The best car collection... in the world?
Some multi-millionaire venture capitalists buy boring yachts. Luckily, Gerard Lopez isn’t one of them
Posted: 12 Jul 2012
"Look... the multi-media interface in even a car as good as the Ferrari FF wasn't modern even 10 years ago. A couple of smart guys could develop an app that's more modern than that. Because that stuff isn't core to Ferrari. There are lots of opportunities in automotive right now. You can invest a certain amount of money to help build a company, but you don't need to build a massive factory. A young company can make its mark if it can really innovate."
They innovate; Gerard Lopez facilitates. That's what gets you a front-running F1 team and one of the world's most intriguing car collections. But even here, right on the digital frontier, it's good to see some of the big kicks are still profoundly analogue. Lopez's brain might be a giant Pentium processor, but there's petrol in his veins.