Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the $275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased. "This car represents so much of what we are," says Reggiani. "We are looking to the future." The future, these days, seems to be all abou...

From the late 1920s through the 1930s, Alfa Romeo was the preeminent sports car in the world. Alfas won Le Mans four consecutive years from 1931-34 and the Mille Miglia an astounding ten times in eleven years from 1928-38! Along with Alfa’s two-seat sports cars they made various sedan models. Now in 2017, not too long after the return of Alfa Romeo...

The famous long-distance Mille Miglia car race held its first edition in 1927: it turns 90 this year, and will celebrate with its 35th commemorative parade, scheduled from Thursday May 18th to Sunday the 21st: Brescia to Rome and back, as always. Indeed, as we publish this post, engines are revving up for their tests and everyone is preparing for t...

Over 30 classic cars of the hundreds that ran the Mille Miglia road race from 1927 to 1957 have been painstakingly tracked down, identified, and are now on gleaming display in Brescia, from a 1953 Ferrari 340 MM valued at €11 million to a 1951 Lancia Aurelia with a bad paint job that a lucky collector scooped up for €70,000. Some of them will roll...

Luxury Italian sports carmaker Ferrari on Thursday announced a record first quarter as sales of its V12 models boosted profits 60 percent. Ferrari, based in the northern Italian city of Maranello, reported net profits of 124 million euros ($136 million) in the first quarter, up from 78 million euros a year earlier. Ferrari closed up 5.6 percent at...

Thursday, May 4th 2017, at 11.00 am. Consulate General of Italy in New York. 690 Park Avenue, New York, NY The world’s leading automotive brands are inviting the best young talents from all over the world to develop the future of the industry through new international Master’s Degree courses in Italy that are available at a hub offering top level t...

Allfa Romeo conjures romantic images of winning races, screaming sports cars, and finely tuned sedans, but also reminds older generations of questionable quality that helped dislodge the Italian brand from the U.S. market 20 years ago. Alfa is back with a new generation of sports cars and crossovers and an ambitious plan to distinguish it from Germ...

The Alfa Romeo Museum – just a few kilometers from Milan’s city center, in Arese – is located inside a 5,000-square-meter, six-story building: one of Alfa’s production plants until 2002, now converted to tell the wonderful story of the legendary car manufacturer founded in Milan in 1910. The visit’s highlights are, of course, the iconic models on d...

Having been confiscated from the Italian Mafia back in September 2015, Milan’s local police force decided to transform this Ferrari 458 Spider, presumably procured through ill-gotten gains, into a cop car. With help from local body shop Carrozzeria Marazzi Caronno Pertusella, who, according to La Stampa, offered their services free of charge, the I...

Even if the Alfa Romeo Stelvio has long passed its 'new car' status, its presence at the 2017 New York Auto Show cannot be ignored. Developed under the FCA umbrella and benefiting from Ferrari's know how in performance engines, the Italian crossover will cross paths with Mercedes-AMG's new GLC63. And it has the power to do so, as with the Quadrifog...