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 |  Feb 28 2013, 10:26 AM

Ferrari is once again teasing its next supercar, while confirming its world premiere is set for the Geneva Motor Show next week.

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 |  Feb 27 2013, 7:03 AM

 One of the most beautiful cars on the road today is set to get a hard-core makeover for the Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Dec 26 2012, 4:56 PM

A leaked roadmap has revealed that Alfa Romeo is planning on launching nine new models by 2016, with the Italian automaker setting its sight on the premium market.

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 |  Dec 10 2012, 7:38 AM

Lamborghini will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year the best way it knows how, with a very special car.

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 |  Nov 28 2012, 2:49 AM

If the Fiat 500 Abarth has one signature feature, it’s the tiny car’s rather un-tiny exhaust note. And now with the new 500C Abarth model you’ll be able to hear that droning buzz a few decibels louder courtesy of a folding soft-top.

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 |  Nov 22 2012, 7:40 AM

As though the most powerful production Ferrari ever couldn’t get any better, the experts at German F-car tuner Novitec Rosso have just released a slew of modifications of the flagship performance machine.

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 |  Oct 11 2012, 8:31 AM

Delayed time and again, Alfa Romeo will now reportedly re-launch in America in 2014 with a full line of products rather than a slow trickle of models over time.

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 |  Sep 28 2012, 8:37 AM

“Do you come with the car?” Sadly, no, but you can now get an Abarth with more accessories than ever before.

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 |  Sep 28 2012, 8:31 AM

Ferrari had little in the way of sexy new sheetmetal to show off today at the Paris Motor Show, but the Italian exotic car maker did provide a look at its next supercar and the successor to the famed Enzo.

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 |  Aug 30 2012, 8:41 PM

Heading into this weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge season finale in Sonoma, California, Jonathan Start and the Fiat 500 team looked poised to claim the inaugural B-Spec Championship. A win would also mark the first-ever series championship in North America for the Italian automaker.

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 |  Aug 19 2012, 8:55 PM

Among all the gorgeous cars at Pebble Beach, one of the most stunning of all is the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. Today it made it’s premier journey on North American soil, among all the hubbub at Pebble Beach.

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 |  Aug 15 2012, 8:31 AM

The beautiful Ferrari F12 Berlinetta debuted at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and will finally head to Pebble Beach’s Concours d’Elegance for its North American debut.

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 |  Jul 10 2012, 8:31 AM

With first photos of the 500X having been teased, Fiat has now confirmed the sub-compact crossover will be sold in North America.

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 |  Jul 05 2012, 8:15 PM

Lamborghini announced a new facility today that will allow the brand to focus more pointedly on limited production specialty models.

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 |  Jul 05 2012, 1:15 PM

Expanding on it’s 500 family, Fiat teased the 500X, a small crossover designed to take on the Nissan Juke during an event meant to launch its new 500L.

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 |  Jun 04 2012, 3:32 PM

Credit sex, swagger or supportive reviews from the automotive community. Actually, scratch that and credit them all for the Fiat 500 Abarth’s warm reception that demanded triple what the automaker originally expected to sell in North America.

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 |  May 23 2012, 5:58 AM

The two latest automakers to climb into bed together are Mazda and Fiat and their love child promises to be one impressive performance machine.

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 |  May 08 2012, 9:02 AM

The Ferrari 458 is being recalled again, but not for catching on fire this time.

A small group of Ferrari 458 models, as well as convertible California models have been issued a recall notice by the Italian exotic automaker due to an issue with the engine crankshaft. In total, 206 cars did not receive a properly finished crankshaft, which could result in excessive vibration and eventually damage to the engine.

Owners are being contacted and will be asked to visit their Ferrari dealer in order for the necessary recall work to be done.

[Source: AutoCar]

 |  May 07 2012, 12:15 PM

You’ve already seen a topless Lamborghini Aventador, but it probably wasn’t what you expected. While the Aventador J isn’t likely to see production, that doesn’t mean its creator isn’t planning something of similar spirit. 

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 |  May 04 2012, 8:31 AM

Catrinel Menghia, the lingerie model who starred in the Fiat brand’s sexy Super Bowl ad is back in several new spots for the Italian automaker.

Helping promote the new Fiat 500 Abarth performance model, the ad was a clear indication of a change in gears from the automaker, after dropping its female US brand boss and its female-targeted J-Lo ads for some sex appeal directed right at a male audience.

Are they as good as the original? Are you going to watch them anyway no matter what we say? Of course you are. So stop reading and start watching below:

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 |  Apr 27 2012, 8:45 AM

Honest business: 1, international crime syndicate: 0. Eric Blumberg owns Rent-In-Style, an L.A. based high end rental car company, which offers clients an opportunity to take out premium luxury and performance vehicles for a couple hours or even a week.

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 |  Apr 26 2012, 7:32 PM

One of the world’s most recognizable and exclusive supercars, the Ferrari Enzo, has been wasting away in a Dubai parking lot but there’s a reason for it’s imprisonment. 

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 |  Apr 26 2012, 5:45 PM

Brace yourselves, the Ferrari hybrid is coming. Having first revealed its mid-engine HY-KERS development at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa confirmed that the future halo mid-engine hybrid supercar will officially debut in 2013.

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 |  Apr 20 2012, 5:02 PM

Relaunching the Alfa Romeo brand in North America has been a priority for Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne since he assumed the chief executive position for Fiat and Chrysler three years ago.

Through years of setbacks, Marchionne admitted that transitioning Alfa Romeo’s return into the United States would be among his most difficult tasks.

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