Categories / Architecture, Property

For sale (at a reduced price): Cameron’s house in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, located in Highland Park, Illinois, USA


Remember this? Of course you do, this is Cameron's house (aka the 'Ferrari House') from John Hughes' 80s teen classic, Ferris Bueller's Day Off. We featured it when the house went up for sale back in 2009 and said back then, if we had the money, we would be all over it. Well, according to Gizmodo, the economic slowdown seems to have hit the luxury property market, so the money required to buy this midcentury gem in Highland Park, Illinois, USA is much less than it was back then.

As you undoubtedly recall, this glass and steel construction was owned by the parents of Cameron Frye and housed the infamous Ferrari, which Cameron and Ferris used to get around town during that 'day off'. That's not included in the sale (it was sold last year) – but you'll find the garage, which is capable of holding up to three cars, classic or not.

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Categories / Cars and Bikes

Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari hits UK in very limited numbers


We first saw this in 2009 but since then, details of the stunning Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari have been scarce. But now we have details of both price and numbers – one big and one small. I think you can guess which is which.

Taking its name from an Abarth-tuned version of the original Fiat 500 produced in the 1960s, the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari (the latter part of the name relating to its Ferrari looks), is limited to just 152 cars, so we're talking supwer exclusive as well as super stylish.

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Categories / Cars and Bikes, Film and TV

Ferris Bueller Ferrari up for auction at Bonhams


No, it didn't actually slip off a sharp cliff near Cameron's modernist house – the Ferrari that featured in Ferris Bueller's Day Off survived and is now up for auction at Bonhams.

It's a Ferrari 250GT Spyder California, but not a real one – only 100 of the original were made between 1958 and 1963, making it super-rare, so John Hughes and Paramount actually had a replica made for filiming. Which is the one being sold off now. Just think, you too could be careering around the city in that same car – but you'll not have to worry about the mileage or your parents.

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