Ferrari is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello and Modena, Italy. Ferrari cars have been made since 1970, with its speed and elegance epitomised and embodies the ethos of it's founder Enzo Ferrari. Ferrari prepared and successfully raced various drivers in Alfa Romeo cars until 1938, when he was officially hired by Alfa as head of their racing department. A Ferrari is supposed to be black,red,or yellow. The original Ferrari color was yellow and not Red as many people think. Ferrari also has an internally managed merchandising line that distributes everything from eyewear, pens, perfume, clothing, high tech bicycles to laptop computers bearing the Ferrari brand. Ferrari has become unanimous with speed, prestige and elegance. Ferrari's cars are among the most desirable of vehicles to own and drive, and are one of the ultimate status symbols of wealth in the world.