Cavallino Magazine issue 207

June / July 2015

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 80 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3445 GT, photographed in Florida

Jerry Wyszatycki


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 207, June / July 2015

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco

Jerry Wyszatycki, Hewitt Collection at the Rev Institute


Our menu for you in this 207
3 Assistenza Assistenza

AMR, Arnaud Meunier


Some helpful information for you
6 Poscritto The Ferrari 166 F2, c/n 001 F - 65 years later
Research leads to new finds

Arnaud Blanfuney

Bianchetti Family Archives


As the original Ferrari's Certificate di Origine - dated May 30, 1949 - shows it, the 166 F2, chassis number and engine number 001 F, was sold new to Cartiera Sterzi, the paper mill company managed by the young Count Bruno Sterzi of Milano, a customer who will be described by Enzo Ferrari as a very enthusiastic driver, enlivened by a shameless audacity.
8 Notizie Ferrari 488 GTB
Geneva heralds new Ferraris

Hugo Garritsen

Hugo Garritsen


At the recent Geneva Motor Show, from March 5-15, 2015, a traditional venue where auto manufacturers show their latest examples, Ferrari was no exception, as it presented the next generation V-8 model, the 488 GTB. The new V-8 is 3902 cc turbocharged unit pushing out 670 cv through a seven-gear F1 dual-clutch gearbox.
10 Notizie Ferrari Sergio
Geneva heralds new Ferraris

Hugo Garritsen

Hugo Garritsen


At the 2015 Geneva Motor Show was said to be the first example of the limited-edition run of Sergio Ferraris, this one being s/n 205529, one of six to be built, or already built, based on the 458 chassis.
The prototype was presented last year.
12 Notizie Ferrari Berlinetta Lusso
Geneva heralds new Ferraris

Hugo Garritsen

Hugo Garritsen


Touring Superleggera was back in the spotlight at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show with a world premier: The Berlinetta Lusso. It's a street-legal 2-seater coupe, the first of a series of five units. The tailor-made coupe features a "three-box" architecture on a F12 chassis with its naturally aspired V-12. The Touring Berlinetta Lusso celebrates the feature line introduced by Touring on the iconic Ferrari 166 MM, the first series-produced Ferrari.
14 Auto da Corsa Storica Driving a Passo Corto through France - report from the road
Tour Auto Optic 2000, 21-25 April 2015 - Paris-Vichy-Clermont Ferrand-Toulouse-Pau-Biarritz

Cristian Bertschi

Arnaud Meunier, Courtesy Cristian Bertschi


The Tour de France had its 24th edition, of what is now called the Tour Auto, after the legendary bicycle event of the same name kept that name.
230 cars, including a 250 GTO and three SWBs, started from the Grand Palais in paris and headed to Biarritz for a five day trip on beautiful twisty roads across the heart of a land known for the best wine and cheese.
24 Modellismo The incredible story of Andre-Marie Ruf
AMR "The Result of Passion" book review

Marshall Buck


Once in a while... something in the all encompassing field of automobilia comes along that just stops you in your tracks, and simply makes you say... Wow, that's really impressive! That was my first reaction upon seeing this featured book in person. In fact... that was also pretty much my same reaction many years ago, when I was first shown, and the purchased, my first AMR kit, and later one of the many factory-built models.
28 Auto da Corsa Storica The inaugural times Grand Prix at Riverside
Riverside International Raceway, October 11-12, 1958

Andreas Dziedzic

The Hewitt Collection at the Rev Institute for Automobile Research, Allen Kuhn


Rudy W. Cleye was the prophet who put the project together for a new road-racing track in Southern California. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Cleye studied engineering and hotel and restaurant management in Paris. A racer in his youth, Cleye was heavily infected by the racing virus and won numerous first overalls in sports racing, mostly driving his MB 300 SL.
36 Feature The Swedish GTO
A versatile berlinetta - s/n 3445 GT

Alan Boe

Jerry Wyszatycki, Geoffrey Goddard, The Klemantaski Collection, Auto Sprint Magazine


It raced in Sweden's colors of blue and yellow and that color scheme now defines this particular chassis - s/n 3445 GT.
Several famous owners and drivers gave this mount a good racing record. The story on how it became the Swedish darling, and about its very active afterlife in vintage racing and at Concours.
52 Corse Vettel & Ferrari - could be the start of something big
Formula One Championship

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA, Paolo D'Alessio


Australia 3/15
Malaysia 3/29
China 4/12
Bahrain 4/19
60 Corse GT season picks up steam with several victories
GT Series abound - one shrinks, another takes it place

Keith Bluemel, Cavallino Staff

Denis L. Taney, Ferrari SpA, Hugo Garritsen


USCC - Sebring 12 Hour, FL (USA) - March 21, 2015
USCC - Long Beach, CA (USA) - April 18, 2015
USCC - Laguna Seca, CA (USA) - May 3, 2015
WEC - Silverstone (GB) - April 12, 2015
WEC - Spa-Francorchamps (BE), May 2, 2015
ELMS - Silverstone (GB) - April 11, 2015
IGTO - Paul Ricard (FR) - April 24-26, 2015
BSS - Nogaro (FR) - April 4-6, 2015
BES - Monza (IT) - April 11-12, 2015
66 Corse Sebring a Hard Day's Night
Sebring 12 Hours, Florida (USA) - March 21, 2015

David Brady

Denis L. Brady


This year was the 63rd anniversary of the legendary 12 Hours of Sebring, and during those sixty-three years, Ferrari has enjoyed extraordinary success at this world-famous endurance contest taking place on Sebring's unforgiving runways.
67 Guida All Ferraris produced & Guide to the Market
As of June 1, 2015

Keith Bluemel, Cavallino Staff


The GT, Sport and Production Ferrari values, reflecting continued upward momentum and new base price levels
75 Mercato Ferraris continue to hold up at Auction
Amelia Island

Jarrett Rothmeiser, Cavallino Staff


Held March 13, 2015 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Gooding & Company's auction achieved $11.7 million in Ferrari sales, with all 14 of 15 Ferraris offered finding new homes.

Held March 14, 2015 at the Ritz Carlton Resort Amelia Island, Florida, RM Sotheby's auction achieved $16.2 million in Ferrari sales, with all 12 Ferraris offered finding new homes.

Held March 12, 2015 at the Fernandina Beach Gold Club, Bonham's auction achieved $1.3 million in Ferrari sales, with 5 of 7 Ferraris offered finding new homes.

At the RM Sotheby's auction at the Andrews Collection in Texas on May 2, two good Ferraris were offered. The market now waits for the RM Sotheby's auction at Villa Erba in Italy in May.