Jay Kay Pays Visit to Maranello to See the New LaFerrari
As an Enzo owner and a die-hard Ferrari enthusiast and collector, Grammy Award-winning English musician, and lead singer of the acid jazz band Jamiroquai, is always welcome at the carmaker’s headquarters in Maranello. He recently paid a special visit to Ferrari’s offices to take a look at its latest top-of-the-range supercar, the rather awkwardly-named LaFerrari.
He used the opportunity to take a first-hand look at the LaFerrari and “the characteristics that make it unique in the world: technical innovation, performance, futuristic styling and the special feeling one gets from driving it,” wrote The Official Ferrari Magazine.
As it happened during Jay Kay’s previous visit to Maranello, he was welcomed by Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo. Obviously, Jay Kay had only good things to say about Ferrari’s new halo car. “It’s an amazing car and, just looking at it makes you want to drive it. I think it’s hard to imagine such a concentration of style, technology, performance and excitement all in the one package,” the artist said.
Taking that into account, is it possible that Jay Kay came to Maranello to choose interior materials and options for his own LaFerrari? We don’t know if he’s actually one of the lucky 499 owners, but he sure fits the description of the rare Ferrari collector.
WTF: Wearing Socks With Sandals (Justin Bieber Style)
A few weeks back Justin Bieber showed us how awesomely cool he was with his innovative trend setting abilities by going out in London with no top on. Yes just bare skin…genius!
So with this in mind we had an awesome idea. Why not steal Bieber’s style and mix it with one of our favourite fashion essentials – white sport socks and sandals!
Sport socks are awesome. Especially the white ones, and there’s nothing worse than being on holiday and the weather ends up being not as hot as you expected and your toes get cold. Or even worse you get sun burn on your trotters resulting in you needing to spend the rest of your holiday in your hotel room watching Sky News.
So mixing sandals with white sport socks makes more sense than eating chocolate Easter eggs for breakfast again today!
Sir Elton John-Owned and Barely Used Ferrari 512TR Heads to the Auction House
The British singer, songwriter and occasional actor auctioned off a chunk of his automotive collection back in 2001, including a Ferrari 512TR with only 1,812 miles (2,915 km) on the odometer for £98,000 (equal to US$146,000 or €112,500) at the time.
Twelve years and less than 300 miles on the odo later, the person who bought the 512TR is now putting the Ferrari up for auction at Coys Spring Classics sale in London.
The Rosso Corsa-colored car has covered a mere 2,100 miles (3,378 km) from new, and according to Coys, is reported to be in “pristine condition”. The auction house added that it comes with a complete service history and a letter of ownership authenticity from Sir Elton.
The auction house estimates that the price of the 512TR to be £90,000- £110,000 (US$134,000 or €103,000).