Friday, October 3, 2014

Ferrari, A Small Company With Big Achievements

Ferrari is an Italian car company that is known for being one of the most popular car companies with the best-looking cars ever. Ferrari was founded in 1929. Enzo Ferrari, an Italian motor racing driver and entrepreneur was the founder of the prize company. The first Ferrari was the 1947 125 sport. In 1951, Ferrari held their first World Championship racing event in Monaco. The race was won by Froilán González, a well known Argentinian Formula One racer who raced from 1950-1960.
Ferrari’s company has over 2,695 employees working. In 2012, Ferrari had a fantastic year. The company arguably had their best year as they made 2.433 billion euros (3.13857 billion US dollars) in revenue, which is a great amount for the number of cars they made. They also had record sales in the US and ended up selling 2,058 cars there in that year. 90% of Ferrari is owned by Fiat, an Italian automotive company that also owns Maserati, Alfa Romeo, and Chrysler.
Ferrari has manufactured good-looking, fast, reliable cars for over sixty-five years now. As of now, Ferrari has produced almost 200 models of cars. The 1962 250 GTO Ferrari (picture above) is the most expensive car ever sold. It was sold in excess of approximately $53 million. The 360 model has had the most sales out of all Ferrari models. Ferrari’s newest cars include the California T, the 458 Italia, the FF, the 458 Spider, the F12 Berlinetta, the 458 Speciale, and La Ferrari (picture on the left), which is the most recent model. The California T is a grand touring sports car that was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. The 458 Italia was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, as was the 458 Spider and the 458 Speciale. The FF was presented in 2011 at the Geneva Motor Show. The F12 Berlinetta was presented at the 2012 Geneva Motor show. La Ferrari was unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show. Only 499 of the most recent Ferrari (La Ferrari) were built, and they all were sold with a price tag of 1.4 million dollars.

Ferrari has been making cars and making them beautifully for about sixty-seven years now. Ferrari doesn’t seem to be doing any worse, but only better each year. Every year, the company makes fantastic new models, and they get great amounts of money for them because they are such beautiful cars, and almost all of them get sold. Ferrari has been so successful for so long and there is no reason for that not to continue. They should have many more years of success. This legendary car company has achieved so many things because of their unique, unbelievable creativity and knowledge of how to make cars.

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