Cavallino Magazine issue 242

April / May 2021

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 64 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 500 Mondial 4-cylinder engine as seen in s/n 0422 MD

Kidston SA


Feeding your Ferrari Passion

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 242, April / May 2021

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco

Kidston SA


Our menu of selected items in this 242
6 Lettere Visual clues to make you sound like an expert

Admiral Robert Phillips

Courtesy of Robert Phillips


You already know that I really enjoy any of the Ferrari four-cylinder articles you publish. The details, photos and history were very well done, as one has come to expect from Alan Boe.
8 Lettere Superamerica in Saudi Arabia with House of Sa'ud

Anthony Pfannkuche

Courtesy of Anthony Pfannkuche


Alan Boe's great article on the Ferrari Superamerica Series II brought back memories of a Series I Superamercia (s/n 0479 SA) I had the opportunity to drive in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, many years ago.
10 Lettere More on the Director's Californias

Marcel Massini

Courtesy of Getty Images, Courtesy of Marcel Massini


I'd like to offer a few corrections and additions to the article about the two Roger Vadim Ferrari 250 California Spiders.
14 Lettere Gran Premio de Cuba 1958 Personal Memorabilia
16 In Memoriam Jean Blaton 1927 - 2020
Gentleman Driver par excellence

Arnaud Blanfuney

Daniel Hendrickx, Marcel Massini, The Klemantaski Collection


Jean Blaton was the quintessence of the amateur driver. A brilliant business-man, he had the spirit of a true gentleman, and was above all a real car enthusiast, endowed with a great talent as a driver.
20 In Memoriam Romolo Tavoni 1926 - 2020
One of the Old Palace Guard

Arnaud Blanfuney

Franco Villani, Courtesy of Giorgio Nada Editore


He was the last of the giants, the last voice of the beginnings of Ferrari. Romolo Tavoni lived a very special relationship with Enzo Ferrari, his contribution to the myth was immense and his respect for the man unwavering until the end.
24 Notizie Ferrari 750 MOnza wins Peninsula Best of the Best
Cavallino Classic Best of Show takes top honors two years in a row

Michael Gregg


The Annual Best of the Best Award is for the Finest Automobile chosen from the Best of Show from only the 8 leading Concours d'Elegance shows in the world. For the entire Best of the Best history, the Cavallino Classic has always been one of those eight finest Concours Shows in the world.
28 Notizie Auto Moto D'Epoca 2020
Braving the elements, braving the virus. A good sampling of Ferraris pleased one & all.

Sven Girgensohn, Michael Benner

Michael Benner


The halls with accessories, model cars and literature were sometimes only half full and some well known vendors had decided to not take part in the fair this year.
30 Auto Da Corsa Storica Mille Miglia 2020
A fine range of vintage Ferraris still partake

Sven Girgensohn, Michael Benner, Marcel Massini

Michael Benner


The oldest representative among the classic Ferraris in the race (remember only 1957 and earlier cars can partake) was the Ferrari 166 Inter Spider Corsa Ansaloni (s/n 012), which was fitted with a Barchetta body by Fontana early in 1949.
32 Feature Ferrari 500 Mondial PF Berlinetta, s/n 0422 MD
One of only two constructed and a remarkable success in Design and Concept

Markus Siebenmorgen

Evan Klein, Kidston SA


It is a story from which Ferraristi dreams are made. An early Pinin Farina coupé with racing history, of which only two examples were built and which belonged to a French castle owner for almost 50 years.
42 Cavallino Moderno The Ferrari SP 3JC
One Man's mission to commission a truly unique Ferrari

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel, Ferrari SpA


So what dos one do having had a number of Ferrari Atelier "Tailor Made" cars, but still needing something to fulfil your desire for a truly bespoke model?
In simple terms, one takes the next step and goes for a SP (Special Project) example.
48 Cavallino Moderno Ferrari Tributo 2020
Ferrari owners brave chilly autumn weather to take part in the delayed Tribute to the Mille Miglia

Ferrari SpA, Sven Girgensohn, Michael Benner

Ferrari SpA, Michael Benner


The most beautiful race in the world, as Enzo Ferrari called it, as usual in 2020 attracted a great number of entrants. The year was also a great success for the Ferrari Tribute to the Mille Miglia, which saw 99 Ferraris competing from October 22-25, 2020.
50 Cavallino Moderno Daytona 24 Hours
Corse GT

Ferrari SpA

Ferrari SpA


Ferrari finished in the 24 Hours of Daytona with a fourth place finish in the GTLM class and more than a few regrets.
51 Cavallino Moderno Corse GT results
Corse GT

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


52 Cavallino Moderno New F1 team introduced
Corse GP

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari SpA


The day before the team's on-line presentation, President and CEO John Elkann came to meet the teeam that will be in action on track in just two weeks time at the three-day pre-season test.
53 Cavallino Moderno 2020 Ferrari SF1000 chassis numbers
Corse GP

Sven Girgensohn


Here is a list of the Ferrari F1 cars/chassis of the SF1000 used during season 2020, compiled form Ferrari information. This is important because these numbers become an indelible part of each chassis' history, and some of those histories are significant.
54 Guida All Ferraris produced & Pricing Guide to the Market
Ferraris produced data and pricing guide as of April 1, 2021

Cavallino Staff, Keith Bluemel


59 Mercato Mercato
Recent auction results
60 Galleria Galleria
64 Assistenza Assistenza
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