Alfa Romeo has been in business for 110 years and for about 106 of those years, it didn't need an SUV. That all changed as luxury 'utes took over the world and compelled parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to steer the legend toward a suburban people-hauler. Or not, as the Stelvio I drove in its original iteration back in 2018, while fine at hauling p...

Italy’s famed automobile designers and manufacturers have designed and engineered top-class four-wheeled machines. "The passion for fast and beautiful cars runs very deep among Italians", said Michael Pucciarelli, Vice Chairman of Casa Belvedere’s Board of Directors. He has owned many Italian sports cars over the years, including 11 Ferraris, an Al...

Pininfarina, the legendary Italian design house, is still almost fully operational despite its 650 staff and 250 contractors all working from home during coronavirus lockdown. Headquartered in Cambiano, just outside Turin in north-west Italy, Pininfarina is best known for its automotive designs and former decades-long partnership with Ferrari—but i...

The virtual journey, almost 150 years of history of the Italian industry, advertising, culture and creativity begins on the ground floor. A painting by Renato Guttuso dated 1958 (the artist accompanied his friend Giovanni Pirelli to Egypt to document the construction of the Aswan dam), the Meo cat and the Zizì monkey (made of rubber) born from the...

Battery-powered conversions of classic cars are supposedly the next big thing in the restomod business and Totem Automobili is about to drop jaws with its Alfa Romeo GTelectric. This is an all-electric re-imagination of the Italian classic, one that now offers no less than 518 HP and 693 lb-ft (940 Nm) of torque. Totem claims that the GTelectric is...

Maserati's partnered with Italian fashion house Emenegildo Zegna for seven years, going back to the Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition Concept worked up as part of Maserati's centennary celebrations in 2014. At last year's New York Auto Show, the pair debuted the results of another collaboration, the new Pelletessuta woven leat...

There’s a theory that all the best cars have names that are fun to say. FerrrRRRRari. (Use your hands.) MUS-tang. (Say it with a growl.) Cor-VETTE. (It forces your mouth into a smile, even as you say it.) The same applies to Bizzarrini, the obscure Italian marque that produced fewer than 200 cars for four years in the 1960s. Say it the way your Ita...

Ferrari has announced that its factory and headquarters are operating for the moment, despite being located inside the area of Italy that has been placed under quarantine to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. In a statement, Ferrari said that the measures introduced by the Italian government on March 8 allow for some level of "continued w...

The Alfa Romeo Giulia has been a beautiful and successful selling car for the Italian automaker. A car that’s been highly acclaimed and considered reasonably priced to get into. If you desired more power, then upgrading to the Giulia Quadrifoglio would certainly satisfy. As Alfa Romeo celebrates its 110th anniversary this year, they have decided to...

“It's time to take action to create a better future.” It is time to act to create a better future: with this slogan FCA presented for the world premiere at Milan Triennale there New 500, the first car of the group born full electric. A commitment, that towards sustainable mobility, which has found the support of an exceptional testimonial: Leonardo...