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October 30 2006

Lancia launch new Ypsilon

Lancia may be a way off returning to Australia, but it is gearing up to start producing cars in right hand drive again after moving to left hand drive production only around 10 years ago. The Ypsilon is Lancia’s small hatchback and is a popular model in Europe – whether it would catch on in Australia, though, is another question ...

October 23 2006

Production 8C Competizione to star at Sydney motor show

We have of course covered the new 8C Competizione in some detail before – we even saw the original concept car in Sydney in 2004 (I even had a chance to sit in it – Ed). But now it is a reality and it will be the star of the Alfa stand, if not of the entire show, at the Sydney motor show at the end of this month ...

October 21 2006

Maserati at the Sydney motor show

Maserati will launch the Maserati GranSport MC Victory in the Australian market at the Sydney motor show later this month (26 October-5 November). We originally reported on the launch of the GranSport MC Victory at the Geneva motor show earlier this year where we gave some specification details on the new model ...

October 19 2006

Maserati 1-2 win at FIA and 2 world titles

This is a report from the latest FIA GT World Championship round in Hungary - Maserati stamped its authority of the 2006 FIA GT World Championship at the weekend (15 October 2006) with a resounding 1-2 win in the Italian round ...

ItalianCar – News Bytes

+++ Lang Kidby – leader of the 2005 re-run of the 1907 Peking to Paris race serialised recently on the ABC (Australia), will be setting off again on a round the world trip – this time in a 1969 model Fiat 500 Bambino – the smallest car ever to take on such a challenge. Lang and his wife Bev will be driving 35,000 kms to attend an event in Garlenda, Italy to mark the 50th anniversary of the first production of the car next year. +++ Lancia to relaunch in the UK in late 2008… Australia to follow? (and see our previous article) +++ A few Lamborghini Gallardo owners have been having engine fire problems with their cars recently: www.nbc6.net cms.firehouse.com and as we reported previously, Kevin Weeks had to exit from this year’s Targa Tasmania for the same reason +++ Fiat buys back into Ferrari +++ Our rivals at Italiaspeed have exclusive information about a 4WD system being developed by Ferrari (go to their latest news section). Ferrari arch-rivals, Lamborghini, have 4WD as standard on their Murcielago and Gallardo models. +++ Fiat (Grande) Punto in the running for UK car magazine What Car? Car of the Year award +++ Also in What Car? – an interview with Lamborghini boss Stefan Winkelmann reveals the company may produce an SUV – 4x4 of course +++ US-based car e-zine Winding Road speculates on a possible new model from Maserati – slated as the Mistral (see our page on the original Mistral here ) a 2+2 scheduled for a 2007 launch (you can subscribe to Winding Road for free on their website) +++ Fiat Grande Punto recaled in UK for safety issue +++

October 19 2006

Alfa set to launch brand new Spider at Sydney Motor Show

Alfa Australia have chosen the Sydney Motor Show to take the wraps off perhaps one of the most eagerly awaited cars – the new Spider. When Alfa phased out the old Spider a year or so ago it seemed like the end of a legend, but Alfa Romeo are too canny to allow such an iconic car to be absent from their line-up for too long ...

October 15 2006

Galleria Ferrari hosts Ferrari F1 Photo Exhibition

The Galleria Ferrari, Ferrari’s museum in its home town of Maranello, has launched a unique exhibition by photographer Michel Comte, dedicated to Scuderia Ferrari and Michael Schumacher entitled “The Face of Pace” which conveys the “face” of speed, with each picture expressing the enthusiasm and passion of Ferrari ...

October 11 2006

Ferrari announce line-up for Sydney Motor Show

Ferrari have just announced which cars will be gracing their stand at the Sydney show later this month – and the 599 will be the star of the show. Here is the run down on the cars from Ferrari Australia ...

October 9 2006

Alfa ahead at WTC in Spain

Alfa Romeo’s Augusto Farfus has taken the lead in the FIA World Touring Car Championship at the weekend (8 October 2006) after the penultimate round of the 2006 season in Spain, but with no less than nine other drivers all in with a chance for the title in the final round in Macau in November, the 2006 WTCC title will be a race to the wire ...

October 2 2006

Lamborghini launch the Versace model in Paris

It’s hard to think quite what to say when you hear that Lamborghini have teamed up with Versace to give their latest model – the LP 640 – the Versace treatment ...

 
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