If there’s one message to take away from this video it’s that Alfa Romeo’s 4C is made in Modena by Maserati. In fact it…
Yesterday, the members of English rock band, Muse, popped in for a visit to Lamborghini’s factory in Sant’Agata for some automotive inspiration.
Muse are well known for the falsetto voice of lead singer Matthew Bellamy, but also for the speed at which he changes pitch during his lyrics – perhaps that’s why the group were visiting the famous Via Modena 12 address, drawing inspiration from the Gallardo’s scalpel sharp V10 engine.
This is the all-new Maserati Quattroporte, set to make its debut at the 2013 NAIAS Detroit Motor Show in January. The Quattroporte is the first of three new models that Maserati predict will see their total production rise to 50,000 units a year by 2015.
Maserati confirmed on Thursday that it will produce the new Alfa Romeo 4C two-seater sportscar. Up to 2,500 units per year will be made at its factory in Modena from May 2013, after firstly delivering 60-70 prototypes to its Fiat Group sibling during 2012.
There’s a great new addition to the list of ’20-places-to-visit-before-you-die’, following the opening earlier this week of Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari in Modena, Italy.
Designed by the late Jan Kaplický and architected by Andrea Morgante’s Shiro Studio, the new EUR14.2m museum is built on the site of Enzo Ferrari’s birthplace, making use of the former nineteenth century house and workshop of Ferrari’s father, with the addition of a new glass-fronted structure that curves around it.
Ever since Maserati launched the 4-seat GranTurismo in 2007 – with a mere 399 bhp, we’ve waited for it to be powered by an engine befitting of the great trident emblem.
I am in two minds about this new Maserati Kubang. On the one hand it seems entirely rational for Maserati to look on at Porsche’s Cayenne and see a market opportunity, that until now, it has missed out on. But on the other hand Maserati is Fangio, Moss and that famous 1955 Mille Miglia race win along with Dennis Jenks’. Is nothing sacred anymore?
We have a new watch to add to our guide to motoring-inspired timepieces, celebrating Bentley’s recent World Ice Speed Record their timepiece partner Breitling have now produced a strictly limited-edition SuperSports Light Body watch.
Watches and cars are the most natural of bedfellows, even more so when those cars are racing or sports cars, so you’d imagine that the most desirable watches would be the ones found in the accessories catalogue of your favourite motoring brand.
Ferrari opened the Bologna Motor Show this morning with a stunning display of race cars including the 599XX and FXX (based upon the Enzo), but it was the 458 Challenge that took centre stage.
Ferrari will present the SA APERTA at the Paris International Motor Show next week as a strictly limited edition version of its popular 599. Just 80 cars will be built to celebrate Pininfarina’s 80th anniversary, the nomenclature paying homage to both Sergio and Andrea Pininfarina whose company and work have been linked to the most successful road-going cars ever built at Maranello.