Tag: Ferrari


The World’s Fastest Police Cars

The Dubai police force is the the proud owner of a McLaren MP4-12C, Aston Martin One-77, Lamborghini Aventador, Audi R8, Ferrari FF, Mercedes-Benz SLS, Bentley Continental and a Nissan GT-R. These vehicles are not used to chase criminals, but mostly for PR.

Their latest addition to the fleet is the $1.6 million dollar Bugatti Veyron, cable of doing 267mph and from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Heralded as the most progressive of the Arab police forces, they drive the fleet to various tourist attractions in Dubai as a means of connecting with citizens and tourists. Its also another way for Dubai to flaunt their enormous wealth.


Ferrari Made To Move

Made To Move

In 2007, Shell created a now-legendary TV ad celebrating 60 years of Ferrari.

The cars featured are:

Ferrari 500, 1952
Conceived by Ferrari’s chief designer Aurelio Lampredi, the beautifully elegant Tip 500 was a formidably effective tool in the hands of the great Alberto Ascari.

Ferrari 312, 1967
The V12-engined 312 was the staple for Ferrari’s Formula One campaign in the late 1960s.

Ferrari 312B, 1970
With its powerful ‘Flat 12’ engine, which significantly lowered its centre of gravity.

Ferrari F300, 1998
Rory Byrne designed the F300 that started Ferrari’s dominance of future racing seasons.

Ferrari F2003GA, 2003
Named in honour of Gianni Agnelli, the recently deceased patriarch of the Fiat Empire, the F2003 not only brought Ferrari the Constructors’ title, but also gave Michael Schumacher his sixth championship title, breaking the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio’s 46-year-old record.