If you’re a fan of vintage and exotic cars, you’re going to LOVE the Columbian Club of Chicago’s latest event. Dubbed Coffee & Chrome, the outing will allow unprecedented access to the Iron Gate Motor Condos in Naperville on Sept. 14. The “condos” are actually garages built at great expense to showcase luxury autos the likes of Ferraris, Lamborghin...

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...

Over 3,000 square meters for 50,000 pieces (accessories excluded): the Modateca Deanna, Centro Italiano di Documentazione Moda is a huge fashion archive and attracts designers and professionals from the whole world, who come here to draw inspiration and find new ideas for their collections. The structure is located in San Martino in Rio, Reggio Emi...

The Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park, now in its 37th year, is staged to be one of the year’s largest gatherings of historic and vintage Italian-made vehicles in North America. Held over Labor Day weekend, Thursday, Aug. 29 – Monday Sept. 2, the festival is the only North American classic car race and concours held on the same track over the sam...

When you buy household necessities like shampoo, soap, and toothbrushes in the United States, you’re likely getting them from a giant corporation. Procter & Gamble alone has more than 70 brands. But in Italy, many everyday supplies are the domain of small, family-run companies that have been crafting their wares the same way for a century. A collec...

The Italian furniture brand Natuzzi has embarked on what it calls "a new era of advanced, white-glove customer service" by launching a virtual-reality shopping experience. The brand's Augmented Store is part of its New York City Madison Avenue showroom. It enables customers to enter a digitally rendered version of their own home in virtual reality...

Over the past 12 years, the Fiat 500 lineup has included more than 30 special editions, but the new Dolcevita is cute enough to stand out among the lot. The 500 is of course an icon of the Italian automotive industry, and this year marks the 62nd anniversary of the introduction of the original. The Dolcevita can help you live the sweet life in eith...

Sabato 17 agosto, nell’esclusivo scenario della Monterey Car Week 2019, in California, mille auto italiane da sogno si presenteranno in grande stile per celebrare i traguardi importanti della loro storia: i 50 anni della Ferrari Dino 246 GT e della Iso Lele, il 60° Anniversario di De Tomaso, i 70 anni di Abarth. Torna per la 34° edizione “Concorso...

If you love cars, any trip to Italy isn’t complete without a visit to Modena, Italy’s ‘Motor City’ and home to Ferrari. Go to Modena any day of the year and the town is practically painted red from all the Ferrari flags and banners and related businesses. There are Ferrari-themed restaurants, cafés, hotels, and of course rental-car shops. You can l...

It’s one of the many beautiful traditions growing up Italian. Not only was it a family thing, but friends joined together to share in the culture—no matter how early it was. It’s only 6 a.m. and you can hear people — somewhere in the house — laughing, yakking and clanging pots. Chi sapeva che comincissiano così presto alla mattina? “Who knew they w...