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Lusso Or Sport?

Maserati’s executive saloon is relaunched for 2018 with a subtle facelift, more equipment, a power boost and new GranSport/GranLusso versions. Is it better to drive, though?

4 mins read
Auto Italia
February 2018

1980s Remix

How two 1980s Alfa saloons have been transformed, using period parts, into much more appealing machines – including a Giulietta 116 converted to V6 power.

7 mins read
Auto Italia
December 2017

Micro Mudpluggers

Three generations of four-wheel drive Pandas prove that you don’t need a ‘Chelsea Tractor’ to be able to go anywhere. Indeed they might just be the most versatile cars ever built.

7 mins read
Auto Italia
December 2017

Andrea Zagato Face To Face

In an exclusive interview with Andrea Zagato, we find out why Italians don’t believe in perfection, why electric cars are great for designers and how Zagato’s future includes Alfa Romeo.

6 mins read
Auto Italia
December 2017

Usefully Sporty

Alfa’s new Sports Utility Vehicle has finally landed in the UK. We head to Northern Ireland to put the Stelvio through its paces in right-hook form.

7 mins read
Auto Italia
December 2017

Tail Sliders

Recent Lamborghinis have majored on four-wheel drive. But there’s a hardcore enthusiast market for rear-wheel drive cars – a great excuse for us to compare three generations of mid-engined rear-drive Lambos: Huracán, Gallardo Balboni and Urraco.

9 mins read
Auto Italia
December 2017

The Joy of Giulia

After what seems like forever, the all-new Giulia has landed in the UK. No question, this is Alfa’s most significant car in a generation – but how well does it perform on British roads? 

8 mins read
Auto Italia
May 2017

Heart of the Scorpion

Abarth is tapping into its rich heritage by opening a new ‘Classiche’ department. We take a tour around Abarth’s Turin HQ to delve deep into the heart and soul of the scorpion brand Story & images by Chris Rees

5 mins read
Auto Italia
May 2017

Il Mago di Modena

We tell the story of the ‘wizard’ of Modena, Stanguellini, through two of his exceptional and pioneering race cars

7 mins read
Auto Italia
April 2017

Alfa Romeo TZ2

We attempt to shed light on the mysteries of the ultra-rare and delectable TZ2 – and get behind the wheel of one

4 mins read
Auto Italia
April 2017

Alfa Romeo Stelvio

At last, Alfa’s BMW X3-rivalling SUV is here. We head to the test track to find out if the Stelvio has the heart of a true Alfa

7 mins read
Auto Italia
April 2017

The Green Machine

Following the discovery of a pristine Fiat 124 Special in a nunnery we take the opportunity to consider the origins of one of the longest-running production models of all time.

7 mins read
Auto Italia
February 2017

Wind of Change

Levante is a Mediterranean breeze – we test Maserati’s first-ever SUV in UK-spec right-hand drive form to find out if it’s a breath of fresh air 

7 mins read
Auto Italia
February 2017

Abarth 124 Spider​​​​​​​

Auto Italia’s Design Consultant Chris Hrabalek Discusses the Finer Points of Automotive Design.

2 mins read
Auto Italia
February 2017

Toy Boy

We survive heckling nuns and comedy proportions as we climb aboard this 1948 Mille Miglia racing Siata-Fiat 750 Spider Corsa.

7 mins read
Auto Italia
March 2017

Brooklands Autumn Motorsport Festival

Wailing soundtracks from Formula One to rallying, evocative period liveries and plenty of track action came back to the annual motorsport day at Brooklands.

3 mins read
Auto Italia
March 2017

Bewitched

This stunning right-hand drive 1963 Giulia Spider cast such a powerful spell over its owner that he had it restored to Ferrari standards. We tell the story of a 2000-hour, two-year job.

8 mins read
Auto Italia
March 2017

A-Lister

What should you replace a clunky old Ford Fiesta with? Something from the top drawer, naturally: a tastily modified Alfa Romeo 147 GTA .

7 mins read
Auto Italia
March 2017