Protecting your 4-Wheeled Child

Protecting your 4-Wheeled Child

Ferrari F50

 

Nothing displays power, elegance, and a rich tradition in automotive history, as does the roaring blur of a Ferrari speeding down the road. When Ferrari first fueled his cars in Monaco for the first edition of the famed Formula 1 World Championship in 1950, a fine tradition and legacy was established. Only a privileged few enjoy the luxury of owning such a fine vehicle. Protecting your Ferrari should come as second nature, as is the case when you protect your child. Having the right kind of car insurance is essential to preserving your Ferrari. The first step is to call for auto insurance rates. Just because you have a fine, luxury sports vehicle doesn’t mean you have to call for a quote through some company with a golden lining. There are several companies out there that match drivers with policies based on the type of car they own, the type of coverage they want, and their past driving history. Whether you own a vehicle that set you back over 200K, or an economical 15 grand, these companies offer non-biased coverage plans to best suit you as an individual.

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The Most Expensive Car Crash in History

The Most Expensive Car Crash in History

Sunday morning eight Ferraris, three Mercedes and a Lamborghini were caught up in a 14-car pile-up on the Chugoku Expressway in southern Honshu, western Japan.

The cars were traveling at over 90mph, when one of the drivers lost control of his vehicle while trying to change lanes on the wet, slippery road. The trailing cars couldn’t avoid the vehicle, that went spinning after hitting the barrier.

Ten people (five men and five women) were taken to hospital, but no one was seriously injured.

This is probably the most expensive car crash in history, with a combined value of over $4 million.

 

New Record for the Ferrari 599xx at the Nürburgring [update: VIDEO]

New Record for the Ferrari 599xx at the Nürburgring [update: VIDEO]

Ferrari 599xx

The Ferrari 599XX is the first ever production-derived sports car to break the 7-minute barrier on the classic 20.832 km Nordschleife circuit, lapping in 6 min 58.16 sec.

Yes, ladies and gentleman, it was announced in Beijing that the beastly 599xx has officially broken the 7 minute barrier!

The 599xx has seen the introduction of a few technological advancements, which will probably be ported over to the other Ferrari models in the future. Amongst them:

  1. The wheel doughnuts of F1 derivation which serve two purposes – to reduce turbulence and thus drag, and improve brake cooling.
  2. Ferrari’s High-Performance Dynamic Concept, a novel integrated design and chassis set-up that uses sophisticated electronics to govern the mechanical limits of the handling for maximum performance.
  3. The Actiflow™ System that increases downforce and/or cuts drag depending on the car’s trim during cornering.

via Ferrari.com

Hamann’s Black Alloy Wheels for the 458 Italia

Hamann’s Black Alloy Wheels for the 458 Italia

Ferrari 458 Italia on Hamann Alloy Wheels

The guys at Hamann are at it again, and they’ve got a brand new 458 Italia in their hands. Luckily (for us who love the way the 458 looks as it is), this time they’ve only modified the wheels, developing black, ultra-light 21 inch alloy wheels with a cross-spoke design.

Ferrari 458 Italia on Hamann Alloy Wheels