The order came from the Sultan of Brunei's nephew. It was 1994, and Prince Abdul Hakeem, then 20 years old, had inherited two things: access to a $40 billion fortune, and his family's penchant for spending it.   In the '80s and '90s, the monarchs of this tiny, oil-rich nation in the South China Sea bankrolled a fleet of special custom vehicl...

In coordination with Mid-Atlantic Lambos and the Lamborghini Owners Club we are again pleased to host the Lamborghini Owners National Meet at Le Belle Macchine - Pocono.   The latest examples of Sant' Agata's finest will be on display at the Concorso d'Eleganza on June 21.  

The new "Quattroporte" was launched at the Maserati Beverly Hills showroom on March 28th during an exclusive cocktail reception with showbiz celebrities and Maserati aficionados.   The "Quattroporte" was born in 1963, when Maserati put a racing engine in a Grand Touring automobile.   Today, the sixth generation Quattroporte is simply...

Expanding Alfa Romeo's lineup beyond the ultra-high performance Giulia Quadrifoglio, the all-new 2017 Giulia and Giulia Ti models will make their North American debut at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, further highlighting the first of a new-generation of vehicles embodying Alfa Romeo's La meccanica delle emozioni (the mechanics of emoti...

In 2014, Milanese design house Zagato celebrated its 95th year in business. Now, a new exhibition and accompanying coffee table book showcase the highpoints of this near-century at the forefront of automotive design... The exhibition, being held at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile in Turin until mid-March, celebrates Zagato's influence on the i...

You can hear Maranello before you even reach the city limits. The roar of the engines fill the air with excitement and intimidation. The city that Enzo Ferrari made famous is somewhat like a fantasy land. You see multiple Ferrari models parked on a small side street.   You find at least one California or Spider at each intersection. Men and...

by Ted Land   There are strong indicators that a region is experiencing economic prosperity -- new construction, growing population, and higher wages. Well how about Ferraris?   "I would say the Northwest region is getting more active lately," said William Howard, regional director for the Ferrari Club of America, which held their ann...

As they prepare to reintroduce Alfa Romeo to the U.S., Fiat Chrysler marketers are exploring the notion that shoppers are tired of look-alike German luxury cars. Olivier Francois, FCA US' chief marketing officer, says that American and European consumers have "started to get a little bit tired" of the sameness of German luxury cars and the "co...

by Christopher Hoffman Maserati, Lamborghini, Ferrari. Those names stir the hearts of auto lovers everywhere, conjuring up sleek, speedy sports cars that combine the best of Italian engineering, design and style. Fans will have the rare opportunity to see a line up of these masterpieces of the motorway at the Made in Italy Italian Show &...

In Italia non si intravedono ancora segnali di ripresa del mercato auto e i prossimi mesi saranno ancora più difficili. Alfredo Altavilla, responsabile area Emea di Fiat-Chrysler, a margine della consegna delle prime 500L per Expo 2015, oggi ha sottolineato che il mercato automobilistico italiano continua a essere "estremamente difficile" e che que...