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.
Long before there was a Grand Torino, or Shelby Cobra, there was this Turin Ford. That's an early-1950s roadster built in the Northern Italian city, using a Ford V8, custom tubular frame and a body by a local firm.
Fiat's Lingotto factory was completed in 1923. Unlike any other automobile factory to date, the factory featured a spiral assembly line that moved up through the building and a concrete banked rooftop test track.
Even a Swiss Army knife-equipped MacGyver couldn't hide that a major chase scene from the show's first season was lifted wholesale from the 1969 film The Italian Job. Luckily, mullets and Minis go together like cheesy music and ‘80s TV.
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…
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,…