Playboy Fiat heir causes transit shutdown with camo Jeep

Lapo Elkann loves three things in this world: partying with drag queens, causing mischief, and driving conspicuously modified Fiat/Chrysler company vehicles. By carelessly parking his camouflage Jeep Grand Cherokee across the tracks of Turin's tram system he's managed to combine at least two of these. » 9/07/11 1:30pm 9/07/11 1:30pm

Son of F1: Students Imagine Next McLaren Supercar

Those who've been pining away for the erstwhile McLaren F1 may want to take note. McLaren Cars recently commissioned students from Turin, Italy's Institute of Design to undertake a design study exploring themes for the F1's successor. The young scribblers worked up a range of concept models, which were subsequently… » 8/30/06 8:35am 8/30/06 8:35am

Ferrari's Display of Olympic Hoonage

Leftlane News located a clip of the Ferrari F1 display during the opening ceremonies of the Olympics in Turin — practically the company's back yard. Since doughnuts in Italy are more like what we know as "doughnut holes," let's just say the center-stage display was an homage to the Olympics' five interlocking circles,… » 2/13/06 8:28am 2/13/06 8:28am