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Siata Daina Gran Sport, the little Ferrari

Here is the Siata Daina Gran Sport, well known in 1950s’ United States as the “little Ferrari”, due to its amazing speed. According to some...

The Giulia Sprint Speciale Coupé, more than just a car

The Giulia Sprint Speciale Coupé in these images was designed under the direction of Turin-born engineer Orazio Satta Puliga (1910-1974), with the support of...

The Bugatti International Meeting in Sardinia

The Bugatti International Meeting in Sardinia is ready to start on June 5th, 2017. The vintage and classic car event will start from Is Arenas...

The Mille Miglia, a ninety-year-old wonder

The famous long-distance Mille Miglia car race held its first edition in 1927: it turns 90 this year, and will celebrate with its 35th...

The Alfa Romeo Museum: the history of a legendary Italian brand

The Alfa Romeo Museum – just a few kilometers from Milan’s city center, in Arese – is located inside a 5,000-square-meter, six-story building: one...

A new beginning for the Alfa Romeo GTZ

The Alfa Romeo GTZ was officially presented as a prototype in 1962, and then manufactured industrially from 1963 to 1965. It was the car...

The Fiat 500 Ferves Ranger: small-size SUV

Approximately 600 Fiat 500 Ferves Ranger were manufactured between 1967 and 1971, and today, about fifty are still around. Fifty wonderful survivors – approximately ten...

The Ferrari 166 Spider Corsa

The Ferrari 166 S – a racecar manufactured from 1948 to 1950 – was source of great satisfaction for the Maranello brand. Amongst its achievements,...

The Roaring Twenties of the Lancia Lambda Torpedo

Legend has it that Battista Falchetto worked day and night to design the Lambda, the new car model for which Vincenzo Lancia (1881-1937) –...

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Berlinetta Touring: winning elegance

Without hesitation, many fans and collectors of Italian vintage cars define the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Berlinetta Touring the most elegant car in history. And...

The Pegaso “Thrill”, Touring’s masterpiece

Here is a wonderful 1953 Pegaso Z-102 “Thrill”, with bodywork by Touring Superleggera. The Spanish company Pegaso, founded in Barcelona in 1946, specialized in truck...

The Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport, crazy beautiful

With its 1931 body by Zagato, the Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport is one of the many gems in the crown jewel collection...

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Rococo luxury at the Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

The Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi, near Turin, was designed by Filippo Juvarra and built in 1729; between the 18th and 19th...

Pietro Piffetti: the king of fine cabinetry

by Barbara Palladino His creations sum up every magnificence of 18th-century Baroque style: Pietro Piffetti was one of the most famous and...

Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli Affari di Stato: a triumph of decorative art

by Barbara Palladino Inside Turin’s Royal Palace is one of the gems of 18th-century Baroque art: the Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli...

Antonio Stradivari: the legend and myth of perfect sound

by Barbara Palladino The Stradivarius violin is renowned as the perfect musical instrument. Playing one is a dream come true for any...