The 550 Maranello was both a return to the past and a leap to the future. After 23 years, this was the first new front engine 12 cylinder, 2 seat GT to emerge from the Ferrari factory gates. Its introduction marked the final passing of the Boxer Dynasty with the end of the F512M. Designed by Pininfarina, its DNA clearly shows traces of the Daytona, 275 GTB, and the great 250 GTO. Long nosed with a nipped tail, it oozes aggressiveness and speed. Introduced in July 1996 by Luca de Montezemolo…

┬áThe 360 Modena was launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1999 as a replacement of the highly acclaimed F355. To meet this challenge, Ferrari opted for revolution over evolution. The 360 Modena was the first Ferrari road car to sport both an aluminum body and aluminum space frame. The result of this almost total use of aluminum is a 28% reduction in weight vs the F355 while providing over 40% increase in structural stiffness. To achieve this engineering feat, Ferrari set up a…