We will see 10 Ferraris come to Australia this year, each already sold. The waiting list is as long as 18 months.
Yet despite these accountant-driven distractions, the cars from Maranello are wonderful.
There is still no experience in motoring that comes close to the shivering, anticipatory thrill when you push the red button and that engine— which, in any Ferrari, is really what it is all about— fires up. From here on in, anything else you drive will feel just a bit, in most cases very, ordinary. Unless perhaps you have a Bugatti Veyron in the garage.
The FF is one of the most radical cars Ferrari has done. The first F signifies four seats, which is not new. Its predecessor, the 612, also had a couple of rear pews; those in the FF are comfortable and spacious for most adults and there is a real boot with an extendable floor, too.
The other F indicates fourwheel drive, or 4RM in Ferrarispeak. This is out-there engineering, not just for Ferrari, but also in its