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First Look: 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
First Look: 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Ferrari says its new 2010 458 Italia will replace the F430 this fall when it makes a world debut at the Frankfurt auto show. The new two-seat, mid-engined, V-8 supercar from Maranello is new from the ground up, according to the Italian automaker. They also believe it's one of the biggest leaps...Read More»

Ferrari Nettop from Computex 2009
Ferrari Nettop Simultaneously Awesome And Useless

If we were more hardcore in our nerdishness, we would've jumped a ship and found a way to last week's Computex convention in Taipei, Taiwan. But we're just softcore nerds, so we can only wonder what kind of cocoa-puffs someone was smoking when he or she cranked out this this Ferrari-styled nettop...Read More»

2010 Ferrari California
Ferrari Hybrid Coming, Too--to 2009 Los Angeles Show?

  Lamborghini's plans for hybrid vehicles are emerging--and now, crosstown supercar rivals Ferrari may also be planning a hybrid vehicle. Last week, new patents for a Ferrari hybrid drivetrain were exposed. The Ferrari patent shows how gas power and electric power could be used to power pairs of...Read More»

Danica Patrick and the 'Speeding' ad for GoDaddy.com
Link Love From The Car Connection: A Royal Corvette ZR1, Ferris Bueller Ferrari Garage Up For Sale, And Danica Patrick Gets A Modified Lap Dance (Really)

* You know those annoying "Heelys" shoes that kids have been wearing for the past few years? Well, an industrious transportation nut has taken the idea and, ahem, run with it. On the upside: a mall full of people using his "Treadways" could get awfully hilarious. [AutoMotto] * Has anyone ever taken...Read More»

Godzilla and friend
Tokyo Motor Show Scales Down. Way Down.

This whole Economic Downturn is starting to get on our nerves. The Detroit situation was bad enough, but now the crisis is affecting the Tokyo Motor show, and frankly, we don't know if we can take it. We'd share a sob or two with the organizers, if only we could afford to attend the October...Read More»

2009 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Ferrari Plans Four-Wheel Drive, Hybrid Future

While crosscountry rivals Lamborghini have sworn off diesels and hybrids--at least for the immediate future--Ferrari is said to be at work on a new flavor of four-wheel drive that uses hybrid gas-electric power to generate traction. Autocar reports that Ferrari's patent application would turn...Read More»

Worst spoiler ever
Link Love From The Car Connection: Spoiler Alert, Giant Cigarette Motorbike, And What's Up With That Prius Commercial Anyway?

Spoiled rotten -- We don't agree on much here at Stalag TCC, but we're pretty much all onboard with the idea that spoilers are awesome. Except when they're not. High five, bro! [Oddee via Rick, Bill, John, et al] Give it up -- Hey, Lee Iacocca! Chrysler called. They want their car back. No...Read More»

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
Link Love From The Car Connection: Ferrari Goes For Big Bills, Rolls Royce Ghost In The Flesh, And A Flashback To Simpler Times

Big spender -- Well, someone out there still has money: a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa has sold at auction for a whopping €9,020,000 ($12,135,000). No word on who the winner was, but we're pretty sure it wasn't us. At least we hope it wasn't. [Autogespot] Pardon me, ragazzi-- Speaking of Ferrari...Read More»

2010 Ferrari F450 spy shots
Spy Shots: 2010 Ferrari F450

The latest test mules are on the streets, which makes a fall debut for the 2010 Ferrari F450 all the more likely--at least in concept form, according to German car magazine Auto Motor und Sport. The F450 has been spotted in prototype form, like the snippet seen here from a round of winter testing...Read More»

2006 Mitsubishi Colt VRX
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mitsubishi Marketing Mayhem, Ford Worships Idol, And Hello, Ferrari Heaven

The hunt is on -- It may be time to have an intervention with Mitsubishi. To hype its new Colt (not to be confused with the Dodge Colt, which was, in fact, a worked-over Mitsubishi), Mitsubishi has hidden Colt "parts" on the internet, which fans can then collect, scavenger-hunt style. Weirder...Read More»

