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#4 What is the relationship between Ferrari and Maserati?

The two marques were founded by different people and had nothing to do with each other in the early days, but when the Fiat group gained full ownership of the two, the companies were part of the same family. For several years from the late 90's until the mid 00's, Fiat put Maserati under direct Ferrari ownership and control. However in 2006 ownership and operational control of Maserati was relinquished by Ferrari and reverted back to Fiat.

Nowadays, the engines used in both companies have their origin in the same blocks.
 

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#5 Why are almost all Ferraris red?

Although the choice of color is up to the buyer of the car, it seems that many people believe a Ferrari needs to be red. The origin can be found in motor racing, where each country used to have its own racing color. Red was the racing color for Italy, which explaines why in the early days Ferraris were red (and Maseratis too!). The French cars were blue, the British were green, and the Germans white, which later became silver when a German manufacturer decided too strip the paint of his car in order to become a little lighter. The car had the bare metal color and won, so the Germans changed tp silver. Technically, people also argue that yellow should be the original color for Ferrari because that is the color of the city of Modena, where Ferrari started his racing team.
 

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#6 Where can I buy Ferrari stuff?

Take a look at the shop section on this site. Ferrari itself has opened up some stores themselves which are now mainly in Italy (Ferrari Shop). Many official dealers sell Ferrari merchandise as well. The internet is a good place to start and local bookstores and other car specialist retailers are always nice to search for stuff.
 

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