Ferrari S.p.A. (pronounced [ferˈrari]) is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello. Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1939 as Auto Avio Costruzioni, the company built its first car in 1940. However the company's inception as an auto manufacturer is usually recognized in 1947, when the first Ferrari-badged car was completed. Being Ferrari means being part of a unique future-focused team in which people are the most valuable resource. Together we compete on the track and markets all over the world. Together we’ve crafted the Vision, Mission and Values that are the very essence of feeling part of their company and which guide us as we tackle our day-to-day challenges.Building cars unique in terms of their performance, innovations, technology, driving pleasure and design. Cars acknowledged the world over as the pinnacle of Made in Italy achievement. Designing and building all cars in Maranello, Italy, but we sell them in over 60 markets worldwide through a network of 180 authorised dealers.