When was the fist Ferrari built?
#27045. Asked by prancing horse. (Jan 25 03 2:09 AM)
But one might consider it to be 1935
Is the 1935 Alfa Romeo Bimotore, the first Ferrari?
Although every inch an Alfa Romeo, the Bimotore was the brainchild of Enzo Ferrari and Luigi Bazzi, one of Ferrari's engineers at Scuderia Ferrari. In the early 1930's, Scuderia Ferrari had been delegated the responsibility for running the Alfa Romeo racing operation. Indeed, it is said that the 1935 Alfa Romeo Bimotore is the very first car to carry the now famous prancing horse insignia of Scuderia Ferrari on its flanks and above the Bimotore's valentine heart-shaped grille work.
* ...the Ferrari workshop ...was bombed out in 1944 and rebuilt in 1946 the year in which it started designing and building the very first Ferrari.
* The first Ferrari to sport the trademark on its bonnet was a 125 driven by Franco Cortese on May 11, 1947, the Maranello company's racing debut, on the Piacenza circuit.
*The first Ferrari to sport the trademark on its bonnet was a 125 driven by Franco Cortese on May 11, 1947, the Maranello company's racing debut, on the Piacenza circuit.
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