‘17 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO: FOUR-DOOR FURY!

Intrepid tester and Alfa owner Dan Scanlan blogs about Alfa’s latest Giulia. ‘It’s a superbly capable sports sedan, an absolute blast to drive despite some tiny flaws.’ I love Alfas and own an ‘88 Alfa Romeo Milano Verde, the Quadrifoglio four-leaf clover-badged ancestor of the Giulia and its last rear-wheel-drive model until now. When Alfa Romeo left the U.S. in 1993, its only two models were an aging Spider and a sleek front-wheel-drive 164 Sport sedan. Neither was a ringing reminder of ...
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2016 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS: PEGASO CELEBRATION!

The 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will feature and celebrate the rare and exotic Spanish Pegaso. Pegaso is Spanish for Pegasus, the winged divine stallion usually depicted as pure white on the Pegaso insignia. Pegasus' mythological role was to deliver thunderbolts to Zeus. Appropriate, because that was the thunderous effect the stunning Pegaso Thrill coupe had on the 1953 Turin Auto Show when the Spanish Touring-bodied grand touring coupe made its public debut. "That such an ...
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FERRARI CELEBRATES MILLE MIGLIA: 65 PRANCING HORSES!

A tribute to ‘the world’s most beautiful road race.’ The streets of Desenzano provided the venue for the start of both the Mille Miglia and Ferrari’s tribute to “the world’s most beautiful road race,” as Enzo Ferrari liked to call it. A total of 20 historic Ferraris lined out for the former with 45 contemporary Ferraris fielded for the latter. Two rare LaFerraris competing also attracted the many enthusiasts gathering for the historic event. After parading through the center of Brescia o...
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FERRARI SUPERAMERICA: JACKIE COOPER’S PRANCING HORSE!

Film and TV star Jackie Cooper's 1956 Pininfarina-bodied Ferrari 410 Superamerica will anchor the "Ferrari Production 1950-1964" class at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance this weekend. The year 1956 was a good one for Ferrari, on and off the track. The Modenese firm won both the Formula 1 and the World Sportscar Championships in 1956. As a bonus, the marque won Enzo Ferrari's favorite race, the open road Mille Miglia, a brutal 1,000-mile high-speed lap of the Italian penin...
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