20 Huge Mistakes Ferrari Execs Want Us To Forget

Ferrari is easily one of the most popular car manufacturers in the entire automobile world. It is quite clear that they have had a lot of success with their models over the years. That is why so many celebrities opt to purchase one or many of these cars. However, not everything is picking daisies throughout its history.

With all that has been stated thus far, in this article, we will be looking at 20 massive mistakes that Ferrari wishes they could take back. It is important to note that this list will be a mixture of cars from the manufacturer, as well as common issues that we have seen with their cars. At the end of the day, all of these are important to keep in mind if one is considering to purchase a vehicle from this manufacturer.

Now, with all of this being stated, let's get this show on the road!

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20 Faulty Engines

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Throughout the entire history of Ferrari has had a fair share of vehicles that have gone on to have faulty engines. It definitely has become quite the norm to expect there to be engine problems from this manufacturer, as according to carcomplaints.com, it is the clear number one issue that is presented.

19 Ferrari 208 GTS

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There is no question that the Ferrari 208 GTS has an amazing look to it, but that is the only positive element of it. According to drivetribe.com, this car failed immensely because of the fact that it was far too slow to carry the manufacturer's name. It was also built horribly, so we will forever dislike it.

18 Ferrari FXX

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Did the Ferrari FXX have an abundance of potential? Yes. Did it reach it? Absolutely not. The primary problem with this car is the fact that it is worth such a high amount of money, according to drivetribe.com. It simply does not reach the level of success that us car enthusiasts were desperately hoping for.

17 Steering Delays

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According to carcomplaints.com, another massive problem that has been presented throughout the entire history of Ferrari cars is the fact that they possess steering delays. This is what make them a bit unsafe to drive at times, which is unacceptable when looking at how expensive they are. It is a shame.

16 Ferrari 400

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The Ferrari 400 is a car that we like in terms of its look, as it possesses an old school vibe. However, according to drivetribe.com, this car falls short immensely when it comes to its overall performance. It just is not the type of car we would want from this manufacturer, as it is far too slow.

15 Lack Of Focus On Dependability

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There is no question that Ferrari is constantly aiming to build beautiful cars that come with a lot of speed. That is what has carried them to the top. However, it is quite apparent that this has taken away from them making these cars actually dependable in the past.  It is a trend that we see at times even today as well.

14 Ferrari F50

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The Ferrari F50 was not the worst vehicle from this car manufacturer, but that does not mean that it was not a mistake. According to autowise.com, there simply was not any public interest in this model, as it was apparent that there were far better cars that they could choose from this brand.

13 Transmission Problems

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Over the years, Ferrari vehicles have been notorious for their transmission problems, according to carcomplaints.com. This has led to people needing to get this element of their Ferrari car quite frequently. It does not help that this is not a cheap part to fix, especially with this vehicle being such an expensive one.

12 Ferrari Mondial B

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The Ferrari Mondial B was a complete mess and that's a shame. It had a great look to it, but according to autowise.com, this vehicle failed because of how badly it was when it came to its overall structure. Engine and electric issues were quite the norm, and people would quickly stay away from it.

11 Ferrari F14 T

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The Ferrari F14 T was built for racing, so it was expected to have a lot of speed. However, according to autowise.com, it is absolutely apparent that this is not the case in the slightest. It failed to win a single race, and with that, people began to heavily criticize this specific model.

10 Failing Brakes

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When a car manufacturer is known for making special sport cars, it is important for them to make them have great brakes. However, this manufacturer has been noted to have a lot of vehicles have failing brakes, which definitely is a major mistake on their end. It is just awful to hear.

9 Ferrari 208 GTB

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According to autowise.com, the Ferrari 208 GTB is a vehicle that had an immense amount of problems with its engine. It got so bad that it would end up being smoked by any heavy duty pickup truck in a race. With that being stated, it is clear that we can deem this vehicle as a complete and utter mistake.

8 Ferrari California

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The Ferrari California was built for races, but at the end of the day, it can absolutely be classified as a lemon. According to autowise.com, this is one of the worst vehicles from the car manufacturer because of how poorly it came to its overall structure. Overall, it is one that they wish they could take back for sure.

7 A/C And Heater Problems

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According to carcomplaints.com, Ferrari vehicles are notorious for having A/C and heater problems. This is entirely unacceptable, as these functions are quite the necessity for every single vehicle on the road. When these do not work, it can create discomfort for drivers and that is not fair at all.

6 Ferrari 348 TB

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The Ferrari 348 TB definitely ended up being a failure, as absolutely nobody would end up being interested in it. This should not come as surprise, as according to autowise.com, this vehicle was prone to having a lot of issues when it came to its engine, as well as its overall durability.

5 Ferrari Testarossa

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The Ferrari Testarossa may have some huge fans, but at the end of the day, it clearly was a massive mistake from the car manufacturer. According to autowise.com, this car was structured so poorly that it would go on to have every problem in the book. It did not help that they would show up from the very start.

4 Too Expensive For Actual Product

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Every car enthusiast would love to own a Ferrari, but when looking at all of the issues that these vehicles they potentially can get, it is perplexing. It can be stated that many of these cars are far too expensive for what us drivers are actually getting for them. It is a clear example of us buying based on reputation, rather than actual performance.

3 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Ghia

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The Ferrari 410 Superamerica Ghia is a vehicle that we all love to criticize at this point in time, and it is entirely justifiable. According to autowise.com, this vehicle was built in such a bad manner and is prone to breaking down on its own. Thus, this car is absolutely a major blemish that the car manufacturer can never fully rid of.

2 Awful Paint Jobs

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Ferrari cars definitely have a nice look to them, but it is quite clear that there have been many cases where their paint jobs were just abysmal, according to carcomplaints.com. This is why they often are known for chipping pretty quickly, which of course is a major negative when seeing how expensive these cars are.

1 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4

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To round off this list, we will be looking at the Ferrari Dino 308 GT4. According to carcomplaints.com, this vehicle has always been prone to having a lot of major issues when it came to its interior accessories. It did not help that its engine was extremely weak as well. Thus, it is a massive mistake from the illustrious car manufacturer.

Sources: carcomplaints.com, autowise.com, drivetribe.com

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