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ferrari dino
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Drive Italia! Ferrari Dino

Ferrari didn’t want to sully the name of its exclusive brand with a cheaper Ferrari, so the ‘Dino’ was created… Photo by iStock Dino was Ferrari’s marque for mid-engined sports cars produced from More...

Lamborghini Miura SV
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Drive Italia! Lamborghini Miura

Take a look at this stunning creation from Bertone – the car from which the ‘supercar’ phrase was originally coined… Photo by National Motor Museum/Heritage Images/Getty Images The Lamborghini Miura was More...

Fiat Barchetta
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Drive Italia: Fiat Barchetta

Originally coach-built by the Turinese manufacturer Maggiora, until their demise in 2003, FIAT’s Barchetta is pretty, peppy and very Italian! Photo by Getty Images In the 1990s, the choice for a small, cheap, More...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Drive Italia! Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

Where Enzo Ferrari first started – Alfa Romeo, the achingly beautiful connoisseurs’ choice… Alfa Romeo of Milan originally launched the Giulietta coupé in 1954. The gorgeous Spider was added to the Giulietta More...

Fiat Bertone
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Drive Italia: Fiat Bertone X1/9

Say hello to this diminutive, mid-engined wedge from the 1970s with pop-up lights and targa roof… Photo by Nick Cornwell-Menzies In the 1970s, the choice for those wanting to dial into frugal two-seater sports More...

Vespa in Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Drive Italia: The Vespa – Piaggio’s Wasp

Defining every retro Italian holiday snap in ultimate style – let us present the Vespa: trendy, practical and iconic… Photo by Amanda Robinson Before the FIAT 500 appeared on the scene, Italy got about almost More...

Lancia car, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Drive Italia: Lancia Fulvia coupé Tipo 818

Over-engineered, expensive and achingly pretty – Lancia always did things their way… Photo by Amanda Robinson The Lancia Fulvia Coupé Tipo 818 was a handsome, compact, two-door coupé introduced in 1965 and More...

Fiat Cinquecento
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Drive Italia: Fiat 500 Cinquecento

It’s part 1 of our new series on Italian motors and our focus is tiny, iconic, cheap to run and chic… it’s the cheeky small city car everyone loves! Photo by Getty Images Think of those classic 1950s More...

Val D'Orcia, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Italia! photos of the month: February 2019

Sit back and enjoy this gallery of glorious photos of Italy, all taken by Italia! readers – and read on to find out how to enter our monthly photo competition… This month’s winner:  “Val d’Orcia, Tuscany.” by Nick More...

Cheese
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Vero Italiano: formaggio

For the latest in Mario Matassa’s series on the secrets of Italian food, we turn to the subject of cheese, focusing on fontina, ricotta, parmesan, pecorino and mascarpone Photos by Mario Matassa According to my More...