The magic of Lamborghini on a Sunday morning

Lamborghini_Stirling (12)It’s a well-known fact that the Adelaide Hills are teeming with interesting and exotic vehicles of all kinds on sunny Sunday mornings, and why not? Before nine the roads are largely devoid of the Sunday lunch crowds, the coffee shops are beginning to open their doors and the mornings are warm and balmy now that we’re coming into spring.

Lamborghini_Stirling (10)Throw in the fact that it was father’s day last Sunday and you’ve got a perfect storm of car hunting.

Lamborghini_Stirling (14)We were having breakfast at Stirling’s Miss Perez cafe on the Fiat Lancia club’s traditional Father’s Day run, and had arrived to find this Ferrari 599 GTB parked on Druid Avenue. I didn’t catch the make of wheels it was sitting on, but they are certainly inspired by the blistering 599 GTO and I think they suit the big V12 to a tee. It was running some sort of modified exhaust system too, and the noise on startup was to die for.  Continue reading

A quite random supermarket pair – Ferrari 400 and Citroen DS

This is probably the most serendipitous sighting I’ve had to date. I was coming out of the wine store at Stirling and saw a Polo wearing guy in his mid 30’s pull up in his beautiful Ferrari 400. I had just finished studying it and was about to return to my car at which point this Citroen DS parked right next to the Ferrari. Has that even happened before?

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