Highlights From 2022’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

The year's automative event marks the 150th anniversary of its Lake Como residence

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este remains as grand and glamorous as the 16th-century royal residence where it takes place. The event, on the last weekend in May, attracts some of the most unique vehicles in existence. For 2022 a bevy of anniversaries (BMW M’s 50th, Ferrari’s 75th and Villa d’Este’s 150th) upped the ante for the already spectacular event, making the selection of a few show …

Companies are Converting Classic Cars into Electric Vehicles

Over the years, as electric cars have increased in popularity, companies around the world have begun converting classic automobiles (which are notorious for being bad for the planet) into their eco-friendlier counterparts. In the UK, Lunaz and London Electric Cars are two such companies who give iconic motors modern upgrades, converting cars like the Jaguar XK120 and 1953 Morris Minor, respectively. In the US, EV …

Garage Italia Turns Vintage Autos Into Electric Cars

From Milan’s Garage Italia Customs, the Icon-e project sees Lapo Elkann’s creative and production agency replace vintage auto combustion engines with electric drivetrains. Their debut effort, a Fiat Nuova 500, maintains the spirit of the 1957-1975 production period, but there are several developments that make it fit for the road today. See more images at High Snobiety.