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This Is Why Some People Think Ferrari Owners Are Jerks

By   February 20, 2016

Ferrari 458 Spider Taking Two Parking Spaces

Ferrari 458 Spider Poorly Parked

Ferrari makes some gorgeous vehicles that are also very expensive. The current cheapest car from the Italian sports car maker is the Ferrari California T Hardtop which starts at $202,723. Even if you purchase a few year old used 458 Spider like the car pictured above your looking at a price tag ranging between $200,000 and $350,000 depending on condition, mileage and year.

With these cars costing such a large amount of cash it creates a popular stereotype. Namely that many Ferrari owners are rich jerks. We’ve had the pleasure of meeting quite a few Ferrari owners (as well as owners of other high priced automobiles) and most are great people that are mindful of others.

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Plenty Of Ferraris To Choose From In Monterey

By   August 1, 2015

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

We are just a couple of weeks away from Monterey Car Week. The time when automotive enthusiasts migrate to automotive Mecca and check out some beautiful machines. For many it is about looking at their dream cars, but for some it can turn into a shopping trip.

There are quite a few classic and exotic vehicles that hit various auction blocks over the week. While the majority of cars at most auctions will be American muscle cars or hot rods, there are also some premium cars available. One of our favorite performance nameplates is Ferrari and it will have a good presence during the week.

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Porsche Battles Audi For Le Mans Record, Patrick Dempsey Has Best Race And A Ferrari VS Porsche GT Battle

By   June 15, 2015

Porsche 919 Hybrid at Le Mans

Porsche 919 Hybrid at Le Mans

Last year Porsche began a mission to add to their record 16 victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Standing in their way was Audi and this year they looked to get to the top of the mountain.

The two VW Group owned brands also had to deal with Toyota and Nissan, but they would never truly challenge the German marquees. Of course a 24 hour endurance race takes a fast car as well as some luck. Going into the competition the Porsche 919 Hybrid was the favorite after qualifying in first, second and third.

To find out more about what happened at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, including driver quotes, pictures and additional facts click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article).

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Keeping A Ferrari 458 Italia Looking Good

By   April 27, 2015

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Ferrari 458 Italia

The Ferrari 458 Italia is one of the most beautiful cars to wear a prancing pony ever. Beyond the Italian styling and craftsmanship, the sports car is a very fast machine (especially in the 458 Speciale form).

Of course it has a few quirks, like not being able to see the navigation map and the speedometer at the same time. However, once you get behind the wheel all of its flaws go away.

Click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article) to watch a video of the styling of the Ferrari 458 Italia and find out how the owner prevents dents.

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Porsches, Ferraris, McLarens And More Take On Great European Tracks

By   March 1, 2015

Porsches, Ferraris, McLarens, Lotus, Nissan GT-R and More on some Great Tracks

Porsches, Ferraris, McLarens and More on some Great Tracks

There are some wonderful tracks in Europe. Of course race tracks like the Nurburgring and the Circuit de la Sarthe get much of the press because of the famed races held there, but there are plenty of other great circuits.

A few of these are Ascari and Monteblanco in Spain and Portimao in Portugal. These courses are located in beautiful areas and have plenty of challenges for both the experienced and new driver.

Hit the jump to learn more and to see a video about these tracks.

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