Cavallino Magazine issue 228

December 2018 / January 2019

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

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 500 Mondial, s/n 0580 M

Jay Miller


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 228, December 2018 / January 2019

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
4 Ecco Ecco
Our menu of selected items for you in this 228

Jay Miller


8 Lettere Mystery Ferraris from the past
A new series to test your memories

George Garrick, Marcel Massini


What is it? Your fellow enthusiasts weigh in.
10 Lettere Replicas Proliferate
Time to put some numbers to bed - once and for all

Marcel Massini

Marcel Massini


14 Notizie Concours of Elegance 2018
Now nesteld in at Hampton Court Palace

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


The Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace brought together a selection of sixty of the rarest cars from around the world and many of which never have been seen before in the UK. These were the crown jewels of the automotive world from 1896 pioneers to present day supercars. For three days, the gardens at Hampton Court Palace were also home to another 1.000 of the finest motor cars available.
18 Notizie Salon Privé 2018
Blenheim Palace makes for a fine setting

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


Salon Privé has firmly established itself as one of England's most exclusive automotive garden parties, welcoming thousands of guests for the pestigious three day event, displayed withing the immaculate grounds of Blenheim Palace. Now in its 13th year, Salon Privé continued to attract some of the most important collector cars in the world, and for 2018 some 53 cars - 17 of them international entries - were judged by an expert team during the Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elégance on the Thursday, August 30.
22 Notizie Club Ferrari France celebrates 50 years
One of the oldest & most venerated of Ferrari Clubs

Arnaud Meunier

Arnaud Meunier


We do not have "50 years" every day! The Club Ferrari France, one of the oldest Ferrari Clubs around the world, celebrated in September its half-century of existence. Ferrari owners were invited to gather in the French Burgundy region, and especially the Beaune area, on 13-16 September, 2018. Around 200 Ferraris were present, the oldest being the 1958 ex-Claude Bourillot and André Simon Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta (s/n 0973 GT).
28 Feature The Last 500 Mondial, s/n 0580 MD
The saga of the 4-cylinder Ferraris

Alan Boe

Jay Miller


The 4-cylinder engines are often overshadowed by the big V12s, but in their time they gave Ferrari many victories, often in the hands of the privateers. A look at the last Ferrari Mondial.
39 Feature 60 years with a Mondial
An interview with "the admiral"

Alan Boe


When it comes to finding out how a Ferrari 500 Mondial drives, and what it's like to live with one for decades, there is no better person on the planet to ask than Rear Admiral (ret.) Robert Philips of Sante Fe, New Mexico, who owned a Ferrari 500 Mondial, Second Series (serial no. 0556/0446 MD), for nearly 60 years.
40 Auto Da Corsa Storica Being a Ferrari Test Driver
Test driving the Ferrari 308 GTB group 4 and group B

Robert Vaglietti

Roberto Vaglietti Archives


You don't test drive for Ferrari unless you're very good. And Robert Vaglietti was very good.Starting with the Ferrari 308 series, he developed the 308 rally cars & the Ferrari 512 BBLMs among others, before becoming head of Corse Clienti. Here he tells us the joys and sorrows of testing and developing the Michelotto built 308 Group IV and Group B rally cars.
46 Fotografia Phil Hill the renaissance man was there
Images capture more than we realize

Doug Nye

Phil Hill


Ferrari's 1961 Formule One World Champion Driver Phil Hill really was the thinking man's racer. Temperamentally he was in period both intensely capable, and intensely competitive. He was also introspective - highly prone to self-doubt, soul-searching, and that could make him spring-loaded, excitable. But he was also very much a polymath, very widely-read, very well educated, broadly knowledgeable on all manner of subjects.
48 Auto Da Corsa Storica 2018 Goodwood Revival
Real Racing for the Real Joy of it

Vincent Yernaux, Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


The 2018 version of the Goodwood Revival was the usual over-the-top display of automotive racing history, or hysteria, as everything has to be "of period" - cars, clothing, scenery - and everyone is passionate about fulfilling that brief.
52 Notizie Ferrari Club of America annual meet gathers the faithful to upstate New York
The Ferrari Club of America National Meeting hosts the 50th anniversary of the 365 GTB/4 Daytona, and much more

Cavallino Staff, Chris Current

Dom Miliano


The Ferrari Club of America is the major authorized Ferrari Club of the Americas and is probably the largest in the world for sheer members, and every year they hold an annual meeting which is friendly (meet and great old and new campatriots), fun (the two rallies), exciting (the fast track), tense (the Concours), and educational (the lecture series).
56 Corse GP The season winds down after many battles
Formula One Championship

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


Singapore 09/16
Russia 09/30
Japan 10/07
United States 10/21
Mexico 10/28
59 Galleria Galleria
60 Corse GT GT Ferraris wind down the season with good results
Ferraris in GT Racing

Keith Bluemel


IMSA WeatherTech Championship
European Le Mans Series
Blancpain Endurance Series
Blancpain GT Sports Club
FIA WEC - World Endurance Championship
International GT OPen Series
Michelin Le Mans Cup
Blancpain GT Series Asia
Blancpain Sprint Cup Series
65 Guida All Ferraris produced & Pricing Guide to the Market
As of December 1, 2018

Keith Bluemel, Cavallino Staff


The GT, Sport and Production Ferraris, with pertinent information and values.
71 Mercato What's next for the Ferrari market
Some fireside thoughts & comments
The car market has, indeed, slowed from the heights of the previous year, and there are several factors, none of which are singularly important, but which taken as a whole, has put a damper on the former hubris. As of November this year, the overall economies of the world have been slowing, for a multitude of reasons, non of which are directly related to the classic car market, but rather is has made buyers cautious in all areas of ownership and investments.