The Pista di prova di Nardò della Fiat, as it was originally called, was built by Fiat in 1975. Porsche Engineering purchased the track in 2012, renaming it the Nardò Technical Center. But pretty much everyone still calls this high-speed test track the Nardò Ring. Squarely located in the heel of Italy’s “boot,” the 1,730-acre testing site has a ran...

The GranLusso is the very finest version of the 2018 Maserati Quattroporte, full of so many lovely soft-touch surfaces that you barely notice the switches out of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles parts bin. Here are five interesting things we found in this $136,160 sedan. 1. The Engine Has to Go to Two Countries to Be Assembled The Quattroporte has two...

The iconic FIAT 500, symbol of Italy’s post war economic renaissance, became part of MoMA’s permanent collection last year, but 2019 brings even more lustre to the tiny Italian four-wheels, as it will be one of the centrepieces of The Value of Good Design exhibition. The kermess will take place from the 10th of February to the 27th of May and will...

A line-up of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2019 auction, scheduled for January 18-19 during Arizona Auction Week. The 275 GTB Prototype that raced in the 1966 Monte Carlo Rally, a late-production Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, a single-louver Tour de France and a Vignale-bodied 250 MM will be pr...

Living legend Alex Zanardi will be competing at the 24 hours of Daytona race in January aboard the BMW M8 GTE. The Italian driver has already completed a set of tests aboard his specially modified car and he declared himself satisfied with the way things turned out. This will be his first race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and his...

RM Sotheby’s forthcoming Arizona sale on January 17-18 will feature a one-of-a-kind Ferrari with a genuinely royal provenance. Leading the auction is a unique, custom-built 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale which was delivered new to Princess Lilian de Réthy of Belgium. Featuring its original matching-numbers engine, and exclusive Pinin Farina cou...

Today, we are featuring the gorgeous 1957 Fiat-Stanguellini 1200 Spider America, presented at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance in 2004, and at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2015. Detailed documents record the purchase of a Fiat 1100 TV (Turismo Veloce) by Nuccio Bertone in 1957. Bertone was an entrepreneur in Turin, and had taken over...

The look on Michael Andretti’s face suggests dental surgery performed with forks and knives would be more pleasant than discussing his ill-fated Formula 1 season. IndyCar’s best driver, heading east in 1993 to test his mettle against F1’s titans, was shipped home early—three races shy of the finale—in embarrassing circumstances. A lone podium finis...

Alfa Romeo dealers have one less model to sell for 2019, although that's not likely to affect many buyers. The automaker has dropped the coupe version of its 4C sports car in order to focus on the more popular (although admittedly slow-selling) 4C Spider. Otherwise, the Italian brand's American renaissance continues with its Giulia compact sedan an...

"My Way" singer Frank Sinatra's 1985 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Station Wagon, believed to be his last vehicle, will be on sale in an online-only auction. Along with a Fiat 124 Spider and a restored vintage 1961 Jaguar XK150, Sinatra's car will be sold to the highest bidder in H&H Classics' online auction on Feb. 19. It was said that the Ol' B...