Articles about Italian Cars

An ode to greatness
GTO Engineering boss Mark Lyon doesn't like the word 'restomod.' He prefers 'revival.' What we have here is a brand-new 1960 Ferrari 250 Short Wheelbase Berlinetta Competizione, or SWB for, er, short.Instead of going to all the hassle of
Hooray!
Gather around, Internet folk, for we have exciting news from Italy. Remember the Maserati Levante Trofeo, the bonkers Ferrari-engined SUV from the Bologna-based company? Well, Maserati has finally decided that its other cars should get the Trofeo treatment, too.Yep,
It’s a deeply satisfying car to drive
This is Ferrari's, um, compact GT, variously described by the company's marketing people as 'an F1 car in evening attire' and a 2020 reboot for that ineffably Italian idea of la dolce vita. Now, you might surmise that Ferrari has
Good times
The new Lamborghini Aventador Essenza SCV12 is "the direct descendant of cars such as the Miura Jota and Diablo GTR," explains Lamborghini. It's quite bonkers, but it's not the first time the Italian carmaker has alleviated itself from things like '
Limited to just 40 units
Lamborghini does a fine line in naturally aspirated V12 engines. Has done, for decades. Lamborghini also does a fine line in naturally bonkers track machines, and this is its latest-and perhaps its most bonkers.It is called the Essenza SCV12, and
YOLO
Well, there's one way to spend government aid meant to help you weather a deadly pandemic.According to a report by CNN, a man in Florida has been charged with bank fraud after blowing his Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan-which
Just 10 units will be made
Think the auto industry's sudden shift to digital only applies to mass-market brands and dealerships? Think again.Lamborghini has launched a new studio for its Ad Personam personalization service that allows buyers the world over to customize their brand-new
German tuner Wheelsandmore offers four different wheel designs, among others
Ever since its reveal in November last year, the Ferrari Roma has been dividing opinions in comments sections all over the Internet. Sadly, we haven't had the chance to drive Maranello's new grand tourer yet, but that hasn't stopped
Rewarding, but with some real compromises
Less a car, more a sort of mobile shrine to V10 worship. It's the topless version of the entry-level Lambo, now facelifted into 'Evo' form and available in two flavors. Choose between the Huracan RWD Spyder, which makes do with
The beginning of electrification
You never forget a good introduction. I still remember meeting the current-generation Maserati Ghibli in Dubai back in 2014. The local distributor had flown me there for a test drive, and I was able to try out the Ghibli in a
The not-missing link between classic and modern Ferraris
We love trailing the classifieds and auction sites for the greatest (and most Top Gear) cars on offer. And this week, what we have for you is perhaps the most perfect Ferrari F355 Berlinetta we've ever seen. Not convinced? Let us
This is how desirable convertibles are done
This is Ferrari's heartland car. Trace it back through the years and the mid-engined V8 two seater has a history that stretches back unbroken to the 308 of 1975. Or seeing as this is the Spider roadster, maybe we should
There will still be gasoline-powered Maseratis in the future
Maserati's got a new sports car coming, and ahead of its reveal in September, this is our glimpse at what's powering its rear wheels. While the company has promised all-electric stuff in the future, you'll have spotted this
Let's hope this will be good
An upcoming Enzo Ferrari biopic may have just found its leading man.According to a report by Variety, Hugh Jackman is currently in talks to play the Ferrari founder in a film based on Enzo Ferrari-The Man and the Machine by
The carmaker is helping build functional face shields for hospitals across Italy
Italian supercar manufacturers have their hands full recently helping out in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.While Lamborghini has converted its facilities in Sant'Agata Bolognese into a manufacturing plant for personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers, Ferrari has
From supercars to saving lives
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to give people newfound respect for the global automotive industry. Almost every global carmaker has gotten in on helping the world combat this deadly virus-even supercar manufacturers.Lamborghini, for example, is now using its research and
The equipment will be donated to Bologna’s Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Hospital
Despite the current situation in Italy, Lamborghini isn't letting the COVID-19 outbreak halt its operations at its production plant in Sant'Agata Bolognese.But the Italian carmaker isn't making its employees go to work to build supercars these days-
It’s basically a stronger, faster, and lighter 720S
Driven a McLaren 720S lately? We have-it's almost too quick. Not on the track, of course, because there you can actually use all the performance, but on public roads, it's just ballistic. But when has too fast ever been
There’s a 1:1 scale model, too
The Fiat 500 isn't exactly a household name around these parts-Italy's tiny four-seat runabout never planted its wheels on our side of the globe. Ask around in Europe, though, and people will tell you the humble two-door
It marks the Italian carmaker’s return to racing
Okay, so more details about Maserati's upcoming 'super sports car' have been revealed. But it's not a cause for a lot of celebration.Alright, I take it back-it's a cause for some celebration still. The only detail Maserati
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