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Bologna Motor Show

  • Mazzanti Evantra 771

    The Mazzanti Evantra is a mid-engine supercar from Italy, which in Millecavalli form has the honor of being the most powerful production car to come out of the country that illustrious brands Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], Lamborghini and Pagani also call home. With 1,000 horsepower on tap, the Evantra Millecavalli is not for the faint-hearted. However, Mazzanti’s standard Evantra, still with a generous 751-hp rating, is certainly no slouch. Nevertheless, Mazzanti has developed a package to boost the standard car's performance. The package is called the 771, and as the name suggests there’s...

  • 2015 Willys Interlagos
    Coachbuilders Revive The Willys Interlagos At 2014 Bologna Motor Show

    Italian coachbuilders Maggiora and Carrozzeria Viotti have used this week’s 2014 Bologna Motor Show to roll out a beautiful coupe that pays homage to the original Willys Interlagos of the 1960s, which was actually a rebadged version of the Renault Alpine A108 and considered Brazil’s...

  • 2012 Red Bull Racing Formula One race car
    Red Bull Racing Shows Off In Ferrari’s Home

    Fresh from its wins in both the Drivers and Constructors categories in the 2012 Formula One World Championship, Red Bull took to Bologna, in Northern Italy, to host its latest Red Bull Speed Days event. The event, which took place this past weekend, saw Red Bull cars from all motorsport categories...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG with Ducati Streetfighter 848
    Mercedes-Benz And Ducati Strengthen Partnership At Bologna Motor Show

    Mercedes-Benz and Ducati are building on the cooperative agreement set up between the brands at last year's Los Angeles Auto Show.

  • Ferrari 599XX Evolution
    Ferrari 599XX Evolution Is The Ultimate Track Weapon

    To mark the end of production of its 599 GTB, Ferrari has built the ultimate version of the popular grand tourer, the new 599XX Evolution. Just as the original Ferrari Enzo-based FXX experimental supercar had its more extreme FXX Evolution variant, the 599XX Evolution, or ‘Evoluzione’...

  • 2010 Mazda3 Hatchback
    Mazda announces pricing for 2010 Mazda3

    Mazda used last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show to debut the new 2010 Mazda3 Sedan, and then followed it with the reveal of the Hatchback model at the Bologna Motor Show just one month later. The carmaker’s North American chief Jim O'Sullivan revealed in January that the car’s U.S...

  • Shuanghuan's Bubble at the 2007 Bologna Motor Show

    For more than a year now, Mercedes' parent company Daimler has pursued a copyright infringement case against Chinese carmaker Shuanghuan for its Bubble, a blatant knock-off of the Smart ForTwo minicar. A recent holding in a Milanese court has put the German company on the back foot, however, and reports now indicate it is considering settlement to avoid paying huge sums in damages. The doubt that has crept into Daimler's outlook on the matter comes courtesy of an Italian court's holding on a similar case between BMW and Shuanghuan on the distribution of the CEO, an SUV that bears a striking...

  • 2009 Volkswagen Golf BiFuel
    Volkswagen unveils Golf BiFuel at Bologna Motor Show

    Volkswagen has unveiled the first ever Golf to be factory-fitted with a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) system at this week’s Bologna Motor Show in Italy. Using a simple switchover system, the Golf ‘BiFuel’ is capable of being driven with either regular petrol or LPG depending on...

  • volkswagen passat cc individual 001
    VW CC Individual debuts in Bologna

    The Passat CC made its debut early this year, bringing the four-door coupe profile to a popularly affordable price point for the first time. Now the company has unveiled its Individual package for the CC at the Bologna Motor Show, offering a new dimension of luxury and appearance upgrades to the...

  • maserati granturismo mc sportline concept 009
    Maserati unveils GranTurismo MC Sport Line at Bologna

    Bologna, Italy's late-season car show, has played host to a surprising number of new models this year. The latest, Maserati's MC Sport Line, is an option package designed to give the company's cars a decidedly motorsports-inspired look and handling treatment. Not that Maserati is by any means...

  • 2008 Volkswagen Passat TSI EcoFuel
    Volkswagen unveils Passat TSI EcoFuel sedan concept

    Volkswagen has released a sedan variant of its previous Passat TSI EcoFuel wagon concept, showcasing the vehicle at this week's Bologna Motor Show. Capable of using either petrol or natural gas for power, the EcoFuel vehicles are powered by a 1.4L TSI engine with around 150hp (112kW). The engine...

  • 2010 Mazda3 Hatchback
    2010 Mazda3 Hatchback makes its debut at Bologna Motor Show

    Mazda has held the world premiere of the new Mazda3 five-door Hatchback at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy today, ahead of its sales launch planned for early next year. The second-generation Mazda3 Hatchback follows on the heels of the four-door sedan, which was revealed recently at the Los Angeles...

  • 2008 Volkswagen Scirocco R design study

    Volkswagen has taken the wraps off a new design study based on the Scirocco coupe at the Bologna Motor Show, which kicks off in Italy today. Aptly named the Scirocco Study R, the new show car is a preview of a high-performance version of the Scirocco coupe, which is set to arrive late next year as the replacement to the outgoing Golf R32. Drawing inspiration from the previous Scirocco GT24 race concept, the new Study R features a similarly aggressive front bumper and oversized rear wing. The bonnet also features a pair of cooling vents, while the rear bumper picks up an integrated diffuser...

  • Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder
    Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder

    Porsche has revealed a new version of its mid-engined Boxster roadster ahead of the car’s world debut at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy next week. The new car is labeled the Boxster RS 60 Spyder and takes its inspiration from the classic open-top Porsche race cars of the 1960s—the...

  • Maserati to present street-legal MC12 Versione Corse at Bologna
    Maserati To Present Track-Only MC12 Versione Corse At Bologna

    Maserati will reveal its MC12 Versione Corse for the first time at next month’s Bologna Motor Show. The Versione Corse is a track-only car derived from Maserati's MC12 GT1 race car, and is aimed at well-heeled track enthusiasts. The Versione Corse features a modified version of the 6.0-liter...

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