Vespa is a brand name that immediately brings an exact image to mind. All it takes is the word and we see Audrey Hepburn smiling from behind the handlebars of an original Vespa, cruising through the streets of Rome. Patented on April 23, 1946, the original Piaggio Vespa has sold over 18 million units in various editions and models up to the present...

When Soriano Motorcycles’ line of hand-crafted, electric ballistic vehicles enters production in the spring of 2021, their strong performance, unique technical features, and passionate styling may finally make e-bikes sexy—in the same way the Tesla Roadster did for EVs. Even the company itself is unique, a "re-startup" of Soriano Motori, a family-o...

To learn about a country, simply open a history book. To understand a nation, begin by closing the book and looking to the streets—because the ultimate expression of a place and its people lies in anything with an engine and a steering wheel. In America, for example, look no further than that most American of automotive creations, the Muscle Car. T...

For more than a century, the Benelli brand has brought innovation to the motorcycle world, playing a key role in the evolution of the modern motorcycle. This 100 year heritage of Italian design culminates with Benelli’s revered Leoncino legacy, and Benelli Motorcycles USA is proud to welcome the legend back to America with the 2021 Benelli Leoncino...

This weekend marked a historic moment for Ducati as their Italian rider Lorenzo Zanetti took a phenomenal victory at the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, fending off the advances of the best superbike racers in the United States and making a memorable U.S. debut for the Ducati Corse-supplied Panigale V4 R SBK. The...

The US is home to some of the most dependable brands when it comes to two-wheeled vehicles. From Grandeur Motorcycles, Boss Hoss Cycles to Big Bear Choppers, there are tons of US-based motorcycle brands that are sure to give any rider that pure American riding experience. One of the biggest and most highly-recognized motorcycle brands in the world...

It just may be the most beautiful modern café racer on the market today. And although many a café racer has an impressive story, the Magni MV Agusta 750S Tributo probably takes the cake. Handcrafted in Italy by a family with MotoGP in their DNA going back decades.  Meccanica Verghera Agusta, aka MV Agusta, was born in 1945 in the village of Vergher...

Tonino Lamborghini, in partnership with Desire Fragrances Inc., will open the first Tonino Lamborghini mono-brand store in the U.S. at the iconic Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The brand, identified with its legendary bull icon, will usher in the New Year by opening doors to an all-new retail space at Caesars Palace in partnership with Desire Fragrances...

Vintner and motorcycle aficionado Marcelo Doffo is selling part of his collection of gorgeous Italian sport bikes at auction in Las Vegas later this month. Doffo, an immigrant to California from Argentina who was raised on the land and on bikes by his immigrant Italian family, has made wine and motorcycles his lifeblood – after family, of course –...

Following the immense success of last month’s Ducati World Premiere event in Italy, the Bologna-based brand is bringing its newest motorcycles to North America for the first time to display at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show (IMS) from Friday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 24. The public will have the opportunity to be the first in Nort...