As Alfa Romeo prepares to launch its Tonale premium crossover in the US, the brand’s chief executive has set his sights on an ambitious strategy to open the first North American vehicle assembly plant for the 113-year-old brand. Alfa Romeo CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato discloses the plan to North American journalists visiting Milan to drive the new To...

Kansas City's only all-Italian motorsports show--Motori in Piazza--returns on Sunday, June 4, Noon to 2pm, at Zona Rosa, in connection with UNICO KC's Festa Italiana (June 2, 3 and 4). Lamborghini, Maserati, Ferrari, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Ducati, Moto Guzzi, Vespa and Lambretta! Free admission and no cost or pre-registration to display vehicles. For th...

Giotto Bizzarrini, the Italian engineer and designer who had a hand in the greatest Gran Turismos ever made, has passed away. He was 96. Among many other sports and GT cars, Bizzarini was responsible for the development of the Ferrari 250 GTO, a racing and now collector car icon among the most sought-after objects in the collector world; he designe...

In 2023, Maserati is swinging for the fences at both ends of the lineup. Near the top of the batting order sits the new GranTurismo, the epic, well, gran turismo coupe with a price tag circling $200K, a design made to draw stares and an interior worthy of a true luxury brand. But the utility player whose success may wind up actually determining the...

An Italian auto parts manufacturer with a distribution center and offices in Ankeny will invest $35 million to build a new U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility there, more than doubling its workforce. Headquartered in Correggio, Italy, SPAL Automotive designs and manufactures high-performance fans, centrifugal blowers and fluid pumps for ca...

Ferrari unveiled the stunning 410 Superfast at the 1956 Paris motor show, a grand tourer designed to capture the American market. The car was a work of art, with its unique finned tail and concealed headlamps setting it apart from the competition. Pininfarina, renowned Italian design house, was responsible for the exterior, and it’s no surprise it...

Alfa Romeo, the famed Italian brand that started its American renaissance almost a decade ago, will launch a large E-segment all-electric SUV in the United States to compete with the Tesla Model X and other zero-emissions models from rival companies. The Stellantis-owned Italian carmaker will design the new SUV in Italy with US customers in mind, a...

Ferrari posted record results in 2022 in terms of deliveries, revenue and profit, Chairman John Elkann told shareholders at a meeting Friday. "Last year's results met and exceeded our forecasts, posting two-figure growth in all parameters," said Elkann. "We set new records in terms of deliveries, revenues and profitability," continued the chairman....

The Lamborghini Diablo is one of the Italian brand’s most famous and special products, but the Strosek Diablo isn’t quite as well known. The Strosek was one of the most extreme versions of the famous Italian supercar, a redesign by Vittorio Strosek who did not feel that the original design of the Diablo went far enough. What he created was a truly...

The all-new Lamborghini Revuelto might be the talk of the town, but there’s another Italian hypercar that was unveiled a few months ago – the Pagani Utopia. The latest project of Horacio Pagani appeared in a new official video which was filmed in the historic city of Mantova in northern Italy. Pagani chose a dark-themed example of the Utopia for th...