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.

Monterey Car Week 2018: Favorite Cars, Favorite Shows

From The Quail to Pebble Beach and Concorso Italiano, our favorite shows and the beauties on display

For one week in August each year, the automotive enthusiast community descends upon Monterey, California and the surrounding area to admire, display, auction and drive all manner of vehicles. There’s an overwhelming number of events held over the course of the week-long extravaganza, but the bulk of the shows occur over the weekend. While it’s a struggle to give all the incredible displays the attention …

1963 Ferrari 250 GTO Sells for Record-Setting $70 Million

Chicago-based David MacNeil has turned over a reported $70 million for a Tour de France-winning 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO. “Only 39 examples of the 250 GTO were built by the legendary Italian marque between 1962 and 1964,” according to CNN, “and it’s extremely rare for an owner to part with one at any price.” In addition to being perceived of as a “Van Gogh of …