One of, if not the, most famous brands of car in automotive history is Ferrari. The Italian company is synonymous with speed, performance, design and the highest possible quality. It is a true motoring legend and the iconic ‘prancing horse’ logo has come to be a symbol of excellence the world over.
From victories on the track to a fleet of truly awesome sports cars, everything about Ferrari screams superiority. To own one is to fulfil a lifelong dream for many people and comes with a ticket to an elite club.
The superstar marque was created in 1929 by Enzo Ferrari and racing was in its blood from the start. Moving into road legal cars in 1947, the rest is history. Early models included the 125 S, Barchetta, and 212 Inter and were breathtakingly beautiful sporting machines. If anything is true it’s that Ferrari has perfected the formula for combining design and performance right from the off.
From Gran Turismo roadsters to super cars, the roster of Ferrari models is as long and distinguished as its history. Some of the most famous however include the 250 GTO, Daytona, F40, Testarossa, Maranello, F430 and of course the Enzo. Arguably every single car produced by the Italian giant is a work of art and brings something new to the table.
Road cars are one thing but the heart and soul of Ferrari is certainly found in racing. It is the most successful manufacturer in history and boasts countless wins. While victories at Le Mans are one thing, the brand is most widely known for dominance in Formula 1 where it has won 15 drivers’ championships, 16 constructors’ championships and over 209 GP victories. Quite the record and all an integral part of the company’s history.
Ferraris aren’t just cars, they are pieces of automotive history and pure perfection. You really do get the whole package, and it’s understandably expensive to buy a brand new one. For many modern models, it’s not just the high prices you have to worry about, there’s also a series of checks to pass to ensure you’re ‘suitable’.
Buying a second hand Ferrari is the best way to avoid such an ordeal and you really can get your hands on some of the best cars around for less of the cost. Motors.co.uk clearly has a great selection and big discounts are the norm across a range of cars for sale.
The simple fact is that Ferrari is synonymous with perfection and there are few other brands that come close to dethroning it.