Cavallino Magazine issue 117

June / July 2000

Language American English language icon American English
Editor John W. Barnes Jr.
Publishing Cavallino Inc., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 72 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 212 Export Vignale Coupé, s/n 0096 E, photographed in California

Peter S. Linney


The Journal of Ferrari History

Cavallino is the journal of Ferrari history, covering Ferraris old and new for over 40 years. It's the most reliable, most trusted source of everything Ferrari. Ever since the first issue in 1978 Cavallino presents extensive stories and detailed information from knowledgeable experts and enthusiasts who share the passion for Ferrari. All Ferraris are unique, and each one has its own chassis serial number. This is how the Ferrari world keeps track of all the great cars. Cavallino is the only publication that prints the serial number for every Ferrari mentioned in our stories, articles, and race results.

Cover of Cavallino Magazine issue 117, June / July 2000

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco

Peter S. Linney


3 Letter Lettere

Andreas Birner, Alan Boe, Jeff Allison, David Love, Norma G. Snart, Dr. John Gillespie, Marcel Massini


Courtesy of Ludvigsen Library, Courtesy of Marcel Massini, Jeff Allison, Tupper Robinson, Norman Snart
12 Letteratura Ferrari I quattro Cilindri - Franco Scaletti
A new book for the true enthusiast

David Seibert


Franco Scaletti is a young Italian with a vision; he hopes to create a mini-encyclopedia of Ferrari's engines and the cars each powered. His initial effort covers perhaps the least known: Ferrari's four cylinder racing engines.
16 Notizie Ferrari 360 Spider
Further views of the 360 cabriolet

Ferrari SpA

Ferrari SpA


With the introduction of the 360 Spider, Ferrari's range of models on sale around the world becomes a total of four. The new soft top will go on sale during the summer alongside the Ferrari 360 Modena that was launched this time last year at Geneva.
17 Notizie A Tribute to the Past
Techno Classica, Essen, Germany

Andreas Birner

Andreas Birner, Andreas Meiniger


The "Techno Classica" is held annually in the spring in Essen, Germany, and it claims to be the world's largest classic car exposition. However, it is a least the most important show of its kind in Europe, and thus the Techno Classica usually attracts many dealers who have one or several Ferraris on offer.
20 Mercato Mercato
The market as of June 1, 2000, from a survey of selected dealers
24 Feature Ferrari 550 Millenio
The second generation racing 550 Maranello is presented

GT Racing Development

Andreas Birner


The 550 Millenio is a limited edition racing version of the Ferrari 550 Maranello. It is intended for professional international Grand Touring racing as defined by the Fédération de l'Automobile (FIA) and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO). The most sophisticated technical specifications and materials have been used in the design of the Ferrari 550 Millenio, in order to assure its success in the FIA GT Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
29 Feature French connection; Jacques Peron's export
A Paris businessman goes racing in the 1950s. The tale of his mount, s/n 0096E

Marcel Massini

Peter S. Linney, Courtesy of Marcel Massini


Enzo Ferrari's personal interest has always been racing and nothing else. To finance his extremely expensive occupation he naturally needed prominent supporters and wealthy clients. In Europe he quickly found numerous racing oriented clients, and one of these was Jacques Henri Peron, a French industrialist who was born in Paris. This succesful businessman was thirty nine years old when he bought his first competition Ferrari in 1951.
40 Feature Buoyant Barchetta; Always a Winner
This little 166 MM, s/n 0010M, doesn't know failure

Alan Boe

Alan Boe


All old Ferraris have a story to tell but most never get the words out. That, however, is not the case with the magnificent little Ferrari 166 MM Touring bodied Barchetta before you, which had its story told in Cavallino twelve years ago. A lot has happened to the car since that 1988 article, so much so that it's worth another look because this is one of the most important Ferraris of them all.
47 Feature A GTO Mystery solved
The real story of the Michel Paul-Cavalier 330 GTO, s/n 4561 SA

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


For many years, we were all wrong about the Ferrari 330 GTO, s/n 4561 SA. The truth is uncovered and unravelled.
52 Corse Ferrari 360 Challenge at Speed
A professional driver straps in and takes you for a ride

Bill Adam

David Brady


When I first laid eyes on photos of the new 360 Modena, I quite honestly didn't much care for the car. But like many things in life, the 360 Modena is far more attractive in real life than it is in photographs and the Challenge version is simply stunning.
56 Corse Ferrari's early racing season
FIA Formula One Championship

Marc Sonnery


The F1-2000's initial promise was solidly confirmed on the first proper day of dry weather testing. After doing some set up work with hardly any shake down problems, Michael Schumacher very comprehensively beat the Mugello lap record by 1.7 seconds!
Australian Grand Prix - March 12, 2000
Brazilian Grand Prix - March 26, 2000
San Marino Grand Prix - April 9, 2000
British Grand Prix - April 23, 2000
57 Corse Endurance Racing update

Marc Sonnery


The perils of covering racing programs as they occur is that they can change after deadline, and this is the case of the F550 GT which was introduced and covered in the last issue. Red Racing will not, after all, participate in the Fench GT series or, unfortunately, Le Mans, but will instead joust in the booming Spanish GT series. As we went to press it is one of no less than ten Ferraris scheduled to compete on the Iberic peninsula, along with five F355s and four 360 Modenas.
60 Corse Tour Auto survives mishap
Tour Auto, Paris to Biarritz, France

Marcel Massini, Pierre Goossens, Andreas Meiniger, Henry Kistler

Pierre Goossens, Dion Bosch


At the Trocadero in paris before the start of the Tour Auto, where the cars are entered and the credentials are issued and the inspections take place, it is a good time to see many great Ferraris as well as other marques, and to meet just about anyone who is anyone in automobiles in Europe.
61 Galleria Galleria
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