Artist Sara Watson and her disappearing Skoda Fabia
Link Love From The Car Connection: Audi D7 Concept, 600,000-Mile Mustang, And Nicholas Cage Movie Driver Ruins Ferrari And Dinner

Art car -- When U.K. artist Sara Watson got her hands on a Skoda Fabia, she did exactly what many others in her position would've done: she made it disappear. [BBC via JV] In theory -- Long before Iran joined someone's Axis of Evil, the country formerly known as Persia gave the world a lot of nifty...Read More»

Ferrari 612 Scaglietti test-mule
Spotted: Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Follow-Up

Psst. Hey. Would you happen to be in the market for a new grand-tourer? Maybe a nice foreign model in the V12 range--something that can kick out 500+ horsies to get you up the Alps and into the lobby of the Gstaad Grand Palace in sleek style? Well, you're in luck: the folks at Motor Authority have...Read More»

Jack Colker Union 96 gas station in Beverly Hills, via oobject.com
Link Love From The Car Connection: Fabio FAILs, Gas Stations That Rule, And Going Big (Wheels) On Easter Sunday

  Full service style -- No matter how you feel about gasoline, the stations that provide it can be pretty rad, and luckily for us, someone has pulled together a handful of architectural homages to America's fave fossil fuel. Not on the list? Barbie's Beer Barn and Discount Unleaded. Clearly, the...Read More»

Ferrari 599X concept
Ferrari Reveals 599X Concept Details At Geneva Motor Show

Based on the 599 GTB Fiorano, Ferrari's 599X concept draws on new technology to become an extreme track star. Just like Aston Martin's One-77, this Ferrari went on a diet to reduce engine weight as well as the weight of other components. The engine uses carbon fiber pieces in the intake system and...Read More»

A Fiat 500 for Barbie\'s birthday
Link Love From The Car Connection: A Real Fiat 500 For A Plastic Cougar, Citroën Plods Along, And More Euro Car Bashing

Did you know that Wednesday was named for the Anglo-Saxon god Woden, who spent his time escorting dead people to the afterworld? Those Angles and Jutes: such "up" people. The bizatch has everything now -- We're going to miss Mattel's 50th birthday party for Barbie® in Milan next week. That means...Read More»

Wendy O. Williams
Link Love From The Car Connection: Ferrari Crashes, Poo-blic Transportation, And Wendy Freakin' O

Hungry for the weekend? Here are some snacks to get you through 'til happy hour: Sportscar sports star: Soccer star Cristiano Ronalo crashed his Ferrari a couple of weeks ago. He claims the car's brakes went out, but an investigation has proven that ain't so. Could a sportscar-loving 23-year-old...Read More»

Car pooling with a Mazda Miata
Link Love From The Car Connection: Weird Accidents, Ferrari Laptops, And Grandpa Finds The Camcorder

It's freezing outside, y'all. Stay in and fire up some hot links. Cruising a different highway: Love Italian sportscars but hate the pesky fact of their high sticker prices? Maybe you should nab the latest Acer laptop, designed by Ferrari. The badge says "vroom", but the Windows Vista inside says...Read More»

Pendulous Concept
Link Love From The Car Connection

Tesla's Town Hall: Elon Musk is in the news again. This time he's trying to assuage the anger of Tesla customers, who were recently told the cars are going to cost more than expected. Musk is holding town hall-style meetings to smooth things over. Let's hope he's good at dodging shoes. ...Read More»

2010 Ferrari California
2009 Ferrari California Flips Lid in Paris, Hardly Noticed

True, the Ferrari press conference has yet to take light--and yet with the unveiling last night of the fabulous Lamborghini Estoque concept, the fat-rumped California hardtop convertible from Italy's other supercar maker looked decidedly frumpy on the Paris show floor. And alone. Very alone. The...Read More»

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