From December 3, 2018, to March 15, 2019, a special exhibition of Ferrari vehicles will be on display at the H.S.H. Prince of Monaco Cars Collection space.
Sporting elegance, innovative design, horsepower, red. From 3 December 2018 to 15 March 2019, H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco will host an original exhibition of Ferrari vehicles on the Terrasses de Fontvieille.
This one-time-only European exhibition will regroup fifty of the car maker’s most iconic models from within its sports car and Grand Prix lines. The homage ought to be a real draw for Ferrari fans as many of the selected vehicles are the stuff of legend. The exhibition is exclusive to the Principality and will run for four months, from early December 2018 through mid-May 2019.
As an automaker, Ferrari is among the premier names in prestige sports vehicles. Its emblematic prancing horse crest is recognized worldwide as a symbol of quality and performance. The company dates back to 1947 when it was founded by Enzo Ferrari in Maranello Italy. Since its founding, the company has grown to define the epitome of excellence.
An exhibitions site that fits just right
It is fitting that this exhibition would land in the H.S.H. Prince of Monaco Cars Collection space, as its founder Prince Rainier III coveted and collected the same type of exceptional vehicles. In his lifetime, the Prince collected and restored around 100 vehicles from both American and European manufacturers. More intimate than a museum, this space hosted his personal collection, which he tended with passion and dedication. After his passing, Prince Albert II has continued caring for and adding to the collection.
Among the selected Ferarri models that will be on display:
> 1960 246 F1, the last car to have a front-mounted engine. It competed in Formula 1 in 1960.
> 1961 246 SP, the first Ferrari with a central rear-mounted engine.
> 1962 250 GTO. 36 were built. Widely considered the most legendary Ferrari and the Italian carmaker’s finest sports car of all time. Winner of the Tour de France driven by Bianchi/Berger, it was sold at auction for 70 million dollars, making it the world’s most expensive car.
> 1965 250 LM. Heir to the 250 GTO, a total of 32 were built, each boasting a healthy 320 HP.
> 1970 512 S, only 26 of which were ever built. The 512 refers to the 5-liter V12 engine. This model appears in the 1971 film “Le Mans” starring Steve McQueen.
> 1989 F1 in which Nigel Mansell won the Brazilian and Hungarian Grand Prix. The same car was driven to victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix by Gerhard Berger in the same year.
> 1991 F40, the last “supercar” made during Enzo Ferrari’s lifetime.
> 2004 Enzo, directly inspired by Formula 1 models from the bodywork to the mechanics as well as the featuring of high-performance materials. 660 HP and a top speed of 363 km/h. It was dubbed Enzo as a tribute to the “Commendatore”.
Adults – 8€
Children aged 6 to 16 – 4€