How Fast Can a Ferrari Go?

September 12th, 2021 by
Ferrari 488 Spider

Even when you’re not pushing the limit, driving a Ferrari is a unique and thrilling experience, whether you’re sticking to the streets of Chicago or blazing down the highways between Indianapolis and Milwaukee. It goes without saying that reaching a Ferrari’s top speed is incredible on the track — but check out the list below to see just how fast you can go in a Ferrari. View Ferrari Inventory Contact Us Ferrari Top Speed by Model Ferrari 360 Modena Top Speed: 183 mph Ferrari 360 Spider Top Speed: 180 mph Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale Top Speed: 186 mph Ferrari 458…

What is the Ferrari Purosangue?

August 27th, 2021 by
Car covered by a sheet

The 2022 Ferrari Purosangue will be the first SUV Ferrari produces — but it’s much more than a simple SUV. This is a vehicle that promises to unite the world-class driving experience of the Prancing Horse with a practical, utility-forward design meant to be as useful on daily drives around Chicago as it is impressive on the track. Expected to use a front-mid-engined design, the Purosangue is poised to be like nothing else on the market. Ferrari Inventory Contact Us What is an FUV? FUV stands for “Ferrari Utility Vehicle.” This is a recognition that the Purosangue is much more…

What is a Manettino Dial and What Does It Do?

July 1st, 2021 by

A manettino dial is a rotary switch on certain Ferrari vehicles that enables quick adjustment of the car’s suspension, traction control, electronic differential, and electronic gearbox to suit a variety of different driving conditions.  In Italian, the word manettino means “little lever” or “little switch,” and this little lever produces big results behind the wheel. Each of the Ferrari driving modes enabled by the Manettino provides a different driving experience, engaging and utilizing different components of the powertrain to quickly adapt to changing conditions on the road or track. View Ferrari Inventory Contact Us What is the Ferrari Manettino? The…

Ferrari 812 Competizione Specs

June 30th, 2021 by
Ferrari 812 Competizione on the track

The Ferrari 812 Competizione’s specs showcase its status as a special edition of the vaunted 812 Superfast, offering higher revs, lower weight, more horsepower, and myriad other refinements. In one sense, this limited-edition 812 might be thought of as what the engineers in Maranello always wanted the Superfast to be; but in another sense, it’s a stunning display of Ferrari’s commitment to pushing the envelope with every new release. View Ferrari Inventory Contact Us Ferrari 812 Competizione Engine Output Engine: Naturally Aspirated 6.5L V12 Horsepower: 819 hp @ 9,500 rpm Torque: 510 lb-ft @ 7,000 rpm Transmission: Seven-speed dual-clutch The…

Ferrari 812 Special Editions Revealed

May 31st, 2021 by

Demonstrating their continued commitment to pushing the envelope, Ferrari has revealed a versione speciale of the iconic 812 Superfast. Dubbed the Ferrari 812 Competizione, it’s a faster, flashier, more refined version of a modern supercar legend. There’s also a convertible variant called the Ferrari 812 Competizione A (or Aperta). What’s not to love? View Ferrari Inventory Contact Us Ferrari 812 Competizione Changes: What’s New? More Horsepower: The 812 Competizione, like the 812 Superfast, comes equipped with a naturally aspirated 6.5L V12 engine — but the Competizione produces more horsepower than the 812 Superfast, bringing its output to 819 hp. The…

Continental AutoSports Wins 2020 Cavallino Award

March 31st, 2021 by
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Continental AutoSports Ferrari has been recognized by Ferrari with the prestigious Cavallino Award, indicating our exceptional levels of customer service. Our team goes above and beyond to satisfy even the most demanding of Prancing Horse enthusiasts, and this award is a testament to that. View Ferrari Inventory Contact Us What is the Ferrari Cavallino Award? Ferrari’s Cavallino Award was created to recognize dealerships that exceed standard business objectives, sales targets, and overall operations. To be eligible for this award, a Ferrari dealership must not only exhibit strong business performance and be actively engaged in sales, marketing, and service programs — the dealership…

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Feature Friday | 70th Anniversary Ferrari California T

March 26th, 2021 by

2018 Ferrari California T One of One, Tailor Made, 70th Anniversary Special Edition 70 years after Ferrari became recognized as an official automotive manufacturer, they wanted to organize something special to immortalize their history and lineage. In 2016 it was announced at the Paris Motor Show that 70 special edition liveries, honoring street and race cars from Ferrari’s past, would be mirrored onto the contemporary model range of the F12berlinetta, the 488 GTB, the 488 Spider, the GTC4Lusso, and the California T. In total, 350 absolutely unique vehicles would be manufactured and tailor-made to honor 70 years of Ferrari excellence….

Ferrari Returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans

February 26th, 2021 by

The announcement that Ferrari will return to the top class of the World Endurance Championship with a new Le Mans Hypercar in 2023 ignites memories of the first sparks of the relationship between Ferrari and endurance racing.   Just two years after their first production car, two V12 Ferrari 166MMs entered in the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans. The first Le Mans to take place after World War II. After six hours of racing, one of the Ferraris got caught in an accident, leaving the driver team of the Italian-born Luigi Chinetti and British Peter Mitchell-Thomson in a gruesome battle…

Shop Talk With Kam Palasz

February 8th, 2021 by
Kam Palasz

Check out this week’s edition of Shop Talk where Noel Rivera, Sales Manager features Kam Palasz, Ferrari Detail Specialist. Learn Kam’s role at Continental and find out why he is someone you should know! More Shop Talk

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Shop Talk With Patrick Lepacek

February 1st, 2021 by
Patrick Lepacek

Check out this week’s edition of Shop Talk where Noel Rivera, Sales Manager features Patrick Lepacek, Ferrari Master Technician. Learn Patrick’s role at Continental and find out why he is someone you should know! More Shop Talk

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