Ferrari is an Italian brand of sports cars founded on September 13, 1938 by Enzo Ferrari.

The company is based in the Italian town of Maranello.

The official website of the concern is at:

Ferrari interesting facts

1. From 1969 to 2016, the Ferrari brand belonged to the Fiat concern.

2. Currently, Ferrari is owned by Exor N.V. (22.91% of shares), Piero Ferrari (10%) and the rest in the hands of private shareholders.

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3. Ferrari cars are the most victorious in Formula 1.

4. Ferrari cars were the first cars in the world to be equipped with a rear spoiler (1968).

5. Before founding the Ferrari company, Enzo Ferrari raced in his own racing team called Scuderia Ferrari in Alfa Romeo cars.

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6. A black steed standing on its hind legs is considered a symbol of good luck in Italy.

7. In 2013, an anonymous person purchased a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO for a record $ 52 million.

8. In 1963, Jean Guichet won the Tour de France Automobile street race with this highest-selling Ferrari car.

9. In 2016, rumors circulated that FC Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi was an anonymous trader who paid 32 million euros for a 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti.

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10. The most popular model is the Ferrari Dino. Interestingly, due to image issues, the Ferrari logo was not on it.

11. Ferrari’s headquarters are in Amsterdam.

12. The most powerful Ferrari model is the Ferrari FXX K with an engine power of 1,050 HP.

13. Until 1990, the Ferrari F40 was the fastest car in the world. It reached a speed of 324 km/h.

14. Ferrari is the 3rd most popular surname in Italy.

15. In 2016, 3,115 people worked at Ferrari.

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16. The Ferrari brand also sells clothes, accessories and perfumes.

17. Only 7 station wagons were produced – the Ferrari 456 GT Venice. They were produced only to order. Six of them were purchased by Prince Jefri Bolkiah.

18. Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi is the world’s first Ferrari theme park.

19. Ferrari World has the fastest rollercoster in the world. It reaches a speed of 240 km/h in just 4 seconds.

20. Ferrari is the only team that has participated in all Formula 1 world championships.

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Ferrari questions and answers

Where did the name Ferrari come from?

This name comes from the name of its founder – Enzo Ferrari.

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Where did the idea for the Ferrari logo come from?

Enzo Ferrari was very impressed with the skill of the Italian World War I pilot who had just such an emblem on his plane.

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What do the letters S and F mean on the Ferrari logo?

These are the first letters of the name of the team founded by Enzo Ferrari – Scuderia Ferrari.

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