Pope Francis Gets Pizza Delivered Straight To The Rolling Popemobile

Watch what looks like the happiest moment in this pizza guy's life; handing a fresh pie straight to Pope Francis as he rolls through Naples in his bulletproof G-Wagen. Also, an errant soccer ball penetrates the papal motorcade's remarkably weak security. » 3/24/15 5:05pm 3/24/15 5:05pm

Even More Of The Aston Martin DB10 & Jaguar CX-75 Racing In Rome

If you are like me, you can never have too much of a good thing - especially when you consider high quality photos of bespoke Aston Martin and Jaguar supercars and videos of their throaty exhausts racing through the streets of Rome a good thing. » 3/10/15 10:40am 3/10/15 10:40am

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Lotus Just Joined Aston Martin And Jaguar On The Set Of Spectre

As you may have previously seen here and here the upcoming James Bond film Spectre is currently filming a major car chase through Rome featuring British sports car brands Aston Martin and Jaguar. You can now add Lotus to that list as well. » 3/04/15 7:06pm 3/04/15 7:06pm

Everything About This Piaggio Ape Is Adorable And Hilarious And Sad

Italy is a magical place, full of Italians and Piaggio Apes. And if you have no idea what a Piaggio Ape is, that is terrible. Because it's a delightful little three-wheeled pickup, and when fully loaded every sad little attempt to get up a hill is the silliest goddamn thing I've seen all morning. Until it flips. » 2/05/15 10:35am 2/05/15 10:35am

Secret message found in WW2 bullet tells the story of some stupid Nazis

August, 13, 1944. The British 8th Army occupies Florence. The Allies finally break out of Normandy. Meanwhile, somewhere in the south of Tuscany, a soldier writes this encrypted message and hides it inside a bullet. In 2015, someone found it and deciphered it. It was the end of a hilariously absurd story. » 1/30/15 8:46pm 1/30/15 8:46pm

Four Pilots Missing As Fireball Engulfs Colliding Tornado Attack Jets

Yesterday, a pair of Italian Tornado attack jets from Ghedi Air Base in Northern Italy had a mid-air collision near the town of Ascoli Piceno. It is unclear whether the jets were in formation, opposing one another for training, or were independently navigating through the area. » 8/20/14 5:14pm 8/20/14 5:14pm

The Italian Police Now Have This Ridiculous Lamborghini Huracan

It's not easy being a traffic cop in Italy. What are you supposed to do about all those exotics speeding around? Let them outrun you? Hell no, son, the law doesn't work that way. So in the interest of public safety, the Italian State Police is adding a Lamborghini Huracan to their fleet. » 5/22/14 2:25pm 5/22/14 2:25pm

Life's a beach with a 12-cylinder Ferrari

As a pasty white guy, my relationship with the sun is a collection of memories I'd rather forget. I don't even look good with a tan—and by tan, I mean my freckles just sort of melt together, like butterscotch chips. » 4/22/14 5:38pm 4/22/14 5:38pm

Italy Cuts Government Waste By Selling 1,500 Luxury Cars On eBay

If you've been just dying to pick up a used Lancia Thesis driven by an Italian government official, now is the time to act! Italy is selling off some 150 luxury cars purchased by the government in an attempt to curb wasteful spending. » 3/28/14 4:30pm 3/28/14 4:30pm

I'm 31 Miles From Maranello But Won't Get Closer To Ferrari

Greetings from Bologna! Now that you know which factory I am visiting tomorrow to check out which new car, I might as well mention that I've seen a PT Cruiser with an Italian plate, proving that the whole Chrysler deal is definitely welcome around here. » 2/26/14 1:40pm 2/26/14 1:40pm

How Alfa Romeo Was Once Fascism's Lasting Legacy

Alfa Romeo has made some of the most beautiful and soul-stirring machines ever made. The Tipo 33 Stradale. The GTAm. The 6C 2300. All of them were world-class works of art, and all of them were the result of the state machinery instituted by Benito Mussolini. » 12/14/13 12:41pm 12/14/13 12:41pm

Owning A Porsche 911 in Ferrariland

In the latest Petrolicious video, we learn what it feels like to own a 1968 911T in the land of Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lancia, Fiat, Abarth, Maserati and other magnificent Italiane macchine. » 11/13/13 2:45pm 11/13/13 2:45pm

Italian Boy Dies After Being Forgotten In Car For Eight Hours

An Italian toddler died on Tuesday after being forgotten in a car by his father for eight hours. The parents are currently being hospitalized in a state of shock. » 6/06/13 3:00pm 6/06/13 3:00pm

Greetings From Italy And The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este!

Today, Attila Nagy of Gizmodo and I drove for ten hours through sunshine and rain to get to Lake Como in time. The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este starts tomorrow morning, and you will see everything that matters. We have plenty of cameras to make sure of that. » 5/24/13 4:30pm 5/24/13 4:30pm

Bandits Steal $2.6 Million From Armored Cars In Amazing Italian Heist

We've heard a lot about Somali pirates over the last few years, but you know who has really been making a comeback? Bandits. Bandits stole $50 million worth of diamonds off a plane in Belgium. Now bandits have taken $2.6 million out of an armored car in Northern Italy. » 4/08/13 1:32pm 4/08/13 1:32pm

Italians Make Sexy Drones, Too

We all know that Italians have a knack for crafting sleek, beautiful automobiles. Ferrari, Maserati, and Lamborghini — if you're the type for such a thing — all produce some of the most lustworthy machines known to man. But did you know that Italians build pretty drones, too? » 2/25/13 4:16pm 2/25/13 4:16pm

The Real-Life Austin Powers Traffic Jam Video Is Fake

When we watched a belligerent man bring an entire Italian town to a halt with an Austin Powers-esque 67-point turn, it all looked too good to be true. La Repubblica now reports that it was indeed a fake. » 2/08/13 10:30am 2/08/13 10:30am

Watch A Real Life Austin Powers Start An Italian Traffic Riot

Most Italian cities have notoriously narrow roads, so trying to turn your car around on one is a foolish idea. An Italian motorist decided to U-turn his Fiat 500 in an alley lined with parked cars, instantly re-creating Austin Powers' 67-point turn scene. » 2/06/13 1:20pm 2/06/13 1:20pm