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5/23/2012

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The 12-cylinder engine takes about 20 days to make and undergoes several stages, from mechanical work to heat treatment and finishing.
The 12-cylinder engine takes about 20 days to make and undergoes several stages, from mechanical work to heat treatment and finishing.

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Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   5/25/2012 5:55:58 PM
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I like to see T.E. Lawrence being cited here, Allezw. It proves that Design News readers are a literate bunch.

Allezw
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Allezw   5/25/2012 6:36:59 PM
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The first design V12s were replaced in sports cars in about 1953 with an engine series based on their formula one engine; first four cylinders, then a six cylinder inline.

FYI --http://www.autoblog.com/2011/05/17/rare-four-cylinder-57-ferrari-testa-rossa-expected-to-top-4-mi/ 

 

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Allezw   5/25/2012 6:49:13 PM
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Indeed! Or express a wide variety of experience. It all depends on what topic comes up in these magazines.

Ever read any of the Ingersoll Rand Compressed Air trade magazines? They have covered everything from restoring a WWII 16" coastal defense rifle, to bees. There is only the magazine name on the front cover and company advertising on the inside and back cover.

Needless to say, some of the articles generate a lot of information from the knowledgeable readers.

 

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bobjengr   5/29/2012 5:09:04 PM
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Sylvie—terrific article!  I certainly learned something today.   I had no idea their annual production was only 6,000 cars.  They obviously go for quality and not quantity.  Sadly enough, I read today the earthquake in Bologna has shut the factory for an undetermined period of time.  Let's hope there were no injuries or significant damage and they can get up and running again quickly.     Your description of their factory mirrors the efforts of VW here in my home town (Chattanooga, Tennessee).  VW has built a "green" production facility that is truly marvelous.  Again, great article.

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Sylvie Barak   5/29/2012 5:29:06 PM
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Thank you! That means a lot to me! It was a piece i really enjoyed writing, so it's always nice to hear that people enjoyed reading it too.

I was also surprised that annual production was just 6000, but rarity increases value, so I guess there is incentive to keep it high quality, high cost.

Thanks again!

 

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ABrantley   6/2/2012 10:09:31 AM
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We visited Maranello last fall on a trip through Italy, and what we were most impressed with was the sound of engines throughout the town. The mechanics will take cars out on the road to test drive them, so it's not uncommon to have one cruise by. Additionally, there's a place adjacent to the Ferrari museum where, for a fee, one can get "pre-flight instruction" on driving a Ferrari, then take one (accompanied by an experienced driver) out on the road.

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