Ferrari is the first thing that comes to mind when we think about Italian cars. The brand is popular for making one of the most beautiful and thrilling driving cars in the world. The legacy has kept on running strong in one of the most iconic cars to one of the rarest and most expensive cars. Founded by Enzo Ferrari, the brand has been a pioneer in automotive perfection and excellence in design. Every Ferrari till his death was perfected and brought onto the roads after getting tested by Mr. Ferrari himself. From the first ever Ferrari 125 S in 1947 to the fast machines in the 90s, these cars have never disappointed us. Her’s why these iconic Ferraris will be in our minds and why the 1990s was Ferrari’s best time
1. The Ferrari 360 Modena
After a crazy year in the 90s, Ferrari designed and built the Ferrari 360 Modena, a supercar for the modern buyer. The 360 Modena was designed with taking the brand’s design philosophy to next level, it made the 360 Modena able to impress both track-focused and daily driving buyers. Named after the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari, the Modena came with a powerful 3.6-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that produced over 400 hp of power. It was able to achieve a 0-60 mph time of 4.6 seconds and delivered precise handling with polished driving performance. The Ferrari 360 Modena ended the 90s era for the company with great style and hardcore power dynamics.
2. Ferrari 456 GT
In 1995, Ferrari revealed the 456 GT, a car that carried an experience of a four-seater grand tourer with the performance and design of Ferrari’s Italian blend. The 456 GT wasn’t the best Ferrari-badged car from the 90s, but it was the car that defined power and elegance in a body of a grand touring car. The Ferrari 456 GT came with a front-mounted 5.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine that produced 436 horsepower. The sheer performance and supreme ride quality with maximum thrill and refinement made this Ferrari 456 GT one hell of a car of its time.
3. Ferrari 550 Maranello
After the 456 GT which was impressing buyers with its fruitful performance and driving experience. Ferrari introduced the 550 Maranello in 1996, a supercar that is considered one of the best driver-focused cars in the world. The 550 features a beautifully designed streamlined body, housing the 5.5-liter V12 engine at the front and producing over 500 horsepower. The Ferrari 550 Maranello which replaced the popular Ferrari Testarossa with its controversial front-engined aerodynamic body was a job well done by Ferrari.
4. Ferrari F335 Berlinetta
The Ferrari F335 Berlinetta is one of the most popular and most sensual supercars from Ferrari in the 90s. The Ferrari F335 was revealed in 1994 and instantly became an example of elegance, beauty, and power. Designed by Pininfarina, the Ferrari F335 was appealing to people’s eyes and had a charm unlike any car from the 90s. The F335 came with a 3.5-liter V8 engine under its long bonnet, paired with an F!-style paddle shifting gearbox.
5. Ferrari F50
With the amazing years in Formula 1 dominated by the Maranello, Ferrari made the iconic F50 supercar. The Ferrari F50 is the closest the brand has ever come around to making a street-legal F1 car. The F50 was built to celebrate the company’s 50 years of making iconic cars in the industry. The F50 came fitted with a 4.7-liter V12 engine which they used with their expertise in building racing cars.
The engine is still one of the greatest V12 engines Ferrari has made to date. The Ferrari F50 as expected was an incredibly fast and very ferocious car with a 3.7 seconds 0-60 mph time.The 512 hp V12 was high on thrill and delivered a mind-boggling experience in driving one of the iconic Ferrari.
6. Ferrari F1 Cars In The 90s
We all know Ferrari’s dominance in Formula 1 racing in the 90s and the rise of popular F1 drivers. The Maranello has won most victories and podiums than any F1 team in history. Ferrari rose to dominance with the drivers like Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell, and of course, Micheal Schumacher. He joined Scuderia Ferrari in 1996, and since then he conquered F1 by winning many championship titles and race victories. There is a reason why the 90s was the best time for Ferrari.