Ferrari is working on a track only version of LaFerrari hybrid sports car for their most exclusive customers. Just like the FXX, which was based on the Enzo, the then fastest Ferrari, the LaFerrari XX will be based on the LaFerrari, which is the fastest and most powerful Ferrari ever to enter production.
Two weeks ago, John Pascal had his prized Ferrari impounded by the cops when he was caught travelling a high speed across the Worli promenade in South Mumbai. Spotted and arrested for rash driving on March 30, the Pedder Road business man has had to shell out INR 2.5 crores bond to get his supercar back.
With a large number of discontented and unhappy Ferrari owners complaining about substandard after sales service received from the company’s local India dealer, Ashish Chordia of Shreyans Group, Ferrari has decided to snap ties with them. Ferrari is contacting all clients and assuring them of assistance till a new official representative in India is appointed.
Kimi Raikkonen’s Malaysian GP weekend began with today’s FIA press conference today. He denied that his Australian GP difficulties in Melbourne were down to the brake by wire system. “What I need is a set-up that means the car is more how I like it and the team is working on that. Hopefully when they get that for me, it will make things easier and give me more feeling, although this will take a little while” he said.
Reliability was a strong point for Ferrari in the first GP of 2014. And there is always room for improvement to see the new complex power unit work at its best.
Ferrari has displayed a new Apple infotainment system called CarPlay on its FF super car which was currently on display at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. This is the first car in the world to see the introduction of CarPlay and hence drew much attention of visitors to the show.
Ferrari did finish its 1st GP of the season at Albert Park with points for both drivers with Fernando Alonso finishing 5th, and Kimi Raikkonen in 8th place. Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes won the race with Daniel Ricciardo in 2nd place for Red Bull, and Kevin Magnussen in 3rd place made his F1 debut today with McLaren. Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified as his car was found to have exceeded the max permitted fuel flow rate. The FIA announcement puts rookie Magnussen in 2nd place.
Investindustrial subsidiary PortAventura Entertainment S.A.U., signed a licencing agreement with Ferrari to build Ferrari Land theme park inside PortAventura resort and theme park outside Barcelona in Spain.