Enzo Ferrari was a notorious curmudgeon when it came to change. Late to adopt disc brakes, late to move his racing engines from the front to the middle, he was forever insisting that his way was the only way, technological advancements and on-track defeats be damned. For many years he maintained that a Ferrari was a front-engined V12, and that was that. Then came the Dino, and while not technically a Ferrari, its mid-engine V6 layout paved the way for the Berlinetta Boxers of the 1970s and beyond.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2009/05/17/the-birth-of-the-ferrari-boxer