CLASSIC ITALIAN CARS

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 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...

The lightning-fast new start of the Maserati 8CTF

The Maserati 8CTF is the car of a rebirth: a daydream with open eyes geared towards the future, like a second chance after averting...

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Touring: the ultimate car

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Touring was a pearl in the 8C (that is, “8 cylinder”) family – an illustrious family of cars made...

The Ferrari 250 LM Berlinetta GT, an impossible-to-homologate champion

Here is the wonderful Ferrari 250 LM Berlinetta GT – one of the 33 models made by the Maranello-based company in the mid-1960s. LM stands...

The Osca 1500 Sports-Racer, resilience and beauty

This splendid car is an Osca 1500 Sports-Racer, one of the precious models by a small Emilia Romagna carmaker that was active for only...

The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Shooting Brake

The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Shooting Brake in these photographs is a unique, priceless car. Part of the Ferrari 365 Daytona family produced by the Maranello...

The Ferrari 275 GTC, queen of competitions

The Ferrari 275 GTC (or GTB/C, the “B” standing for “Berlinetta” and the “C” for “Competizione”) is one of the three models the Maranello...

The Maserati Ghibli Spider: success of a convertible

The 1969 Maserati Ghibli Spider, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro for Ghia, is a masterpiece of automotive design of all time. The model was produced from...

The Alfa Romeo Platé Special, born in a breed of unique pieces

The wonderful car featured in our gallery is a 1949 Alfa Romeo Platé Special, created by Luigi Platé (1894-1975) – a Milanese driver who...

Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A, luxury for the United States

Here is a gorgeous Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A cabriolet, made in 1924 by the Milan-based carmaker that in the early 1900s had specialized in...

The De Tomaso Mangusta: the beauty and power of a fighter

De Tomaso was an automobile manufacturer based in Modena, active from 1965 to 2003. It was owned by Italian-Argentinian race driver Alejandro De Tomaso, who...

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After the slopes of the Dolomites, après-ski by LOOX

by Barbara Palladino LOOX is an après-ski hotspot, at the station at the foot of the Obereggen Latemar ski and trekking area in the Dolomites. It...

The wondrous Gothic, medieval frescoes of the Oratory of San Pellegrino

The Oratory of San Pellegrino is located in Bominaco, a hamlet not far from Caporciano, in the province of L'Aquila. It was probably commissioned...

LUMEN: a museum of photography, 2,275 meters up high

by Barbara Palladino On the top of the Kronplatz (or Plan de Corones), near Brunico (Bolzano) – an enchanted place that only the mountains could create...

Sicilian Moor heads: a legend of universal love

by Barbara Palladino “Moor heads” or “teste di moro” are colorful, ceramic vases that represent the face of a man and a woman, with a...