Deciding to restore an old luxury car is an exciting venture! You hunt and search for the perfect vehicle to give some much-needed attention and work. You devote long hours in the garage huddled over the beauty. You scour the internet for the needed piece. You read up on restoration and installation techniques until your eyes dry out.Read More
It began as a family business, as many Italian companies do. A group of brothers, four enthralled with automotives and one artistically gifted, combined their passions to launch a company. On December 1, 1914, the Officine Alfieri Maserati was born in the town of Bologna, Italy.
The company’s first major product sold were spark plugs, but the brothers’ held fast to their grand vision of designing and producing race cars. A few years later, the company grew to the point of needing a logo. While Alfieri, Ettore, and Ernesto knew the ins and outs of cars, graphic design was a world beyond their capabilities.Read More
Ferrari is one of the world’s most admired luxury sports car automakers. The company officially launched in 1947. However, the automaker’s legendary founder and namesake Enzo Ferrari was involved in the industry long before then.Read More
Alfa Romeo is one of the oldest manufacturers in the sports and luxury car industries. They have been manufacturing cars since 1910, when the first factory opened up in Milan, Italy. They have been involved in sports racing for just as long, beginning in 1911, which means that they have been active for over a century.Read More
Recently, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo made a big splash into the U.S. market (you may have seen their commercials during the Super Bowl). But by no means is Alfa Romeo a new car company. In fact, they are one of the oldest car makers in the world, with many beautiful, classic cars to their name.Read More