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F40. Enzo's last Ferrari image

09/12/2023

F40. Enzo's last Ferrari

Enzo Ferrari's 1987 F40, a racing marvel born from Group B's demise, became a global sensation. With a 478hp V8 and limited to 400 units, its timeless allure persists, fetching millions at auctions and embodying Ferrari's enduring legacy.
A Christmas idea? Formula 1 models that made history image

06/12/2023

A Christmas idea? Formula 1 models that made history

Roarington's gift guide for Formula 1 fans features iconic scale models, from the 1954 Mercedes Benz Race Car Transporter to the dominant McLaren F1 MP4/4. Explore motoring history with the Lotus 25 and the unique six-wheeled Tyrrell P34.
Unstoppable RM in Munich image

06/12/2023

Unstoppable RM in Munich

RM Sotheby's Munich auction defied expectations with an 85.5% sales rate, led by record-breaking bids for a Ferrari Daytona Spider.
One-off cars commissioned by VIP people. When originality was possible image

02/12/2023

One-off cars commissioned by VIP people. When originality was possible

Explore the golden age of bespoke cars in the '50s and '60s, where creativity soared without safety constraints. From King Leopold III's Ferrari 375 America Plus to the Shah of Persia's Maserati 5000 GT, delve into unique rides crafted for the elite.
The world of Roarington arrives in the Emirates with its simulators image

02/12/2023

The world of Roarington arrives in the Emirates with its simulators

Zagato's Sunset Party at Yas Links Golf Club in Abu Dhabi: Vintage charm meets high-tech thrill with Roarington simulators, blending classic car roars with Formula 1 excitement.
Maserati 250F: the Racing Icon image

02/12/2023

Maserati 250F: the Racing Icon

Maserati's rise to Formula 1 glory, defeating Ferrari with the iconic 250F in 1954 and clinching the World Title in 1957. A tale of engineering brilliance, city rivalries in Modena, and the unfortunate decline post-triumph due to political turmoil.
Bonhams calls, the Emirates answer image

29/11/2023

Bonhams calls, the Emirates answer

Bonhams rocks Abu Dhabi, selling modern and classic cars for $13.5 million at a 69.70% success rate. Highlights: a 1978 Lotus misses, 2006 McLaren shines, and a Mercedes-Benz exceeds expectations. The auction suggests a bright future for classic car sales.
The Formula 1 Safety Car’s strange history image

29/11/2023

The Formula 1 Safety Car’s strange history

Fascinating history of Formula 1 Safety Cars, from chaotic beginnings in 1973 to today's sleek AMG GTR Black Series and Aston Martin Vantage. Discover odd choices like a Renault Clio Williams in 1996 and how Mercedes-Benz became the official supplier.
Jaguar E-Type: the car Enzo Ferrari called the most beautiful in the world image

25/11/2023

Jaguar E-Type: the car Enzo Ferrari called the most beautiful in the world

Jaguar's E-Type, a 1961 masterpiece by Sir Lyons and Malcolm Sayer redefined elegance and affordability. Geneva '61 debut sparked a frenzy, with 500 orders in hours. A Le Mans-inspired grand tourer it combined style and practicality.
One-off cars commissioned by VIP people When coachbuilders were like tailors image

25/11/2023

One-off cars commissioned by VIP people When coachbuilders were like tailors

Explore the evolution of bespoke cars in three chapters—from the 1924 Hispano-Suiza "Tulipwood" to Count Trossi's 1934 Mercedes-Benz SSK and Aga Khan IV's 1950 Alfa Romeo. Journey through a golden age of creative freedom and industrial prowess.

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