Eagle, Alfaholics, Singer, GTO, Bond’s DB5—they all contain lessons modern supercars can learn from
I have a recurring dream in which the chief engineer of the latest pointless 800hp supercar is standing there, telling me how great his new creation is. "Zero to 240kph in seven seconds, 370k top speed, Inconel headrests, blah blah." My face
Who’s your money on?
Car: C41Engine: FerrariDrivers: Kimi Räikkönen (FIN), Antonio Giovinazzi (ITA)Chances: Alfa Romeo will benefit from any improvements Ferrari has made to its engine, but the strength of this year's midfield means we're unlikely to see the team make
Did you know Merc could have gone with a four-pointed star?
Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer merged to form the Auto Union in 1932, the circles representing each of the four manufacturers coming together. There's a great story behind the Audi name-August Horch founded his eponymous car company in 1899, quitting
Some styling cues are seen on modern production cars
The story goes that back in the late '90s, Volkswagen boss Ferdinand Piech decided his empire was going to build the world's fastest, most powerful supercar. Only he didn't know what badge it was going to have. The Big Man
Don’t be blinded by the clean looks—this thing generates 518hp
Electrified restomods are, it appears, quite polarizing. So, prepare to be entirely polarized by Totem Automobili's first product. As you can see, it is a restoration of the delightful Alfa Romeo Giulia GT, rendered here using the medium of electricity.Lots
A rare peek into a fabled wonderland
When he was four years old, Carlos 'Charlie' Cojuangco almost died. He was riding in one of the family cars-a 1962 Bentley Continental S2-from Santa Mesa to Pasay City, when he felt faint and almost passed out. He would find
The designs include some BMW and Alfa Romeo classics
Uniqlo's collections are usually easy to like. Their designs are plain and minimalist-and that's what a lot of people prefer. Sometimes, these collections even feature designs that seem almost tailor-fit for gearheads like us.Introducing Uniqlo's The
An entertaining history lesson
The story goes that back in the late '90s, Volkswagen boss Ferdinand Piech decided his empire was going to build the world's fastest, most powerful supercar. Only he didn't know what badge it was going to have. The Big Man
It was supposed to be introduced at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
You'll have heard by now that this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed has been postponed for, well, obvious reasons. No doubt this also means many of the cars due to be revealed at the event have also been delayed. We
Talk about track-day-ready
Less weight, more power, more noise, more money-it's the classic recipe for car porn that's served the likes of Ferrari, Porsche, and McLaren well. So, about time Alfa Romeo got in on the lightweight-special game-with one of
All 10 cars have now been unveiled
Welcome, one and all, to the Formula 1 Class of 2020. For the coming season, it's all about evolution rather than revolution, says F1 (the big changes, of course, are coming in 2021). So, for this year, the cars will look
The best car chase in years
When I was in high school at the turn of the century, the car geek in me was thrilled at the plethora of high-octane car chases that seemed to permeate all the action movies of the time. From the insane nitrous-
A must-see for automotive historians
Upcycling is currently all the rage. And last year, Fiat Chrysler got in on the trend, turning an old-and huge-transmission workshop at its historic Mirafiori factory into the best retirement home ever.It's called the Heritage Hub, and it'
The big improvements are to the infotainment system and driver aids
Interesting times at Alfa Romeo. The 4C sports car has been quietly euthanized alongside its Maserati GranTurismo factory-mate, while a proposed new GTV and 8C have been sliced from the product plan.Which means at present, the Italian carmaker has a
To be sold at Sotheby's Villa Erba auction
The Sport Classic is one of the most desirable 911s of modern times. When it was announced in 2010, all 250 build slots were sold in under 48 hours. The ducktail spoiler, Fuchs-style alloys and short-shift manual gearbox gave the
A 1976 model with just under 130,000km on the odo
Anyone with the nickname 'The Greatest' clearly deserves a bit of respect, and anyone who owned an Alfa Romeo Spider will get a great big helping of the stuff from us. You can imagine our reaction, then, when we heard about this
In San Juan
Two new Italian brands have just entered our market. Petromax Philippines is now importing (though not as an official distributor) Alfa Romeo and Abarth models from its new dealership along Ortigas Avenue in San Juan. The models on display inside the dealership
Drop-top goals
Ah, Justin Timberlake sure is living the life.The chart-topping musician and former NSYNC member recently took off for Tuscany, Italy with his wife Jessica Biel, and we've taken particular interest in the couple's choice of ride
Due to health reasons
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced that Sergio Marchionne has stepped down as CEO of the company.In a statement released earlier today, FCA cited health reasons-specifically, complications while recovering from surgery which "have worsened significantly in recent hours"-as the
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