Interview: Massimo Bottura

We speak with the poetic Italian chef about the flavor of cars

Chef Massimo Bottura, owner of three-Michelin star Osteria Francescana, in Modena, Italy is a master and an artist who speaks like a poet. Given their shared hometown, Maserati partnered with Bottura to look at cars through the lens of food and brought him to the Geneva Motor Show for an unexpected food-focused press conference. “I compress in to edible bites my passion,” he said during …

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance: 1945 to 1975

A book full of the most rare, collectible and stunning cars and motorcycles from the post–World War II era

Even if you’re not a gung-ho car enthusiast, the new hardcover tome “Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance: 1945 to 1975” (published by Skira Rizzoli) is a breathtaking, alluring book. The pages inside are full of the most rare, collectible and striking vehicles from companies (including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and others) made during Italy’s “il miracolo economico” (the economic miracle) which occurred in the …

Interview: Maserati Head of Design Lorenzo Ramaciotti

The vision, inspiration and direction of the man heading design at the historic car company

How does Maserati translate Italian power, performance, luxury and sex appeal into sheet metal? We sat down with the man behind the mystique, Lorenzo Ramaciotti—Maserati’s head of design—to understand his inspirations, influences, and how he leads design for some of the most eye-catching automobiles on the road. How do you look at every day objects—outside of the world of cars—and how do they inspire you? …