Is there a hotter rivalry in the premium car arena than Ferrari v Lamborghini? Buckle up, it’s only going to get hotter as this decade unfolds. Hot on the trail of its Purosangue, Ferrari unveiled the new Roma Spider. This stunning soft-top will replace the Portofino M in the line. Meanwhile, Lamborghini has unveiled the chassis and powertrain for its upcoming 1,000-horsepower hyper hybrid and confirmed plans for two more hybrids and then two battery EVs. Never a dull moment with these two Italian supercar superpowers.
The Apollo GT is a rarity, with a total of 88 made, and fewer than 50 believed to survive. Fantasy Junction in Emeryville, CA has a critical example, of a 1964 model said to be the second-to-last made, all original with just 4,000 miles.
All those rumors of a V6-powered Ferrari turned out to be true. The Ferrari 296GTB unveiled on June 25 is a mid-engine model with a new V6, and it’s part of a hybrid electric powertrain that cranks out an astounding 818 horsepower.
Early customers for the 2021 Ferrari Roma didn’t need to wait for the reviews before putting their money down. Just look at this car. Making a break from current Ferrari design, the Roma looks very different from its siblings … and it’s difficult to look away.