Corsia’s car of the day: Ford (Ghia) Brezza

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March, being Women’s History Month, gives us a great excuse to celebrate the incredible women in the automotive world. Meet one more woman who made history in the automotive industry – Marilena Corvasce. She was responsible for designing Ford (Ghia) Brezza top-to-bottom, bumper-to-bumper.

Here’s how it happened. Ford tasked Ghia, its European design division, with creating a mid-engine sports car, a concept that was road-ready. Rumor has it, the automaker was looking to rival GM’s Pontiac Fiero. ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Lamborghini Diablo

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In January 1990, after four years of development, the world met Lamborghini Diablo. Originally the company commissioned Marcello Gandini, to whom we also owe Countach, Miura, and Espada, to work on the design.

However, Gandini’s concept was criticized for its sharp edges. The task was reassigned to a design team lead by Tom Gale, and Diablo, as we know it today, was conceived. As Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear has described it, Diablo was designed “solely to ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

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What thought comes to mind when you hear “Ferrari”? Exclusivity, style, power… But never “bridging gaps”…

At the 1966 Geneva Motorshow, the world received Ferrari 330 GTC to fall in love with. The new grand tourer inherited the sophisticated flair of the 330 GT 2+2 and the power of 275 GT Berlinetta, thus connecting the best of two worlds. And it may just represent everything you adore about the Italian automaker.

The 330 GTC had the same transmission, steering, and suspension as ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R

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BMW has given the world plenty of iconic cars – the quirky Isetta, exquisite RS 700, or the nearly perfect Z4 are just the tip of the iceberg. The German behemoth of automaking has won many hearts across the globe with its timeless, emotion-provoking designs and thrill-inducing performance.

Another model that gained an instant cult following was 3.0 CSL, also dubbed The Batmobile. The bat-like fins running along the top of the front ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Galag TG-1

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Love it or loathe it! Galag TG-1 – brought to you by Team Galag, a group of wealthy car enthusiasts who prefer to keep a low-key profile and make it all about their cars. The team’s participants, who earned their fame driving in the infamous Gumball 3000 rally, come from the UK, US, Germany, and Saudi Arabia. That’s probably all the information you’ll be able to find about the Team Galag itself. So, truly not a bragging bunch.

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Toyota and Nissan enter the American market

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There’s hardly a person who doesn’t know Toyota or Nissan. But it hasn’t always been this way. In the US, before 1958 only a handful of people held their hands on the wheel of a Toyota or Datsun – the export name of Nissan.

Officially, both brands entered the US market on January 9, 1958, at the Los Angeles Imported Car Show, featuring Toyopet Crown and Datsun-1000.

The American drivers and auto critics alike weren’t impressed by Toyopet. Although marketed to the ...

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Shipping a car for holidays: What to know.

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It’s that time of the year again. Holidays. Many vehicle carriers are taking a merited break to spend time with their families, while others are hard at work preparing to handle an increase in vehicle shipping volumes and handle demanding customer expectations.

To help you navigate auto transport during this holiday rush, we’ve created a list of things to keep in mind, so you can have a memorable car shipping experience, without losing your holiday cheer.

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Corsia’s car of the day: Lykan Hypersport

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Lykan Hypersport hailed as the first Arab hypercar was conceived in 2007 in the form of a scetch. It took seven years to finally transform an idea into a drivable reality and introduce it to the world at the Qatar Motor Show.

Critics and enthusiasts alike received the car with equal amounts of fanfare and skepticism. The ambitious new player promised to challenge the legacy brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini, or Bugatti – a ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Icona Vulcano Titanium

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Icona Vulcano Titanium. Brought to you from the heart of the Italian automotive know-how – Turin. The original brainchild of the Icona Design House, Vulcano Titanium is the fruit of collaboration between the brightest minds in the car industry.

“Inspiration for the Vulcano came from the world’s fastest plane, the Blackbird SR-71, whose sharp and dramatic silhouette complimenting its sensual surface transitions was key to the styling of the Vulcano” shared Samuel Chuffart, Icona Design Director. Ambitious!

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Corsia’s car of the day: Mercedes-Benz C111

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Mercedes-Benz C111 – an iconic supercar that never made it to an assembly line, an impossible dream for many an enthusiast.

Mercedes introduced its innovative concept car at the 1969 Frankfurt motor show. Nothing short of spectacular, the sleek and edgy C111 virtually stole the show and instantly became a dream for many. Rumor has it, the company received various blank checks from eager enthusiasts anxious to park the new Mercedes masterpiece in their driveway.

But for the ...

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