Car Porn: 50 Distinguished Photos of Vintage Ferraris


When it comes to cars here at Tan & Terrific, there’s nothing more we love than vintage Ferraris. Our favorite unanimously goes to the F40 – One of the few turbo’d Ferrari and way ahead of it’s age when it was released. We always enjoy a classic 365 GT 2+2 or 250 GTO as well. Check out the photos below and keep your eye out for when these all go up for auction soon enough. You can imagine some of the prices these will be going for as the vintage car bubble continues to rise with no end in sight – something we’re okay with if you have a few cars on your hands.

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Lamborghini’s Menacing Aventador Superveloce


Lamborghini fans have been counting down the day for Lamborghini to unleash a raging bull with the epic SV badge. That day has arrived as Lamborghini releases the most insane Aventador – the 750-4 Aventador Superveloce.

Dropping 110 lbs through the use of carbon fiber, the beast will put down 750HP at 8400 rpm with the help of its naturally aspirate V12 and propel the car from 0-62 in 2.8 seconds with a top speed over 217 mph. The sound emits through a quad pipe exhaust system that is newly redesigned for lightweight performance but free flowing to allow the burnt fuel and music to emit from its rear end. The Superveloce is priced at 327,190 Euros for those overseas, but US pricing has not been released yet.

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2016 Mercedes AMG GT

Mercedes AMG GT 4

Last year’s Mercedes SLS AMG GT marked the end of the first vehicle developed fully by AMG. Well, here’s the successor to the throne, the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT that’s due to hit showrooms next year. The new coupe will be offered in two trims, both housing the brand’s new 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 with dry-sump lubrication, dubbed the M178.

The GT has an output 456 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque that pushes it from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 189 mph. The GT S pushes 503 hp and 479 pound-feet of torque as it goes from 0 to 60 in 3.7 on its way to a top speed of 193 mph. All this is courtesy of a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission that comes with a locking differential. In terms of styling, much inspiration comes from the 300SL such as the single-bar chrome grille and bubble roof, but it all comes together nicely in a very modern design. There’s a big prominent Mercedes star inside an oval grille with two air intakes at the lower corners while the hood features dual powerdomes.

The tapered rear looks wide with its long taillights and an electronically controlled rear spoiler that’s tucked away nicely when not deployed. Inside, you’ll see Mercedes’ two-pod layout for the instrument panel fitted with an electronic display in the center and a flat-bottom steering wheel to control this beast. The center console is dubbed the Drive unit, with styling reminiscent of the V8’s cylinder layout. Look for the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S to release spring 2015 with the GT following in 2016.

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Ferrari FXX K


If there’s one car every man should want in his garage (or living room) this would be it. Based on the LaFerrari, the Ferrari FXX K is the hypercar’s most unchained, track-centric version. It was unveiled at the Italian automaker’s Finali Mondiali event at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, giving us a car that’s not only extremely powerful but looks downright monstrous as well. The name comes from the Enzo-based FXX that was part of Ferrari’s client development program while this one gets an extra letter for the KERS hybrid system. That system gets upped in the FXX K when compared to the “base” LaFerrari. The electric motor pushes out 187 horsepower now while the 6.3-liter V12 produces 848 horses. That’s a total of 1,035 horses, up from 950 hp of the LaFerrari. Torque’s actually down slightly to 664 pound-feet.

The FXX K also features a recalibrated electronic differential, traction control, ABS, Racing SSC (Side Slip Angle Control) and a four-mode Manetinno dial on the center console that helps drivers flip effortlessly between different electric boost levels. Beyond the performance figures, the car’s design is the LaFerrari at heart but features a few much-welcomed details. The aero package has really been improved with a two-part splitter upfront, vertical fins along the flanks, side skirts extending between the wheels, as well as a dynamic rear wing and diffuser that are as functional as they are aggressive. The end result is a vehicle that gets 50 percent more downforce, with some additional help from increased mechanical grip from the Pirelli racing slicks and carbon-ceramic brake discs. The FXX K may never enter race but it will see daylight through Ferrari’s client track program.

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