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 ... Continue Reading →
One of the greatest things about older vehicles is their style. You could take the least interesting classic car, and chances are it still looks slick. However, some autos go even further. Their looks become iconic with universal recognition. And yet… certain gems still slip through the cracks.
Today, we have an interesting vehicle to talk about – Volvo P1800. On the one hand, its Swedish origins don’t usually hint at supreme design. Not that Volvo makes ugly cars, but their ... Continue Reading →
It’s no coincidence that today we see a raging bull on Lamborghini’s emblem, a T-shape on Tesla’s, or the three overlapping ellipses on Toyota’s vehicles. Knowing more about what stands behind these famous car logos will ultimately make us feel closer to our favorite brands.
Audi goes back to 1899 when August Horch founded Horch & Cie in Cologne, Germany. As the story ... Continue Reading →
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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166 MM Touring Barchetta may not be the first Ferrari, but, undoubtedly, it is the car that put Enzo Ferrari’s company on the map of motorsport.
Launched in September of 1948 at the Turin Motor Show, 166 MM made the hearts of many enthusiasts roar with awe and admiration.
In April 1949, two feather-light and extremely dynamic barchettas scored first and second at the iconic Mille Miglia. Then Luigi Chinetti triumphed at Le Mans 24 Hours. And the ... Continue Reading →
How often do you dream about a certain car you saw on the big screen, wishing it was yours? I know I have. So many times, I’ve lost count!
But I know what you might be thinking. They are just too beautiful, too expensive, too far from your reach. Which is true in many cases. Lots of these “celebrity” cars can cost more than your house.
So, in this post, we will take a look at the 7 famous cars that you ... Continue Reading →
The first 911 model was released in 1963, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Ever since it has held a special place in the hearts of car enthusiasts. Over the years Porsche 911 has gone through several modifications. The car marque has always aimed for perfection while leaving the model’s core concept intact. Throughout the years, in spite of all the innovations, the identity and philosophy of Porsche remained the same.
The 911’s worldwide popularity is an undeniable fact. In 2015, the ... Continue Reading →
Have you ever noticed someone who’s on the driver seat of Alfa Romeo 4C and is not wearing a big smile? Me neither! “How so?”, you may ask.
It’s because of the great qualities this supercar offers. This head-turning car makes anyone who drives it feel significantly happier and accomplished.
In this post, we will take a closer look at the history behind Alfa Romeo 4C. We will also talk about the automaker itself to understand what it takes to build such ... Continue Reading →
The world of cars can be a messy place, if you try to classify all the different vehicles. For instance, a lot of people cannot say how a sedan differs from a coupe. And do not even get me started on the difference between jeeps, SUVs, and crossovers. When it comes to sports cars, thankfully there is a bit more clarity.
Among performance cars, people can usually distinguish three main categories. First, you have your regular models with ... Continue Reading →
Recently, Corsia Logistics shipped one very peculiar automobile – the 1975 Bricklin SV-1. This is a car with an interesting history. Everything around it is veiled in controversy, marketing issues, staff problems, and a bunch of other misfortunes. Honestly, the fact that it even exists is somewhat baffling on its own.
Considering that Bricklins are scarcer than most classic models, transporting one is definitely a big deal. The car itself may have had its problems, but through the lens of time ... Continue Reading →