News Details

The only Ferrari-powered boat is up for grabs

Seeking something fast, furious and stylish to whizz you across Lake Como, from your palatial residence to an opulent dinner at the Villa d'Este? We've got you covered. You may not know it, but Ferrari once powered a hydroplane back in the 1950s. The craft was designed by Cantieri Timossi for racer Achille Castoldi, whose ambition it was to beat the World Speed Record on water in the 800kg class. Castoldi approached Enzo Ferrari who accepted to supply a modified 4.5L V12 engine and a few of the Scuderia's engineers for the endeavor. The 3-point hydroplane was built from hardwood and covered in mahogony veneer. Naturally, the upper body was painted in scarlet red and emblazoned with...
Full Story »
2mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Wolff expecting 'totally different conversation' about...

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes Ferrari's complexion at Spa will be...
2mo ago from F1i.com

Ferrari and Leclerc in action at Monza on Wednesday

Charles Leclerc will buckle up today for one more short day of work with...
2mo ago from F1i.com

Binotto: Ferrari not inclined to switch focus to 2020...

Ferrari's 2019 championship hopes have all but evaporated, but the...
2mo ago from F1i.com

Leclerc admits Vettel has an edge in tyre management

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc believes he needs to rein part of his...
2mo ago from F1i.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez equals Doohan's record with comfortable win at...

Marc Marquez equaled Mick Doohan's record of 54 premier class victories by...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Quartararo becomes 2019 Rookie of the Year with Motegi...

Fabio Quartararo has taken the 2019 Rookie of the Year title with another...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tänak “Needs to be Smart” on Rally Spain

Ott Tänak can seal his maiden WRC Drivers Title next weekend.

Popular On GunnersToday.com

'A total embarrassment': Retired Premier League ref...

It's probably a bit much to say that VAR has ruined football, but it's...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

'Arsenal can achieve something important'

Unai Emery believes Arsenal can achieve something important this season,...
3h ago from SkySports.com

Good news for Arsenal as club drop heavy hint that big...

For most fans it might be quite hard to get excited about a left back...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

'Please no', 'We should look elsewhere' - Many Arsenal...

Arsenal's Dani Ceballos is reportedly in talks with parent club Real...

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Izzo: 'At Honda, they probably have more confidence in...

Honda's first season with Red Bull will receive... Read More »
7h ago from GPBlog.com

Juan Manuel Correa gets a welcome visitor!

F2 racer Juan Manuel Correa was all smiles when a... Read More »
15h ago from F1i.com
Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.