Cavallino Magazine issue 212

April / May 2016

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 A scene from the 25th Cavallino Classic

Peter Singhof


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 212, April / May 2016

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco
Our menu for you in this number 212
10 Lettere Lettere

Willes H. Murphey, Pierre Goossens, Millard Deutsch, Mark Lyon

Courtesy Dr. Willis Murphey Archives, Courtesy Pierre Goossens Archives, Courtesy Mark Lyon


Some thoughts and updates from your fellow readers and enthusiasts
15 Notizie You're wondering how those lights worked
Superfast II, s/n 2207 SA

Michael Gregg


In Cavallino 211, we had a detailed article on the many facets of Superfast II. One puzzle was how those retractable lights actually worked. At the recent Cavallino Classic, our Michael Gregg caught the action.
16 In Memoriam Robert M. Lee remembered
Having the resources to indulge many hobbies

Michael T. Lynch

Dirk de Jager


With the death of Robert M. Lee, was have lost one of the world's most significant car collectors and a great Ferrari stalwart. His automobiles won the Best of Show at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance twice (2006 and 2009); twice at The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering (2006 and 2012) and once at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance in 2014. Lee's efforts at historic preservation encompassed fields other than automobiles too.
24 Notizie Rétromobile 2016 - Ferraris everywhere
Dealers present copious models for your viewing or buying pleasure

Arnaud Meunier

Jarrett Rothmeier


What a 2016 edition of Rétromobile! In every corner of the show, you could discover many new cars from many marques, with emphasis on French, of course - Renault, Peugeot, Citroën, etc. and also Bugattis, plus famous cars that ran the Le Mans 24 Hours, plus beautiful French coachbuilt cars like Delahaye, Delage, etc.
Switching to Italian, there were many, many Ferraris at Rétromobile Paris this year, over 90 and probably a record, with the oldest being the 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta, which came from the Le Mans Museum.
33 Feature Cavallino Classic 25
January 21-29, 2016

Michael Gregg, Peter SInghof, Arnaud Meunier, Jerry Wyszatycki, Jet Aviation, Olivier Bidaud, Chris Current


Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 25 Competition, January 21-22, 2016
Jet Recepttion, January 21, 2016
Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 25 Concorso d'Eleganza, January 23, 2016
Classic Sport Sunday at Mar-A-Lago, January 24, 2016
49 Notizie GTC4Lusso - a new 2+2 from Ferrari
It's not your father's FF

Ferrari NV

Ferrari NV, Hugo Garritsen


On February 8, 2016, Ferrari announced via the internet, a new addition to its range - the GTC4Lusso, a very new four-seater which marks a major evolution of the sporting Grand Tourer concept by integration rear-wheel steering with four-wheel drive for the first time. "This car is designed for clients wanting to experience the pleasure of driving a Ferrari anywhere, anytime, be it on short spins or long journeys, snowy mountain roads or city streets, alone or in the company of three lucky passengers."
54 Notizie Much more to see at Geneva 2016
Geneva Motor Show, Geneva, Switzerland - March 3-13, 2016

Hugo Garritsen


56 Notizie Ferrari F60 breaks cover
F60 America - 1st delivered in ... America

Jerry Wyszatycki


On January 23, 2016, at the 25th Anniversary Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, Ferrari NV delivered the first F60 America to its new owner, during the Saturday morning in fornt of an important crowd of Ferrari collectors and enthusiasts. This strictly limited-edition car, based on the F12, was produced to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Ferrari in America, and is the first of just ten to be delivered nationwide.
58 Corse Ferrari 488 GTEs make an appearance at Daytona
IMSA, Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, January 30-31, 2016

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari NV, Keith Bluemel


The first round of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship was the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the gruelling twice round the clock race at the famous speedway in Florida. The event also marked the inaugural race meeting at the heavily face-lifted venue, following a 400 million dollar investment program called "Daytona Rising". The event attracted a strong entry of 54 cars in four classes, 13 in the premier Prototype class, 8 in the Prototype Challenge class, 11 in the GT Le Mans class and a massive 22 in the GT Daytona class.
66 Guida All Ferraris produced & Guide to the Market
As of April 1, 2016

Keith Bluemel, Cavallino Staff


The GT, Sport and Production Ferrari values, reflecting continued upward momentum and new base price levels
72 Mercato Blockbuster outshine, but the rest take a rest

Cavallino Staff, Olivier Bidaud

Vincent Yernaux, Arnaud Meunier, Olivier Bidaud


Scottsdale Auctions see a restraint on hubris and Paris Auctions take Ferrari Europen market temperature