Few car manufacturers are the same, with the exception of those directly based on another (Acura and Honda for example). Usually, each country has something special about their vehicles: Germany with their high-quality engineering, Britain for luxury, and America for their muscle. However, what about Italy? As far as their reputation goes, many see...

Alfa Romeo builds some of the most interesting, attractive vehicles on the road today. They are true Italian sporting machines that are fun to drive, great to look at, and will easily set you apart from the crowd. Owning and driving an Alfa Romeo is akin to wearing a beautiful pair of Italian shoes. Or wearing a finely styled Italian suit. It is th...

Ferrari this month opened its third “Tailor-Made Center” in the world and the first in the US. A 6,600-square-foot showroom on Manhattan’s Park Avenue that allows buyers to fully customize their supercar, choosing everything from fabrics and leathers to woods, paint colors and wheels. The Ferrari Tailor Made Center is located at 410 Park Avenue in...

The event is scheduled to take place between October 23 to October 26, and will comprise one day of regularity rally training and a three-day race that will cover 500 miles in and around the city. The finish line of the race has been set at the Italian Ambassador’s residence in Washington D.C., Villa Firenze, to mark a symbolic return to Italian so...

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to auto racing legend Mario Andretti at a Nov. 9 induction and awards gala at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont. A 1981 inductee of the hall of fame, Andretti earned victories in 111 races during a career that spanned five decades and six continents. Along the...

Over the summer, Middleburg and Creighton Farms have had multiple meetings with the organizers for the 1000 Miglia Warm Up USA 2019 event, which will take place in and around Middleburg; Creighton Farms; Summit Point, W.Va. and other points in the D.C. region on October 23 to 26. The event will feature two days of time trials, as well as three days...

Saturday October 12 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm. Simone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825 Norwitch Drive Philadelphia, PA 19153. This week, we’re taking a look at some of the most iconic Maseratis and Ferraris. These models have been honored as “Mona Lisas” in the historic car world and these specific vehicles in this demo are actual winners. Yes, these...

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...

How many things can you identify that are at the same time not only precious objects, but also status symbols, social phenomena, and subjects of graduation thesis in such varied areas as sociology, sports, industry and law? Fine: Now weed out all those objects that do not have a history of at least fifty years, marked by alternating defeats and vic...

In a world where supercar design seems to have gotten ever more angular, this new hypercar, from resurrected marque De Tomaso, is showing curves worthy of an alpine pass. The P72’s bubbly roof, headlamps and tail view feel almost cartoonish in shape, but get some interesting edge from its glittering copper wheels and other rosy-
hued metallic touch...