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Conceived in the aftermath of World War II, at a time when many European countries were attempting to rebuild and restore tattered, downtrodden economies, the modern-day scooter became a vehicle that...
Moto Guzzi played the nostalgia card with its retro-inspired V7 Café Classic, and the new V7 Racer ($9,790) takes a sharper-edged stab at the heady era of British rockers and their stylish rides...
Ferraris are great cars to own, but are they a good investment? Get the answer from our panel of experts on Robb Report’s first Collector Car Investment Forum. Robert Ross, our automotive editor,...
Better than Expected Since the advent of the F355 in 1994, Ferrari’s mid-engine V-8s have been wonderfully civilized thoroughbreds that anyone can drive. By the time the F430 started showing a gray...
There was a time when just about any vehicle cobbled together in Italy had a reasonable shot at exotic-car status, especially if it hailed from Maranello or Modena. Today, it takes a significantly...
1956 Maserati A6G/54 Berlinetta Before withdrawing from world championship racing in 1957, Maserati moved to the forefront of motorsport competition—alongside rival Ferrari—with the A6G/54 (also...
No Substitute The GranTurismo just might erase Maserati’s undeserved image of being the Italian car to buy if you cannot afford a Ferrari. Yes, Maserati was once a division of Ferrari, the two...
Building a faster 458 Italia is no small feat. Out of the box, Ferrari’s mid-engined masterpiece will deliver its occupants to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and press onward past the 200-mph mark. With the...
Mahogany runabouts from the 1960s receive their due from the Digital Veneer Tribute Vespa ( www.digitalveneer.com ), a limited-edition scooter designed by Digital Veneer. The New Zealand–based...
If you owned one of the world’s most coveted cars, one of the only three dozen Ferrari 250 GTOs ever made, what would it take for you to willingly part with it? Would the chance to acquire another...
The 2011 Ducati Diavel ( www.ducati.com ) offers the muscular styling and impressive engine output of a power cruiser without sacrificing the agility for which the Italian brand is famous. The bike’s...
Nothing really was wrong with the F430. If Ferrari only had tinkered with its V-8 two-seater for the next few years—maybe adding a couple horsepower or creating a Wolfgang von Trips special edition—...
For nearly a year, images of a camouflaged supercar have appeared on virtually every automotive-enthusiast site with all signs pointing to the highly anticipated Murciélago successor: the Lamborghini...
Since 1967, Bologna, Italy–based NCR has been dazzling the motorcycle world with its Ducati makeovers, shrouding the Italian racers in functional excesses of rare metals and composite materials. The...
The name Superleggera (Italian for "superlight") is nothing new to Lamborghini’s baby bull. Only three years have passed since weight-shedding was applied to the Superleggera Gallardo, which—despite...
The anticipated Maserati GranTurismo Convertible comes to American shores this spring. This Italian supermodel from Modena combines exquisite Pininfarina styling with scintillating performance,...
Although the Porsche Panamera and Aston Martin Rapide have been making all of the latest headlines in the four-door performance world, the Maserati Quattroporte (literally "four-door" in Italian) was...
When Maserati’s GranTurismo debuted in 2008, it may have been too highly anticipated: The coupe was often criticized for not living up to its sporting promise. The Pininfarina design—equipped as it...
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder presents all the virtues of its coupe counterpart, wrapped as an audacious convertible rocket ship. The “LP560-4” badges on the Lamborghini Gallardo refer to...
SuperVeloce. The name conjures images of Lamborghini’s original Diablo SV, which was produced in 1995 to appease the brand’s most extreme performance enthusiasts. Today, the Murciélago earns the...
Unlike its crosstown rival, Ferrari, which merely names its factory streets after star employees, Lamborghini honors its Hall of Fame workers with a namesake limited edition. The Lamborghini Gallardo...
Featuring an ultrahigh-revving engine, an aluminum chassis, twin-wishbone suspension, triple-tip exhaust, and Pininfarina design, the Ferrari 458 Italia is a fitting replacement for the outgoing mid-...
Ferrari was born and bred from Formula One. The new Handling GT Evolution (or HGTE) package for the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano further exemplifies the company’s quest for performance-minded perfection...
Six years have passed since Ferrari unveiled its 612 Scaglietti, yet the big four-seater remains fearsomely fast. This year, those restless artisans from Maranello have revised the 612 in a host of...
Like its original incarnation, the GT 250 California of the late 1950s—a convertible that was better than most of its contemporaries—the new Ferrari California is a front-engine vehicle designed as a...
As its name suggests, the Ducati Multistrada was conceived to do much more than simply travel down the highway. Even the bike’s appearance—with its tall riding position, jacked-up front-fender...
1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Aerodynamico The 400 Superamerica—the ultra-performance GT that made its debut in 1959—represented the penultimate flowering of the truly bespoke Ferrari. More costly...
Few monikers in the automotive world carry quite the heft of Ferrari’s GTO . Short for Gran Turismo Omologato, the designation recalls the sensational 250 GTO of 1962 and the 288 GTO from 1984. (...
The Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SuperVeloce represents the Italian automaker's unwavering dedication to speed, style, and sex appeal. Engineered to run faster than Lamborghini's ultra-limited...
1962 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder The convertible version of Maserati’s first real series production automobile, the 3500 GT Touring, is rare among Italian exotics of its time. This topless gran turismo...

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