Ferrari Stories January 17

Tesla has turned the world of supercars on its head when it unveiled a prototype of its next-generation Roadster with record-breaking specs last year.

It created a benchmark for future supercars, especially electric ones, and now Ferrari wants to try to beat Tesla at its own game. expand full story

Ferrari Stories July 13, 2016

Atieva, a well-funded electric car startup led on the engineering side by Peter Rawlinson, former Tesla VP and Model S Chief Engineer, introduced today its first prototype, Edna, an all-electric van with supercar-like performance.

The vehicle is used to showcase the company’s all-electric platform, which will be first commercialized in a luxury sedan and not a van, but in the meantime, Atieva benchmarked the van against a Ferrari and a Tesla Model S. expand full story

Ferrari Stories June 9, 2016

Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future (FF) announced today the hiring of Marco Mattiacci, former President & CEO of Ferrari North America (2010 to 2014), as Global Chief Brand & Commercial Officer. Mattiacci is only the latest in a series of hires from legacy luxury automakers to lead Faraday’s marketing department.

The strategy gives a glimpse at the image the company, which as yet to present a vehicle aimed for production, will likely try to project in the EV market. expand full story

Ferrari Stories April 26, 2016

Tesla Model X P90D Ludicrous vs Ferrari F430 Drag Races [Video]

I’m still not tired of watching a large electric SUV eclipsing small luxury sports cars in drag races (though only on short distances) and this latest video from Drag Times makes no exception.

Ferrari Stories October 21, 2015

Speaking today on CNBC, Ferrari chairman and Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne spoke affirmatively when asked if he believes Apple will make a car. The Ferrari boss explained that he believes the automobile space is one in which Apple can exhibit its skills, clarifying that he believes Apple will have a car assembled rather than building it on their own. Marchionne added that Apple has not approached Fiat for being its partner for assembling a car. expand full story

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