The Ferrari Owners Club of Malaysia (FOCM) has marked a milestone in 'The Malaysia Book of Records' with the country's biggest ever gathering of Ferraris, totalling 148 cars, which took place at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), the country’s flagship and largest exhibition centre nested at the heart of the Kuala Lumpur Metropolis.
The occasion gathered Ferrari models with a strong turn out from the 360 Modena and 458 Italia models while pride of place in the line-up went to a classic Dino and the contemporary LaFerrari Aperta. Other cars represented included the 488, 599 and California.
Surpassing its first record, created back in 2010, the gathering was held in conjunction with the FOCM Grand Gala Dinner 'Celebrating Heritage' in the spirit of commemorating the brand's glorious 70th Anniversary, as well as the nation's 60th year of independence.
The elegant and exclusive event was celebrated with His Excellency Cristiano Maggipinto, Ambassador of Italy to Malaysia, esteemed and passionate Ferraristi, as well as celebrities and Malaysian corporate elite alike.
Addressing his welcome note, FOCM President, Abu Bakar Fikri Sulaiman claimed "All of us at the Ferrari Owners’ Club of Malaysia are united by that same love, which is the love for Ferrari. We are thankful to Naza Italia for their infinite involvement and support of the club’s activities."
"Our aim as the sole Importer and Distributor of Ferrari in Malaysia has always been about sharing our passion for Ferrari with the tifosi; for it is passion that ultimately fuel the brand’s long and glorious history," said Datuk Wira Hj SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Group Executive Chairman of Naza World Group of Companies.
"The immense joy experienced behind the wheel of a Ferrari is beyond words, and it has been a delight for us to see that joy on many more faces as our Ferrari family and FOCM grows in Malaysia," he added.