How tall was Enzo Ferrari?
Enzo Ferrari was an Italian racing driver and entrepreneur, who founded the sports car manufacturer Ferrari. He was born on February 18, 1898, in Modena, Italy, and passed away on August 14, 1988, in Maranello, Italy, at the age of 90. Ferrari began his career as a racing driver in the 1920s and competed in several races throughout Italy. However, he is best known for his work as an engineer and entrepreneur in the automotive industry. In 1929, Ferrari founded Scuderia Ferrari, a racing team that competed in several races throughout Europe. The team achieved success in the 1930s, winning several races and championships. In 1947, Ferrari founded his own car manufacturing company, Ferrari S.p.A., which quickly became known for producing some of the most iconic sports cars in the world. The company's first car, the Ferrari 125 S, was introduced in 1947 and was powered by a 1.5-liter V12 engine. Over the years, Ferrari continued to innovate in the automotive industry, introducing several new technologies and designs that became industry standards. He was also known for his dedication to the sport of racing, and Ferrari cars achieved tremendous success in Formula One racing throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Ferrari remained involved in the company until his death in 1988, at the age of 90. Today, Ferrari is still considered one of the greatest names in the automotive industry, and the company he founded continues to produce some of the world's most sought-after sports cars.
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