This Is Why The Dino Wasn't Just A Low-Rent Ferrari

John Pogson of the UK's Italia Autosport is a pivotal figure in the world of Ferrari. He's been fixing, driving and restoring them since his early 20s, and has raced 355s and F40s. Who better, then, to tell the story of the Dino, an oddball sports car that became a legend. » 11/15/14 10:00am 11/15/14 10:00am

Dino 246GT: The lady dressed in sapphire

I never cared much for classic cars until recently in my 20s. For most of my life, particularly in my adolescent years, performance numbers defined the rank of a car and technology determined its desirability. It wasn't until last year I discovered the wonder of appreciating older cars that crowds overlooked and… » 2/23/14 3:48pm 2/23/14 3:48pm

For $26,000, Be More Martin Than Lewis

Dino Martin used to play straight man to the wacky Jerry Lewis in many a film. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat Dino similarly once played second fiddle to the like-named almost a Ferrari, but is this one's price simply whacked? » 10/05/12 8:00am 10/05/12 8:00am

Why Do Car Collectors Drive 1987 Volvo 740 Turbos?

When you have a garage stuffed with a 1946 MG, a 1957 Thunderbird, an XK Jaguar, a C1 Corvette and a Ferrari Dino what would you drive every day? It's clear from this vintage advertisement that Volvo thought the answer to that question was a 1987 740 Turbo. » 3/10/12 4:00pm 3/10/12 4:00pm

The True Story Of How A Ferrari Ended Up Buried In Someone's Yard

These photos, taken in February, 1978, show a Dino 246 GTS being unearthed from the front yard of a home in Los Angeles. The photos have been making the rounds online for years. But what's the real story? How'd the Dino wind up underground, and where is it now? » 1/13/12 1:30pm 1/13/12 1:30pm

For $44,000, is this 308 better red than dead?

Despite a longstanding relationship with Pininfarina, Ferrari awarded the design of their first mid-engined V8 car to cross-town rival Bertone, a decision that Pininfarina then, and many since, have rued. The seller of today'sNice Price or Crack Pipe 308 GTB4 has tried to rectify the styling, but his price might also… » 8/22/11 8:00am 8/22/11 8:00am

Trio of rare Italian exotics found in dusty Texas barn

For the past several years, car collectors in Texas had heard rumors of a secret stash of near-showroom condition Italian sports car, tucked away and nearly forgotten. The rumors were true, but the mystery remains intact. » 7/27/11 12:00pm 7/27/11 12:00pm

Romp through the twilight of the Golden Age of Porn in a black Ferrari…

The 1980 movie Insatiable is one of the classics of cinematic pornography. Thirty years on, it raises strange questions about the longevity of porn versus that of ‘70s Ferraris. Here, in all its big budget and completely SFW glory, is Marilyn Chambers driving a black Dino for several helicopter-shot minutes. » 6/17/11 2:30pm 6/17/11 2:30pm

Your ridiculously cool Ferrari wallpaper is here

Older Ferraris are a bitch to identify, so props to @SpeedSportLife for placing Kevin Boesky's great photo as the Ferrari 246 S Dino Fantuzzi 'High-Tail' Spyder. The 1600-px version is here and the giganto-desktop version is on our Facebook page. » 3/17/11 5:15pm 3/17/11 5:15pm

Architect Designs Glass Palace For Car Collection

Architect Steve Hermann calls his "Glass Pavilion" home in Montecito, California his opus. The nearly-impossible looking cantilevered structure is mostly open air, but the basement "art gallery" is walnut columns and vintage cars. Ferrari Dino? Mercedes 300SL? Excellent taste, sir. » 8/23/10 4:00pm 8/23/10 4:00pm

The Only Ferrari Dino We've Ever Seen On Google Street View

This car is parked on the street in Honolulu. It can apparently be found at this location on a regular basis. So, to review: Guy lives in Hawaii and drives his 246 GT often. We want his life. » 3/05/10 1:40pm 3/05/10 1:40pm

Project Car Hell, Fun With Fastback Fiats Edition: Dino or 128 SL Coupe?

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Let's celebrate Fiat's triumphant return to North America! » 8/29/09 6:00pm 8/29/09 6:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $15,000 Fiat Dino?

Unsurprisingly, 82% of readers felt that $433 was a truly righteous price for a ready-to-go LeMons-winning BMW 535i. However, we can't stop thinking about Fiat, so that means we're going to look at one now. » 1/22/09 8:00am 1/22/09 8:00am

PCH, Rootes Group Challenges The Prancing Horse: Sunbeam Venezia or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! You want an exotic European Hell Project, do you? Well, who doesn't?
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Backyard Ferrari Of The Day: 1980 Crypto-Porschrarri Dino

You Ferrari fanciers have no doubt been pointing and hooting at the Fauxborghinis of last week's Backyard Lambo Of The Day series. Not so fast, signore! We're going to follow up that series with some Fauxrraris, cars that offend the purists just as much as they impress the rest of us with their low-buck (and sometimes… » 12/08/08 2:00pm 12/08/08 2:00pm

Vintage Racer Killed In High-Speed Crash At Mosport Raceway

This weekend weekend of bad motorsports keeps getting worse. Yesterday, Scott Kalitta. Today, Dino Crescentini, a ten-year veteran of vintage racing, died at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, when the Wolf Dallara Can-Am car he was driving — a car once owned by Canadian industrialist and Formula… » 6/22/08 9:50pm 6/22/08 9:50pm

2009 Ferrari California, Revealed!

Ferrari welcomed us all a little bit early to the Hotel California, and yes, it's a lovely place. In fact, check out the lovely face on the new 2009 Ferrari California just to see if we're wrong. Despite being told we'd need to wait at least another week before shots would officially go live, the prancing stallions… » 5/13/08 5:48am 5/13/08 5:48am

Ferrari GT Coming in 10 Days, 23 hours

The buzz machine for the pending Ferrari F149 just got a lot louder. A teaser website for the pending prancing pony which is apparently now called the Ferrari GT just went up and it's not only touting the time line for our first look, but also gives a specific countdown —10 days, 23 hours as of this printing 20… » 5/09/08 1:40pm 5/09/08 1:40pm

Ferrari F149 Dino California GT Thingamacar Caught Without Crazy Rear…

Despite the deadline for the really real pictures of the new Ferrari F149 (or Dino, or California GT) being supposedly only days away now, new shots have surfaced showing the true shape of the car. Now we're getting somewhere, we can see the tail end drops off with a very Berlinetta-like gusto and the overall shape… » 5/06/08 1:20pm 5/06/08 1:20pm