There is no denying that Italy has designed some of the best sports cars over the last 50+ years. Yes, for some reason, Italy sure knows how to develop a decent sports car and has produced some of the most iconic cars in the world as a result. For the Italians, it's not just merely a car – it's a piece of art. Sadly, many of these majestic models h...

The Fiat Centoventi Concept caused quite a ruckus when it was unveiled to the global public at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. An electric concept waiting to be personalized by customers, Centoventi will be making its debut on North American soil at the upcoming 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you’re wondering how...

During the Renaissance period, Italy was the center of European art. Many of the greatest artists of all time are Italian; Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Caravaggio, Giotto Di Bondone, Raphael, and Sandro Botticelli, just to name a few. Today, Italians are still some of the best artists in the world. They use their talents to design an...

Fiat is on a losing streak in the United States over many reasons, particularly the oft-mentioned poor reliability and even poorer after-sales service of the dealership network. Returning to the subject of this story, the 500X Sport comes standard with intelligent all-wheel drive, a rear-axle disconnect system, 1.3-liter turbocharged engine with 17...

It’s late on a summer Sunday evening in Turin, a city of one million people located in the northern region of Piedmont. I’m seated in a bar called Affini, in the San Salvario district, on a mission of sorts. I’m sampling the “Nuvolari” – a cocktail created by one of Turin’s foremost mixologists, Michele Marzella – in honour of iconic Italian racer...

La Fiat 500 più bella del mondo dedicata alla città più bella del mondo. Da Washington a Napoli, grazie all’omaggio di amore e arte fortemente voluto da Giuseppe “Joe” Farruggio. Titolare della storica pizzeria napoletana “Il Canale”, centro nevralgico della gastronomia del quartiere chic di Georgetown e dell’intera capitale statunitense, ha commis...

Italy is the country of sunshine, beautiful weather and one the longest coastlines in Europe. It is the land of the Riviera and the Amalfi Coast, the Mediterranean Sea and Tuscan beaches,  of Rimini and Riccione and of the beautiful lakes Garda and Como. In other words, Italy is the perfect environment for a convertible car, which may be the reason...

The Ninth annual Anthony D’Andrea Festa and Motori D’italia is set for Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 on the grounds of Casa Belvedere, the Italian cultural center on Grymes Hill that overlooks New York Harbor. The “Vroom with a View” event will be held in conjunction with Festa D’italia, which celebrates all things Italian. The ninth annu...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is halting production of its Fiat 500 and electric 500e hatchbacks in North America, the latest move by the automaker to curb exposure to a shrinking car market in the U.S. As production of both models winds down at a plant in Toluca, Mexico, remaining inventory will be sold into next year, the company said in a stateme...

As if exploring Italy’s countryside by car wasn't romantic enough, you can now make the trip in a reimagined Spiaggina — the iconic, oh-so-Italian car from the 1960s. The updated version of the classic maintains its original charm, but boasts an electric motor, automatic transmission, and five-inch digital screen (to make sure your romantic Italian...