Vi abbiamo raccontato la Silicon Valley dell’auto del futuro. Quella che si guiderà da sola, quella che ti assiste alla guida e ovviamente quella elettrica, di oggi e di domani. Ma esiste anche un’altra faccia di questa regione della California che abbiamo scoperto, a sorpresa, durante la realizzazione del nostro reportage. Ed è un lato incredibilm...

The annual Marco Island Car Show hosted by the Kiwanis Club is moving to a new home after 14 years at the NCH site on Heathwood Drive. The new location for the show is Veterans Community Park located at Park Avenue on Marco Island. As always, this will be a great show with Steve Reynolds returning as the guest MC. Also returning will be the Celtic...

Akron’s Middlebury neighborhood is now home to a new-car showroom featuring two Italian luxury brands where price tags can easily approach — and exceed — $100,000. Ganley Automotive has added Maserati and Alfa Romeo franchises to its East Market Street campus, which also features a newly expanded and renovated Mercedes-Benz dealership next to its T...

Giulia, Giulia, Giulia … Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio this name sounds like a sweet Italian song to our ears. Not Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo, but rather the kind of concert that we eagerly listen to at every start. Are you guys havin’ that symptom? You may have been infected with a virus… The highly contagious Alfa Romeo virus has...

I like museums as much as the next guy. Yes, even the ones with paintings of people who are most likely dead now and dinosaur skeletons. It’s a glimpse into artifacts from a bygone era and usually one of the few opportunities to see rare and exciting things. Sometimes they can be quite surprising, and also indicative of the people who run them. Aft...

The Cisitalia 202 Spyder Mille Miglia, an influential Italian sports car, will be on view at Magazzino Italian Art (2700 Route 9, Cold Spring, NY 10516) through March 31, 2019. The model on display was selected for its aesthetic excellence and technical innovation that transformed postwar automobile design. The model remains the best example of an...

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...