Ford vs. Ferrari: Did Hollywood get it right? For once, they weren’t far off, but this is one case where the major players were a lot more interesting in real life than those on the silver screen.
“You build your beautiful cars with my tractor parts,’’ said Ferruccio Lamborghini. ‘’You are a tractor driver, a farmer. You shouldn’t complain driving my cars because they’re the best cars in the world,’’ replied Enzo Ferrari. ‘’I am a farmer.” admitted Lamborghini, ‘’but I will build a sports car myself to show you how itContinue reading “Red Rag to a Bull – The True Story of Ferruccio Lamborghini”
If the 1950s are the pinnacle of automotive design, then the ’54 Chevy Bel Air is the poster-boy for a time when the all-American dream was alive and kicking. A time when bigger was most definitely better. The hard times of WWII were in the rear-view mirror. Thanks to advances in technology, production lines wereContinue reading “When Bigger was Best: The Beautiful ‘54 Chevy Bel Air”
There must be something embedded deep in the fertile soil of Italy’s Emilia Romagna region. It’s the only explanation as to why it’s not only the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari, Ferruccio Lamborghini, and Alfieri Maserati, but also where the three men started their careers. And all within a ten-mile radius of one another! As world-famousContinue reading “Ferrari’s Ongoing Love Affair with Aluminum”