Although Europe is the second-smallest continent, it’s one of the best places to visit if you’re planning a continental road trip anytime soon. Road trips in Europe are always packed with amazing sights, sounds and excursions, and you’re likely to experience some wonderful memories that will keep the trip alive in your mind. If you adore driving as well, a European road trip will be just the ticket, as it’ll give you a chance to drive your way across the continent.
A look through the pantheon of automotive history reveals car companies have often struck up unlikely partnerships with each other. One of the more obscure tie-ups is an agreement signed by BMW and Lamborghini in the middle of the 1970s that outlined the joint-development of a mid-engined sports car.
Castello Cavalcanti is a short film written and directed by Wes Anderson and about a driver in a long-distance race in 1955 Italy. If you’re a fan of the films Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, or The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, or appreciate some good old racing humor, take eight minutes out of your day to watch this.
Here, we see Federico Liber winning 2013 Cividale Castelmonte hillclimb in Italy, according to Jalopnik, in a motorcycle-engined Gloria C8F. The sensation of speed is nearly overwhelming, even on this side of the computer screen.
Outside of Ferrari, Pininfarina has designed cars for Peugeot, Jaguar, MG, and Alfa Romeo. This concept is the design house’s first collaboration with BMW, though. It’s called the Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe.
Lamborghini is celebrating its 50th birthday in grand fashion, with a convoy of 350 cars in a Grande Giro (Grand Tour) of Italy, beginning on Wednesday, May 8.
We’ve already seen Maserati’s Kubang SUV concept in Frankfurt, but today it showed up on American soil for the first time. We were on hand to take pictures of the Kubang live in Detroit.