Ferrari World issue 37

February / March 1997

Language English language icon English
Dimensions softcover, 72 pages, 211 x 298 mm

The English edition of Ferrari World Magazine was published between 1989 and 1997. Similar to the Italian and German edition of Ferrari World Magazine, it mainly features reports on events, contemporary and classic Ferrari models, contributed by reknown Ferrari experts and photographers.

Cover of Ferrari World issue 37, February / March 1997

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
1 Contents Contents
3 Editorial Editorial

Alessandro Giudice


The years go by and things change, sometimes imperceptibly and sometimes with the force and rapidity of a revolution. For Ferrari, just turned fifty and full of the desire to do great things.
5 Notebook Notebook
October - November 1996
10 Feature Mamma mia!
Ferrari 550 Maranello

Alessandro Giudice


Get to know her and you'll fall for her in a big way. The Ferrari 550 Maranello's abundance of character makes her a real benchmark, a product whose Italian flair will conquer the world.
20 The Drivers When Michele nearly won the title
Michele Alboreto

Franco Lini


The Ardennes winter and Enzo Ferrari's anger deprived Alboreto of the 1985 world title and handed it to Alain Prost on a plate. A fact that changed the course of Formula 1.
26 Profile Hands on from the Top
Mortimer Houghton Tuner
Nestling in the quiet and picturesque Cotswolds town of Nerthleach, Mortimer Houghton Turner is one of the newer of the official Ferrari dealerships.
28 Feature Blue Velvet
Ferrari 250 SA

Silvana Casarotto


Smoothly flowing lines and a strong, robus nature. Or how, in a rare Super America, Ferrari engineered a marriage between the beauty of the Coupé Aerodinamica and the brute force of the 250 GT engine.
38 Racing Title goes west
IMSA

Alessandro Giudice


After last season's sensational success, and with a second win well within reach, Ferrari lost the IMSA Constructors' title in the last round of the championship.
45 Mondo Ferrari Mondo Ferrari
47 Events Essen Motor Show '96
29 November - 8 December 1996
The 1996 Essen Show occupied 18 hals of the Messe Essen complex, and was truly international in its content, with many of Europe's major car and accessory manufacturers exhibiting their latest offerings.
49 Events The national classic Motor Show
NEC, Bermingham 23-24 November, 1996
The National Classic Show held at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre over the Weekend of 23-24 November, attracted a wide range of one-make and model car clubs to this increasingly popular event.
51 News News
57 Models A most unusual Ferrari 750 Monza

Brian Harvey


The model that caused a stir this time was a beautifully built and finely detailed Ferrari 750 Monza from Faenza 43 in Italy. Only available as a limited edition hand-built.
60 Market Market
63 Style News Style News
65 Flash Back That was the year that was

Keith Bluemel


A new regular feature giving a personal insight into the Ferrari phenomenon. This first recollection is from our own Features Editor, Keith Bluemel.
67 Buyers' Guide Ferrari 328 Models

Tony Willis, Maranello Sales Ltd.


The Ferrari 328 GTB and GTS were introduced to replace the Ferrari 308 Quattrovalvole models at the 1985 Frankfurt Salon. As far as styling goes they were very similar to their predecessors, although the front and rear bumper / lower body sections had been redesigned to provide smoother extremities, softening the wedge shape of the earlier model.