In 1908, Enzo Ferrari's father took him and his older brother to a race in Bologna. There, he became smitten with racing and wanted to become a race car driver. Ferrari's dream became reality in 1919, when he made his racing debut at the age of 21.

The black prancing horse in the famous Ferrari logo was originally the symbol of Count Francesco Baracca, a flying ace in the Italian air force during World War I. 

The very first car produced and built under the Ferrari name is the Ferrari 125 S (125 after the engine displacement and S for Sport).

The most expensive Ferrari ever sold was 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa (lit. "red head" - named that way because its red valve covers). It got 9.02 million euros in a recent auction. In addition to their legendary performance as race cars (the 250 TR won 10 international championships from 1958 to 1961), this model is also ultra rare: only 22 were ever constructed.

Ferrari Enzo, The flagship Ferrari model:
Only 400 cars were ever made ... and so far,  14 Enzos have been totaled. At a million bucks EACH! 

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