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The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering 2015 at Monterey Car Week

As part of the Monterey Car Week festivities one of the highlights of the jammed packed series of events is The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering. Held at the Quail Lodge nestled in the foothills by the sea, The Quail attracts the attention of all noted car collectors and aficionados, but more importantly draws in auto manufacturers aiming to make bold statements. Held prior to the main event of the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, The Quail is a premium event that offers an earlier look at many of the vehicles…

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Concorso Italiano Brings Out the Italian in Everyone

Since its inception 29 years ago, the Concorso Italiano has grown from a modest picnic for Maserati owners into a full-on celebration of everything Italian with four wheels. Despite an army of examples from Ferrari, Lamborghini and even FIAT, the Concorso Italiano hasn’t lost touch with its roots. As such, the 2014 Concorso Italiano included a celebration of the forthcoming 100th anniversary of Maserati with some stunning examples on display. With classics like the Ghibli, Quattroporte and Bora over the decades all accounted for, fans of the famous Italian brand enjoyed the overload of Maserati content from the past…

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1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe Takes Top Award at Pebble Beach

A gorgeous 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was named the Best of the Show at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington, the Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was the first postwar car to take the award at the Pebble Beach event in nearly 50 years. It also happened to be the first Ferrari to ever win the prestigious prize at Pebble Beach. “This is a road-going Ferrari, and it has had quite the famous life having been designed by Sergio Scaglietti for…

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Report: Future high-end Alfa Romeos to be powered by Ferrari engines

Europe’s AutomotiveNews branch apparently learned that Fiat-Chrysler will be further integrating Ferrari into its portfolio even more by serving up Ferrari-powered Alfa Romeos. Yup, according to the finding, high-end Alfa Romeos, both SUV crossovers and future sedans, will be powered by Ferrari engines. This is apart of Alfa Romeo’s new plan to introduce seven new models by 2018, not including this year’s 4C Spider. Next year, the brand is expected to introduce a Spider in tandem with the Mazda MX-5 Miata on which it shares its engineering and construction with. A…

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Official: Apple Inc. introduces world’s first infotainment system for a variety of automakers

Apple Inc. officially announced to be revealing an all-new system dubbed CarPlay, which is in essence, Apple’s first infiltration into the infotainment market for automakers to compete with Microsoft, Sony, Garmin and so on. The system will allow drivers and users to conduct the same functions you can currently carry out on cars today in an Apple fashion. That said, it’s a big test as to whether Apple’s excellence with ergonomics and usability can pay off in the world of automobiles. CarPlay will come as an update for iOS users…

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