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Ferrari Raises $1.5 Million for the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Effort

Ferrari Raises $1.5 Million for the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Effort

Nov 19 2012, 4:01pm CST | by

Car sells for about three times sticker price

Over the weekend during the inaugural running of the Grand Prix of America in Austin, Texas Ferrari auction off a vehicle with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross. The vehicle Ferrari...

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Ferrari Raises $1.5 Million for the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Effort

Nov 19 2012, 4:01pm CST | by

Car sells for about three times sticker price

Over the weekend during the inaugural running of the Grand Prix of America in Austin, Texas Ferrari auction off a vehicle with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross. The vehicle Ferrari auctioned off was the first F12berlinetta in the United States. The vehicle will carry an MSRP of over $315,000 when it's officially available next year.

The car that Ferrari auctioned off for charity sold for $1,125,000, a significant premium over the sticker price. Ferrari raised additional funds during the weekend from donations bringing the total donated to the American Red Cross to $1.5 million.

A V12 engine that produces well over 700 hp powers The Ferrari auctioned off. The car sends that power to the road through a paddle-shifted dual clutch transmission. That massive 12-cylinder engine also produces a huge amount torque with 80% of that torque available at 2500 RPM.

 
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Ferrari and Shell debut natural-gas derived oil

Sep 23 2014 8:21am CDT | Source: Formula1.com

Last weekend's 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix saw Ferrari running a new, higher performing oil from suppliers Shell for the first time. The Shell Helix Ultra race formulation is notable for using natural gas instead of crude oil as its base, providing enhanced cleansing and engin ...
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Future Jaguar cars will remember your anniversary with new smart technology

Sep 23 2014 7:44am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

In two years, your Jaguar will be able to recognize you, predict how warm you’d like your seat on a rainy fall day and prompt you to swing by the florist on an anniversary. Like the push to develop driverless technology, Jaguar Land Rover’s so-called Smart Assistant project has the goal of making vehicles more intelligent to pull in a growing group of urban residents who are more fixated on smartphones than cars. That’s contr ...
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Ferrari 458 Recall is Hilarious

Sep 23 2014 5:09am CDT | Source: I4U News: Cars

The Ferrari 458 is recalled in the US because of a notice from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The problem is that the trunk cannot be opened from within. Quote: ...
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Smoke becomes fire as Alonso's Ferrari future in doubt

Sep 23 2014 3:05am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Where before there was merely smoke, now there are the first obvious signs of fire. Fernando Alonso's future with Ferrari is almost certainly in serious doubt. Some Spanish media sources continue t... ...
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Brand New Ferrari 458 Italia Crashed During Test Drive

Sep 23 2014 2:45am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Only yesterday we brought you details of a McLaren 650S Spider that crashed in Austria. Now we have details of a crash involving the car’s Italian rival in neighboring Germany. This sorry looking Ferrari 458 Italia is only a month old but it’s already likely destined for the scrapheap. It was involved in a crash in ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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Engine unfreeze not selfishly motivated - Mattiacci

Sep 23 2014 2:30am CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Marco Mattiacci does not want the engine freeze to be lifted because it will benefit Ferrari but because he thinks it will benefit Fo ...
Source: F1-Live.com   Full article at: F1-Live.com
 

 
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Smoke becomes fire as Alonso's Ferrari future in doubt

Sep 23 2014 2:07am CDT | Source: GrandPrix

Where before there was merely smoke, now there are the first obvious sign ...
Source: GrandPrix   Full article at: GrandPrix
 

 
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21 hours ago

Ferrari 458 Recalled For Being Ideal Tiny Person Kidnapping Vehicle

Sep 22 2014 2:17pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Listen: Sometimes you gotta kidnap people. It's just how things are. Don't question it. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration doesn't like that people can be trapped in trunks, and their latest target is the Ferrari 458 Italia. Read m ...
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21 hours ago

Converted Ferrari F40 LM Mixes Racing Dreams With Street-Legal Reality

Sep 22 2014 2:11pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

If you’ve ever hungered for a Ferrari F40, you’re not alone. If you’ve ever wanted an even more uncorked racing version of the F40, but still legal to drive on the street, you’re exactly the right kind of crazy. And now it’s possible. Wearing LM-spec front and rear body shells made ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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Ferrari 458 Italia crashed on a wet German road

Sep 22 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A white Ferrari 458 Italia has been heavily crashed near the city of Brockhagen, ...
Source: World Car Fans   Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 

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