Spyder is one of the rarest of rare Ferraris — a valued collectible today yet an orphan car back in the day.

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1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB 'Breadvan'

A car built out of revenge, the infamous Breadvan attempted to beat Ferrari’s 250 GTO at its own game. We recount a back story that’s every bit as extraordinary as its design.

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