Fiat 500 F1 Limited Edition

Prior to the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix qualifying sessions on Saturday, September 27, Fiat has organized the “500 Drive” event, which will involve 12 Fiat 500 “F1TM Limited Edition” cars being driven around the same track by celebrities. No word yet on the participating celebrities but the brand new 5.067km circuit on the streets of Singapore will be the first ever Grand Prix to be held at night, and the same goes for the 500 Drive celebrity race.… Continue reading

Alfa Romeo 147


Gorgeous Italian styling, perky engines and fun handling should make the 147 extremely desirable. Sadly patchy dealer service, steep depreciation and flaky reliability counter the positives


You can’t help but be won over by the looks of this car. There aren’t many family hatchbacks that command as many admiring glances from other road-users.… Continue reading

Hamann Aston Martin V8 Vantage Revealed

Well known for its tuning endeavors with BMW, MINI, Ferrari, Porsche, Land Rover and Lamborghini, German tuning house Hamann Motorsport has added Aston Martin to that list with the V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster. Hamann makes no mention of engine performance upgrades but instead has focused on optimized aerodynamics and handling.… Continue reading

Alfa Romeo at the 2008 Paris International Motor Show

The same values lie behind the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, a veritable piece of poetry in motion that is remarkable for the sculpted and finely modelled surfaces that provide ideal attire for the engineering and mechanical excellence of this extraordinary car. The Alfa 8C Competizione is also the technical and stylistic template that will be used to create all the Alfa Romeo cars of the future, beginning with the Alfa Romeo MiTo, ‘the sportiest mini’ that packs sensual style, agility and technical excellence made for driving satisfaction into a length of just 4 metres.… Continue reading

Alfa Romeo 8C GTA

After these spy shots of the Alfa Romeo 8C, totally without camouflage, the GTA hypothesis must be re-examined. With anything from a birthday present to collectors’ requests possible, this example needs to be considered carefully, but we think the magic GTA letters can be re-visited.

The two parallel stripes you can see are meant for protection when loading and unloading this vehicle.… Continue reading

Fiat Abarth 500 esse esse revealed

The first official images of the production Fiat 500 Abarth esseesse (SS) have made their way onto the Web and as suspected, it’s as racy as a hot hatch can get.

The esseesse is fitted with a full body kit consisting of a new front fascia, lower side skirts and a redesigned rear bumper housing a diffuser and pair of chrome exhaust tips, while 17-inch (?) wheels and a small spoiler round out the appearance package.… Continue reading

Alfa Romeo 159: James May tries not to swear – Top Gear – BBC

A chance to see a gloating Simon Cowell race around the Top Gear test track to finish at the top of the leader board. Brilliant celebrity interview and speed lap in full high quality on the BBC Top Gear YouTube channel. reading