Archive for Items Categorized 'Italian', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Ivan Scelsa
Built in small numbers and for only a few years you’ve probably never seen an 8C in the flesh. Or even read about it—because this is the first book-length tour of the car and how it fits into the Alfa Romeo portfolio.
by Martin Übelher & Patrick Dasse
Lightweight but sturdy, streamlined aero, powerful engine, innovative chassis. A winner on paper and on the track. These five books cover every single car built and feature heaps of never before published material.
by Leonardo Acerbi
Not your same old/same old cheerleading exercise on the occasion of an anniversary. Besides . . . Franco Villani’s period photos that have not been seen in print before. A very impressive book!
by Gaetano Derosa
At a cost five times higher than its predecessor and offered only to VIP customers, the Ferrari Forty would seem to have limited appeal. Instead, bidding wars ensued and the order book swelled. This book draws on a lot of Ferrari publicity material to explain why the car is so special.
by Keith Bluemel
It was among the most expensive cars of its time, yet the company sold three times as many as they had forecast. It changed the way other makers looked at supercars and it also changed how Ferrari thought about its own cars. See why here.
by Colin Pitt
All roads lead to Rome, and the Flaminia is named after one of them. There are practically no books about these models; this one is hardly comprehensive but it’ll have to do.
by Gautam Sen
An Italian Bugatti? No matter its inglorious end it was a fine, capable car quite unlike anything else. Big names were involved. Big money was spent—on building it and on buying it.
by Franz Steinbacher
This is a look at a highly curated Swiss collection of mostly racing Abarths, and in telling their story the book also gives a good idea of what made the cars and the company so special.
by Jim Hunter
The unlikely story of a couple of youngish Ferrari owners in the 1970s venturing into the spare parts world to satisfy their own requirements only to recognize a wide unmet need and growing a multi-faceted business around it.
by Alessandro Sannia
Most people only know Moretti beer—no connection to the coachbuilder and constructor of all sorts of interesting mechanical things. This is the first complete history.
by Antonio Ghini
If the Almighty Interweb is any indicator, Lamborghini has way more followers than you could possibly expect. But why? This book is not concerned with finding answers to that, it just presents a solid and well put-together primer.
by Larry Perkins & Petra Perkins
Not a scholarly treatise on a legendary car but a snapshot-style memoir of half a century of crossing paths with the first 250 GTO.