An Inside Look At Zagato, One Of The World's Wildest Coachbuilders

If there’s one thing I learned on my recent trip to Italy, it’s that style matters. Looking good is more important than looking where you’re going. So it’s no wonder the storied art of coachbuilding—creating customized bodies for cars—is still well and truly alive in the nondescript town of Arese, Northern Italy. Here…

I Had No Idea This Bizarre Nissan Existed Until This Week And Now I Need One

The car world is full of wonder and mystery! Even when you’re steeped in it every waking hour of your day like I am, it’s still wide and weird enough that you can learn about new things all the time. Case in point: Nissan’s Autech Zagato Stelvio AZ1. It’s like 1980s Japan, 1980s Italy, and all of my dreams got…

You Wished Hard Enough And Now The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Is Real

The ravishing Aston Martin Vanquish as rebodied by the Italian dreamweavers at Zagato bowed at the Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza last month as a showpiece. As in “look, don’t touch” forever. But today it’s been confirmed that a few lucky owners will be able to take one home and get their grubby mitts all over it.