Ferrari branded hair clippers announced - no joke [video]

The Italian supercar manufacturer from Maranello is showing no signs of slowing down its dilution of the Ferrari name as the latest non-automotive product to receive the famous name is introduced. Meet the new BaByliss Pro Volare X1 Clipper designed in conjunction with the Ferrari Design Team.

Hilariously called The Grand Prix of Grooming, the BaByliss Pro Volare X1 Clipper is equipped with an "ultra-efficient high-torque engine, developed in collaboration with Ferrari engineers, designed and built for Babyliss PRO." Thanks to titanium-coated steel cutting blades and a motor that cuts two times faster on the first pass the Volare is the ultimate professional grooming machine.

But wait, there's more!

The same Ferrari ingenuity is also available in the BaByliss Pro Volare dryer which is designed for maximum airflow, minimum weight, low vibration and outputs 2,000 watts of power. If that's not enough to blow you away, there's also a "turbo boost" button to activate 15 percent more air velocity.

As much as we wish this to be an early April Fools joke, a team of BaByliss styling engineers will have a booth at the 2012 New York Auto Show to give complimentary hair cuts to the media.

The BaByliss Pro Volare X1 Clippers cost $199.50 and the Pro Volare dryer, $399.

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Ah... what better way to shave your head with these hair clippers, wash your head and dry with the "Ferrari" tuned hair dryer. Apply some wax on your new baldness and grab the keys to the 2012 Ferrari California for an enlightening ride. I'm sure you do not need a helmet as there will be little drag resistance forming on your newly-aerodynamic head during open-top motoring. Perhaps, man and machine together could probably achieve a slightly-higher top speed thanks to such a result. In conclusion please take this as a joke. No harm intended.
Mar 18th, 2012 7:49am
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RoadRunner RoadRunner
love it!
Mar 18th, 2012 9:12pm
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vilivo vilivo
Redefines having a quick haircut...
Mar 17th, 2012 5:56pm
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Ratt Ratt
I'll take Philips.
Mar 17th, 2012 2:16am
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Fourie_00 Fourie_00
you mean... you can only afford a Philips. Don't worry, most of us are in that boat ;)
Mar 17th, 2012 12:58pm
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Ratt Ratt
No, I mean Philips is better, don't like the Italians.
Mar 17th, 2012 3:56pm
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Wha' No Geneva unveiling ? i know , Ferrari was very careful to maneuver itself from taking flak unlike Bentley did . but hey , its never too late for Ferrari to introduce a Pininfarina-designed/Maranello-tested lawnmower come September .
Mar 16th, 2012 11:21pm
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BrianWCF BrianWCF
Pro Volare dryer video added to article.
Mar 16th, 2012 9:21pm
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adz911 adz911
0-bald in 3.2 seconds. :P
Mar 16th, 2012 7:48pm
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NYyanks NYyanks
every time i come back and see this post i can't stop laughing!
Mar 17th, 2012 2:51pm
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adz911 adz911
always best when it comes off the top of your head.......errmmm... no pun intended. lol
Mar 17th, 2012 4:48pm
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lematt lematt
Can't wait to see Fernando & Felipe with bald head to advertise the product !! ;)
Mar 16th, 2012 7:08pm
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