Throughout the early 1950s Ferrari would produce a number of sports-racers chassis that would be well and truly mere variations on a theme. But the factory had struck a chord with its public and only found it necessary to introduce slight variations ....[continue reading]
The small-displacement Ferrari V12 engine, engineered by Gioachino Colombo, was used to power the 125S. The unit displaced 1,500cc and produced a considerable amount of power for its day and size. An increase in size resulted with the 166MM and later....[continue reading]
A larger-displacement, more powerful version of the Ferrari 212 Export was introduced in 1952 and christened the 225 Sport, following the practice of naming their models consistent with the displacement of a single cylinder. Only 21 examples - 15 Spy....[continue reading]
By 1951 Carrozzeria Vignale was the main supplier of a competition bodywork for both Ferrari factory racers and privateers. The 1952 Mille Miglia had 27 Ferrari entries - a sixth of the total Ferrari production to that date - and a Ferrari 250 S Vign....[continue reading]
The first event for this significant Ferrari 225 Sport was the 1952 Giro di Sicilia, where it was driven by its first owner, Franco Bordoni, who later placed tenth at the year's Mille Miglia, driving a Ferrari 166 MM. The car continued to be raced th....[continue reading]
RM Auctions returns to the Arizona Biltmore Resort %26 Spa in Phoenix from January 16–17 to kick off its 2014 collector car season
Expanded to two days in 2014, the well-established sale will celebr...