70 years of Red Passion 1947-2017 It began 70 years ago. History has it that on May 12, 1947 the Ferrari 125S was driven past the gates outside the factory in Maranello, Italy for its first ever road test. That marked the birth of a dream that became, by default and definition, a red dream … More Flabbergasted Events → Finali Mondiali 2017 (Ferrari)
C’è un video su YouTube (s’intitola Food Fighters) che vi consiglio di guardare. Si tratta di una sorta di chiacchierata a cuore aperto tra AA Gill, giornalista e critico culinario scozzese (tristemente deceduto nel Dicembre 2016), e Anthony Bourdain, chef superstar americano, intervistati dallo chef Tony Bilson. Nel bel mezzo della perdizione narcisistica del “foodie” … More Flabbergasted Review → Ferrari 488 GTB & Lambo Huracán
I don’t need to write this. I’m probably wasting time and words. One word, two words, three words wasted. One second, two seconds, three seconds wasted. It’s tricky. It’s a tricky, shifty, slimy situation. Let’s begin with what I say to you, you don’t need to know because you know already. Whatever else I may … More Flabbergasted Events → Parco Valentino 2017: Green Lantern and Giovanni.
By now you’ve probably heard of Cars & Coffee, if you haven’t, well, summing it all up is a pretty straightforward job. It’s about supercars. 300+ supercars, unique one-offs and some amazing classic metal (including the wonderful Alfa Romeo SZ Zagato) reached the rather spectacular Parco Giardino Sigurtà. The vibe is electric, though that’s probably … More Flabbergasted Events → C & C Brescia
On March 12 1947, in the afternoon, the man himself, Enzo Ferrari fired up the 1500cc 12-cylinder engine in the 125S and went for a test drive. The second he left the factory in Maranello, he probably had no idea. History was being made, the legend began. text & photo credit: Ale Renesis Ferrari … More Flabbergasted→ Happy Birthday, Ferrari!
Distracted by the F1 fracas, Hamilton vs Rosberg vs Hamilton; and the (soccer/football) European Tournament in France, the news in the automotive world nearly slipped unnoticed. You weren’t paying attention, were you? It’s alright. Nobody was. The shows, like Paris and Geneva, are over and won’t be back for a few months, and so are the supercars … More News → Up the Ante. LaFerrari Spider & AMRB001
Hello and give a warm welcome back to Renault. You see, while everyone was busy, righteously so, talking about Mercedes, the under-performing Ferrari cars, Verstappen and Alonso with McLaren; Renault, unnoticed and discreetly, made their comeback to F1. Which is good news. Founded in 1899 in France and based in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault can boast of … More Flabbergasted Drive → Renault Talisman: Renault F1 and Monaco.