Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

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I was on my way to a car show last weekend when a bright red Ferrari 250 GT Lusso went past travelling in the opposite direction, I very nearly ploughed into the central divider whilst shouting something incoherent to my Mrs in the passenger seat that must have sounded something a little like 250gtlusso250gtlusso250gtlusso250gtlusso. Her…

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Lancia D50 Cutaway Wallpaper

Lancia D50

The Lancia D50 was a revolutionary Formula 1 car first introduced in 1954, it was a design far ahead of its time and when it was running on form, it was almost unbeatable. It was designed by Vittorio Jano for Lancia in 1954 and it incorporated a series of unusual and highly effective features –…

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Ferrari 275 GTB

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the much anticipated replacement to the iconic Ferrari’s 250 series, it was akin to being the singer who had to go on immediately after Aretha Franklin, but the 275 GTB managed it with aplomb. As Ferrari’s new Grand Turismo, much effort was expended improving and modernising the car’s underpinnings, it…

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Ferrari 275 GTB Wallpaper

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the replacement for the acclaimed 250 series, its design was clearly influenced by the iconic 250 GTO and although it was intended as a GT car it saw significant success in international motorsport. Ferrari made a number of significant engineering advances with the 275 GTB – a transaxle was used…

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Ferrari 512 TR

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The 512 TR was Ferrari’s response to the challenge posed by the newly released Lamborghini Diablo, the 512 TR was essentially a continuation of the famed Testarossa with some of the wrinkles ironed out and a little more attention paid to ergonomics. The 512 was named for its 5 litre Colombo Flat-12 and the TR…

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Ferrari 288 GTO

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The Ferrari 288 GTO (or more correctly the Ferrari GTO) was the first prancing horse to wear the legendary “GTO” badge since its predecessor the Ferrari 250 GTO – considered by many to be the most beautiful Italian sports car of all time. At release the 288 GTO was the fastest production car in the…

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Dino 246 GT Wallpaper

Ferrari Dino

The Dino 246 GT was the first car built by Ferrari in significant quantities, it famously wore just the “Dino” badge as Enzo Ferrari didn’t want to dilute the brand by selling a “cheaper” car with his surname on the hood. Rumour has it that the driving force behind the development and release of the…

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1973 Ferrari Dino 246GT

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The Ferrari Dino 246GT was the second major model iteration in the Dino family, it addressed the complaints that had been made in some circles about the lack of power produced by the original – the 206GT that was powered by a 2 litre V6 capable of 160hp. The competitive benchmark for the Dino was…

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1982 Ferrari BB 512i

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The Ferrari BB 512i was to be the last of the popular BB 512 (Berlinetta Boxer) models, the little “i” added to the name was to indicate that it was now fuel injected – with a Bosch K-Jetronic CIS fuel injection unit that both improved throttle response and helped tidy up emissions. As with its…

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