10 Fun Facts about Ferrari

Let me show you the interesting information about the Italian sports car manufacturer on Facts about Ferrari. The base of this company is located in Maranello. In 1939, Enzo Ferrari established the company as Auto Avio Costruzioni. In 1940, it produced the first car for the company. In 1947, people began to recognize the inception of the company as a car manufacturer after the completion of the first Ferrari-badged car.

Fun Facts about Ferrari 1: the impressive brand

Brand Finance named Ferrari as the most powerful brand in the world in 2014.

Facts about Ferrari

Facts about Ferrari

Fun Facts about Ferrari 2: the most expensive car in the history

Can you guess the most expensive car in the history? It was taken by 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO in May 2012. Craig McCaw is the American communications magnate who purchased the car with the price of US$38.1 million.

Fun Facts about Ferrari 3: the acquisition

In 1969, 50 percent of stake in Ferrari was acquired by Fiat S.p.A.. In 1988, the stake of Fiat was increased into 90 percent.

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Ferrari Logo

Ferrari Logo

Fun Facts about Ferrari 4: Ferrari in 2014

90 percent of Ferrari’s stake was owned by FCA after Fiat Chrysler Automobiles made an announcement to divide Ferrari S.p.A. from FCA in October 2014. Piero Ferrari still owns 10 percent of Ferrari’s stake.

Fun Facts about Ferrari 5: the popularity

Ferrari is a popular sport car in the world. The participation of this brand in Formula One also increases its popularity over the course of history. It has won 16 constructors championships.

Fun Facts about Ferrari 6: Ferrari road cars

The rich people will like to have Ferrari road cars for they are often associated with wealth, luxury and speed. The cars are super expensive.

Fun Facts about Ferrari 7: the famous Ferrari drivers

The famous Ferrari drivers in the world who have competed in F1 include Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Räikkönen, Felipe Massa, Fernando Alonso and many more.

Ferrari Pictures

Ferrari Pictures

Fun Facts about Ferrari 8: controversy

Ferrari made a controversy in 2006 season because it was sponsored by Marlboro, a tobacco company. The car branding of Marlboro was dropped off the car in 2008.

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Fun Facts about Ferrari 9: the first vehicle

125 S sports/racing model was the first car produced by Ferrari.

Ferrari Car

Ferrari Car

Fun Facts about Ferrari 10: the supercar market

The production of car in Ferrari is mostly focused on the supercar market.

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