Red is the color most associated with Ferrari, people even describe the color as Ferrari Red, but not all Ferraris were red. Vintage Ferraris, especially the non-racing variety, came in all sorts of colors. Even some Ferrari purists admit red is not the best color to highlight the lines of the car. Over the years we’ve seen plenty, here are some of the most beautiful vintage Ferraris in anything but red.
This silver and black color scheme on the 1952 Ferrari 212 Export makes the car look luxurious and it sets off the details.
Green and black works well on this 1951 212 Ferrari Export Spyder.
The iconic Ferrari Lusso is very stylish in green or blue. While we are on blue, this stunning two tone 1953 Ferrari 212 Europa PF reminds us just how great a car can look in blue. Every wonder why many cars introduced today are shot in blue? It is because they catch the eye and blue allows the nuances of a car to shine better than any other color. Ferraris look very good in blue. 1957 Ferrari 250 GT PF Coupe Speciale1954 Ferrari Europa GT Comp1956 Ferrari 250 GT ZagatoClassic Giallo or Ferrari yellow is almost as recognizable as red, but much more distinctive. The Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy is almost iconic in yellow. 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
White is another well loved Ferrari car color. A 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC really pops in icy white. 1956 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Another 250 Europa GT equally attractive in cream and green. 1959 Ferrari 400 Superamerica is a bit stealthy in silver gray.
According to Ferrari, “The classic Ferrari red, however, was simply the colour assigned by the International Automobile Federation to Italian grand prix cars in the early years of the last century.” Voila, there wasn’t some dramatic degree by Enzo Ferrari. He was following a rule, not setting one. There are plenty of official Ferrari factory painted reds:
- Rosso Corsa
- Rosso Barchetta
- Rosso Metallizzato
- Rosso Mugello
- Rosso Scuderia
- Amaranto (dark red)
- Rosso Italia
- Rosso Bordeaux
- Rosso Monza
- Rubino Micalizzato
- Rosso Dino (nearing orange)
- Rosso Chiaro
As you can see there are many color options for a Ferrari, they don’t all come in arrest-me-red.