Icons of Italian Automotive Style Struggle to Go Electric

Ferrari and Lamborghini are trying to design battery-powered cars that inspire the same devotion as their costly internal combustion models.

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Formula 1 Roars Into Miami, Where Cars Are Already King

A culture of souped-up cars, luxury cars and collector cars has flourished in Miami for decades. This weekend it will all be on display.

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New Technology for Lamborghini: What3words Joins With Alexa

A novel navigation system, What3words, will be standard on new Huracán models. It divides the globe into 57 trillion 10-foot squares, and leads you to one.

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Selling Cars, Plus Coffee, Tea or a Fancy Dinner

Automakers are building “brand experience centers” to pitch their vehicles to consumers without the hard sell of a showroom.

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Selling Hot New Cars at Pebble Beach, the Land of Classics

There’s money in the air at Monterey Car Week, so where better to sell a rare new Bugatti or Ferrari?

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As Stick Shifts Fade Into Obscurity, Collectors See Opportunity

Cars with manual transmissions, even late models, are holding their value as the collector market hunts for rarity.

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From the Charred Wreck of a Lamborghini, a D.I.Y. Supercar

It’s still not cheap, and it’ll take some skill, but finding the totaled car of your dreams and rebuilding it can give you bragging rights, and a sweet new ride.

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Look but Don’t Touch: Supercars That Have Barely Been Driven

The power and prestige of cars like a 1990 Lamborghini might compel some owners to take a Sunday drive. But with odometers this low, the investment would take a hit.

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Another Man Used Covid Relief Money to Buy a Lamborghini, Prosecutors Say

A Houston man who received more than $1.6 million bought a 2019 Lamborghini Urus, prosecutors said. Last week, a Miami man bought a Lamborghini Huracán, according to the authorities.

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No Charges for Parents of 5-Year-Old Who Took to the Highway in an S.U.V.

The couple were at work and had no idea that their son had sneaked out while his teenage sister watched him, a prosecutor said on Friday.

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