Month: October 2014

10 Commandments of Exotic Car Ownership

By: Joe Martz (I added the final two) 1.  My cars will always be clean and well presentable. I will ensure that my cars are in the highest state of mechanical condition and maintenance. Exotics are indeed rare, and to see one is a…

Mondial Car #1 of 60 in Ferrari 60 Years In America Celebration

Thanks to “Howie” and “Mark” for these photos….

Great Article on the spiritual precursor of the Mondial: The Dino GT4

There’s been a lot of talk about Ferrari’s rumored plans to introduce a V-6-powered, entry-level sports car in the near future. It may sound awkward given the company’s tradition with V-8 and V-12 powerplants, but the Italians have done this before. It happened between…

Classic Car Revival – Ferrari Mondial 8

Great Mention of the Mondial in this Ferrari Article…

by Michelle Tay (http://uk.blouinartinfo.com/) From the Oct edition of Blouin Lifestyle Magazine Steve McQueen’s 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 by Scaglietti sold for $10.2 million in August 2014 (Courtesy RM Auctions ) A Ferrari first takes you viscerally, with its smoldering good looks and sensuous curves. You…

Update

Update…So I went ahead and took the plunge – I’ve been getting intermittent electrical gremlins that I concluded no amount of sleuthing was going to fix. The core problem was previous owner(s) installed a myriad of electrical add-ons that were installed by, how shall…