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Here Are the Cars With the Vanity License Plate FERRARI Across the Country

This week, we continue our theme of revealing cars that sport various vanity license plates in each state by checking out which cars have the FERRARI personalized plate across the country. Believe it or not, it isn’t always on a Ferrari. In Connecticut, for example, it’s on a huge Freightliner truck. See the Ferrari models for sale near you

Here’s the situation: We checked out FAST license plates, we checked out SLOW license plates, and now we’re checking out FERRARI license plates. Personally, I thought virtually all these plates would end up on a Ferrari, but that isn’t the case. The license plate returns to a vehicle in 29 states, and it’s only on a Ferrari in 18 of them. The other 11 are a bit surprising.

Not so surprising is Florida, which has disappointed us from the start. Its FAST vanity plate is on a sort-of-fast C5 Corvette, its SLOW vanity plate is on a mediocre Chevy Cavalier, and its FERRARI vanity plate is on a 2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI. Connecticut is similarly disappointing. FAST was on a Honda Accord, and FERRARI is on a Freightliner truck. In Michigan, FERRARI is on a Pontiac Vibe.

One of the more interesting ones is in Arizona, where FERRARI is on an Alfa Romeo 4C — perhaps someone just traded in a Ferrari and transferred the license plate. I can only imagine how confusing this is at gas stations. (“What kind of Ferrari is it?” “It’s actually an Alfa Romeo!” “Oh, a Ferrari Alfa Romeo?”) In Ohio, FERRARI is on a 1984 Pontiac Fiero — I’d bet anything this Fiero was turned into a Ferrari 308 replica.

As for actual Ferraris bearing the FERRARI vanity plate, the best is in Maine, where the plate is on an ultra-rare 512 TR. Louisiana, once again, scores big with FERRARI on a 1986 Testarossa (FAST was on a Lotus Esprit, and SLOW was on a Mark IV Supra), while the surprise of the bunch, with the most valuable Ferrari bearing the plate, is in West Virginia. Who knew anyone in West Virginia owned a 458 Italia?

Here’s the full list, and remember, just because your state doesn’t have a car listed doesn’t mean the plate is available. It’s more likely the plate is on a car made before the 17-digit vehicle identification number arrived in 1981, or your state doesn’t offer 7-character vanity plates. Find a Ferrari for sale

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Doug Demuro
Doug Demuro
Doug DeMuro writes articles and makes videos, mainly about cars. Doug was born in Denver, Colorado, and received an economics degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After graduation, Doug spent three years working for Porsche Cars North America. Eventually, he quit his job to become a writer, largely because it meant that he no longer had to wear pants. Doug’s work has been featured in a... Read More about Doug Demuro

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  1. I live in Florida and I have seen that VW Golf with the Ferrari plate in traffic before. I believe it was in Boca which is kind of funny because I’m sure many Ferrari owners have seen it and even tried to obtain it from them.

  2. Pontiac Fiero in my state. Very disappointed.

    If you want to search the license plate “HLLYWOOD”, which I’m assuming refers to the place in California, I know the person who has it in Ohio. She’s insane, and truly does think she should have her own reality TV show.

  3. Shortly after  the Challenger Hellcats came out I saw a HELLCAT license plate on a Chrysler 200. I assume the guy took delivery and immediately wrecked it, and the 200 was the replacement car. 

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