British Motor Museums

15th November 2017

DESIGN MUSEUM, LONDON 15 November 2017 - 15 April 2018

An exhibition has opened at London's Design Museum celebrating 70 years of Ferrari design, from the brand's first vehicle, to the Formula One race car that Michael Schumacher drove to victory in 2000.

A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age. Get unprecedented access into the secretive world of car making. A behind-the-scenes look at the design, manufacturing and engineering of one of the most iconic car brands on the planet.

The exhibition, created in collaboration with Ferrari, offers an insight into the life of Enzo Ferrari, unique cars and rarely seen documents. Celebrating 70 years of precision design, from the launch of the first Ferrari car in 1947 to the latest car production.

This ambitious display will bring together early design models, rare personal memorabilia and archival material relating to Enzo Ferrari’s life. See some of the most famous Ferraris to be seen on roads and racing circuits around the world alongside early cars, wind tunnel models and hand-sculpted models in both clay and wood.

Dedicated displays will explore the design development, engineering and manufacturing of Ferrari together with the company’s phenomenal attention to detail in every element of the cars’ design. The exhibition will also present Ferrari’s racing heritage, the ongoing quest for innovation as well as the glamour of their well-known clientele

Adult £18.00 Student/ concession £10.50 Family (1 adult + 3 children) £29.30 Family (2 adults + 3 children) £41.00 Child (6 - 15 years) £9.00 Children under 6 years free Members free 10% discount is applied when booking 10 or more tickets online. Alternatively, please contact the Bookings Office (Mon - Fri 10;00 to 17:00) on +44 20 3862 5937 or +44 20 3862 5900. Concession tickets include seniors (over 60 years), the disabled and a companion and job seekers.

Last exhibition entry 17:00 address: The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG Ticket Master

The show starts with an exact replica of the first Ferrari car ever made. Created in 1947, when the Italian economy was damaged from the second world war, the Ferrari 125 S marked an achievement in history. The rosso-corsa-red race car sported a 1.5-litre V12 engine producing around 118 horsepower, and could reach speeds of up to 130 miles per hour.

text and photos courtesy of Design Museum London


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