Imagine being 10 years old and your after-school activities include taking notes while riding shotgun at 180km/h through the streets of Modena in a brand-new, fresh off the assembly line Maserati. Sounds implausible, but that’s exactly how Dr Adolfo Orsi Jnr spent his formative years in Italy. “I was lucky because my house was not far from the fact...

To our memory, we don't think that it ever existed in any world-class sports competition a dominion equal to that for years exercised by the Dallara, Italian excellence, in the Indianapolis 500, the more than a hundred years old mythical car race, the most famous in the world in the collective imagination of insiders, enthusiasts or just curious. T...

For decades, Italian cars ruled the streets when it came to style. Sure there were some good looking cars from other places, but nothing that could come close to the best from the likes of Pininfarina, Bertone, and even from in-house designers at Alfa and Lamborghini. But when it came to power, the Americans were the default choice. Sure a screamin...

Since its return to the North American market back in 2014, Alfa Romeo has remained a bit of an unknown to the majority of consumers. Prior to 2014, Alfa Romeo hadn't sold a car in the US since 1995, unless you count the highly limited 8C sports car, so you can forgive people for not being well-acquainted with the Italian brand. The situation certa...

Grand prix competition visited Monza long before the inception of Formula 1 and the World Championship in 1950, as the major manufacturers of the automotive world did battle around the unique oval and road course venue. Fast forward 70 years and it remains a mesmerising venue, as Formula 1 drivers scream between the trees at the Parco di Monza at s...

Ritorna con più auto che hanno fatto la storia e per seguire un percorso più ampio dell' anno scorso lungo quattro stati: la Mille Miglia 'Warm Up Usa' sbarca per la seconda volta in America. Le novità della edizione 2019 sono state presentate all'ambasciata d'Italia a Washington. Alla gara - programmata per l'ottobre 2019 - parteciperanno 40 vettu...

Over the last few days the crowds at Milan Design Week have been queuing patiently to be let into Italdesign's temporary showroom in Via Tortona 31 to admire, alongside many objects designed by the company's industrial design division, the fascinating 4-door DaVinci coupe. With its original stylistic features and electric platform, it celebrates th...

As a styling house, Pininfarina has some of the best-looking — and most popular — production cars under its belt. You may recognize their work if you look at a wide range of Ferraris, stemming from the legendary 250 all the way through the Enzo and the 458 Italia, most would agree the company ‘s designers know how cars should look. Now, they’re put...

FIAT Club America will host it's 36th Annual National Convention from July 10-14, 2019, in Greensboro, NC at the Grandover Resort. This year, the "FIAT FreakOut," as the event is called, continues celebrating the ownership of FIAT brand in North America. FIAT USA is a major sponsor and will showcase its iconic Italian design and ownership lifestyle...

In my recent article on the Tesla Model S vs Porsche Taycan, I compared the “brutal power and speed” of those two cars, since the top trims of each produce 762 and 670 horsepower, respectively. If those numbers get your blood pumping, the next car I’m featuring will likely give you a heart attack: Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista is a hypercar in...