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...

For the second consecutive year, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has been named "Northwest Most Fun SUV" by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) at its annual "Run to the Sun" media drive event. Over the course of the 459-mile drive route, participants had a chance to drive a number of competing vehicles and voted on what vehicle...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019. 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM PDT. Lamborghini Dealer SF, 901 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109. BAIA and ART-ER are happy to invite you to a special event in collaboration with Lamborghini San Francisco. Come and learn about the automotive industry in Emilia Romagna, land of luxury car brands like Lamborghini and Pagani,...

The Ninth annual Anthony D’Andrea Festa and Motori D’italia is set for Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 on the grounds of Casa Belvedere, the Italian cultural center on Grymes Hill that overlooks New York Harbor. The “Vroom with a View” event will be held in conjunction with Festa D’italia, which celebrates all things Italian. The ninth annu...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is halting production of its Fiat 500 and electric 500e hatchbacks in North America, the latest move by the automaker to curb exposure to a shrinking car market in the U.S. As production of both models winds down at a plant in Toluca, Mexico, remaining inventory will be sold into next year, the company said in a stateme...

Two names that have made history in the motoring world, the Automobile Club d’Italia (ACI) and Scuderia Ferrari are getting together for two important anniversaries. In the afternoon of Wednesday 4 September, in Milan’s Piazza Duomo, ACI will celebrate the 90th Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza and, for the occasion, by special...

Grab a pen and a map of Italy. Put a dot on Milan. Move west about 80 miles and mark Turin. Now slide 60 miles south and a smidge east. Plop a third dot on the village of Garessio, if you can find it. Link the three to form a triangle. You’d burn more ink connecting Portland, Bangor, and Bar Harbor, Maine, but when it comes to car design, this litt...

Maserati has taken an iconic place in the luxury world thanks to its collection of masterfully crafted and instantly recognizable sports cars. The Italian vehicle manufacturer has become a favorite reference of rappers galore, starred on screen in several Bond films and countless others, and collaborated with Ermenegildo Zegna, so when it expands i...

Are Italian drivers really as bad as everyone says? Writer Gordon Craigie shares his observations from more than a decade of driving in Italy. Everyone knows the stereotypes about Italians and driving: fast, impatient, aggressive, appearing to consider red lights optional... But there are more specific quirks that may take you by surprise. So to he...