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Design Notes – Abarth 124 Spider

March 15, 2017 |

The new Abarth 124 is a visual treat for any student of automotive design.  Hints of the past, up to minute packaging – there is something for everyone.


The rear lights are beautifully executed with a clever body coloured section … Read More

In Australia Since 1922: Bianchi Roadster

October 12, 2016 |

A fantastic pre-war Bianchi Roadstar is currently for sale in Melbourne. This remarkable little survivor was delivered new to Shields Motors way back in 1922.

Here is the full description from the seller:

Bianchi 15 1922 Roadster. Delivered Melbourne to Shields Motors with … Read More

Two Fiats Go Under The Hammer

September 14, 2016 |

The catalogue for the upcoming Shannons 2016 Melbourne Spring Classic Auction is out now and there are a couple of diminutive Fiats that have attracted our attention.

First up is Lot number 2 and lovely little Fiat 850 sedan from 1967. … Read More

Happy Birthday Topolino

June 15, 2016 |

Fiat a hosting an international event in Turin to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the original Fiat 500 “Topolino” . The even is being organised by the “Ling80” Committee and will take place from the 16th to the 19th of June 2016.

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Alfa Romeo Win 2016 Mille Miglia

June 6, 2016 |

A beautiful Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Zagato from 1931 has won the 2016 Mille Miglia recreation. It was one of 3 priceless Alfas that made up the top fiver finishers of the worlds most famous road race.

The winning … Read More

Italian Job Recreation

May 23, 2016 |

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Miura, Lamborghini sent 2 Miuras from its Museum to the beautiful Italian Alps to recreate the opening sequence of the cult movie The Italian Job. The 1969 classic film is a firm favourite … Read More

Italian F1 Cars at the Australian Grand Prix. Worth A Bet?

May 15, 2016 |

The Italians are famous for many things- delicious food, great wine, incredible fashion, beautiful women, and of course- fast cars! From Ferrari (one of the best brands in the world, without a doubt!, Lamborghini, Maserati, and of course the … Read More

Abarth Hit The Hot Hatch Sweet Spot: New 595

May 12, 2016 |

We love a hot hatches – who doesn’t? But we can’t help feeling that the true essence of what makes one so special has been overlooked by most manufacturers. We believe that a hot hatch should be small, light, relatively … Read More

Alfa Romeo 6C SS: From Barn to Brescia

May 3, 2016 |

A fantastic 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C SS is set to take part in this years Mille Miglia thanks to the hard work and dedication of Australian Alfisti.

Paul Lawson and Graeme Sedgwick are about to fulfil a dream when the car … Read More

Stunning Lamborghini Miura SV 1971 Geneva show car

March 14, 2016 |

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Lamborghini Miura a year long restoration of the he original Miura SV Geneva motor show car was undertaken by Lamborghini themselves. The stunning result was presented at the Amelia Island concours event … Read More

Lamborghini Launch Jaw-Dropping Centenario

March 1, 2016 |

At the Geneva motor show Lamborghini have unveiled outrageous new Centenario. As the name suggests, this car celebrates the centenary of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s birth. Only 20 coupé and 20 roadster versions of the Centenario will be produced and all 40 cars … Read More

Shannons Unearth Another Rare Lancia Montecarlo

March 1, 2016 |

After reporting on the auction of a 1977 Lancia Montecarlo back in September last year, they have gone and done it again. This time it is a 1978 model which means its another rare Series 1 example.

It looks very … Read More

New Alfa Romeo Giulietta For 2016

February 26, 2016 |

Alfa have just announced a mildly updated Giulietta hatch for 2016. It’s a subtle revamp in more ways than one; with all the attention on the stop-start launch of the upcoming Giulia, this facelift has gone somewhat under the radar.

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Italian Cars For Sale: 1966 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super

February 6, 2016 |

UPDATE: CAR NOW SOLD. Andrew Metcalfe is selling his lovely amaranth red ’66 Super. He has owned the car for 4 years now and it has been a reliable daily driver.

Manufactured in August 1966 this Super was originally delivered … Read More

Lamborghini Break Sales Records

January 13, 2016 |

2015 was another record breaking year for Lamborghini with sales increasing again. 3,245 Lamborghini cars were delivered to customers surpassing the 3,000 units mark for the first time.

In 2015 Lamborghini delivered an exceptional sales performance and new records in all key business … Read More

Events: Fiat 500x Launch

December 4, 2015 |

We were very pleased to be invited to launch of the brand new Fiat 500x in Sydney this week. We’ve been looking forward to seeing and driving this new car for a while now, ever since it was flagged as … Read More

Fiat Freemont 7 Seat: Long-Term Road Test Update

November 27, 2015 |

So, we’ve had our silver Fiat Freemont Base 7 Seater for a few weeks now and it’s time to report on how its going. Here is the first of our long-term road test updates. What We Like

So far we … Read More

New Fiat 124 Spider Breaks Cover

November 18, 2015 |

The much anticipated new Fiat 124 Spider has finally taken a bow at the LA Auto Show and it’s a beauty. Although unashamedly based on the new launched Mazda MX5, the Fiat goes its own way in a number of … Read More

New Addition To The ItalianCar Fleet: Fiat Freemont 7 Seater

November 18, 2015 |

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve added a new vehicle to the ItalianCar fleet: The Fiat Freemont.

Over the coming months we will bring you an ongoing report on life with the new car. We’ve selected the 7 seater … Read More

Bargain Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2

November 18, 2015 |

Lamborghini have released another version of the popular Huracán: the LP 580-2 features two-wheel drive and a significantly lower price tag. As well as the new drive configuration the Huracán coupe showcase some interesting design tweaks.

The Lamborghini Huracán LP … Read More