Category Archives: Alfa Romeo

  • Donald Osborne returns to Cars Yeah! - I had the privilege of returning to Mark Greene’s terrific podcast program ‘Cars Yeah‘ this week, chatting about my book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style : A Romance of Fins and Chrome‘. You can hear the interview here.  It’s the second time I’ve sat down with Mark and it’s always a pleasure to chat with […]
  • Stile Transatlantico, Transatlantic Style, Donald Osborne, Michael Furman, Coachbuilt Press, Italian style, vintage Italian cars, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Cisitalia, Virgil Exner, Harley Earl, Giovanni Savonuzzi, Pinin Farina, Ghia Petrolicious Praise for ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style’ - Just in time for Holiday gifting, or simply to remind you that any time of the year is the right time to treat yourself, the website Petrolicious.com selected the “4 Books We Fell in Love With This December”. Needless to say we’re over the moon that one of them is ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style […]
  • TAS Book_FINAL_Page_004 Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style – A Romance of Fins and Chrome Book Signing - Come and meet Donald Osborne, featured on CNBC’s ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ in ‘Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne’ as he signs his new book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style- A Romance of Fins and Chrome’ with photographs by Michael Furman at Autobooks-Aerobooks in Burbank, CA. He will be there Saturday, September 17 from 10am to […]
  • A Ride With ‘Cars Yeah’ & Mark Greene - The other day, I had the great pleasure to be interviewed by Mark Greene for his ‘Cars Yeah‘ website. Mark, the former president of Griot’s Garage is as you would imagine a total gear head. He started Cars Yeah to capture for and disseminate to as wide an audience as possible conversations like the ones […]
  • Marshall Plan, WWII, Italy, Lancia, Alfa Romeo Gianni Lancia, 1924- 2014, An Update- Politics & Money- Is Anything New? -   Niels Jonassen is a fine writer from Denmark, the author of a marvelous book titled “Lancia Aurelia in Detail: GT, Spider, Convertible & Saloon“, published by Herridge & Sons, Ltd. Niels read my post on the death of Gianni Lancia and shared this on the story of Gianni’s supposed Communist ties:  “Before I wrote […]
  • Alfa Romeo, 6C2500, Pinin Farina, Mille Miglia Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Makes Yet Another Very Good Day At Work - I love what I do- to be blessed enough to spend my days (and nights) surrounded by and thinking of great cars is one thing.  But to be able to share the joy of a very special car with a friend is even better. As reported earlier on this site, a very good friend and […]
  • Lancia, auction, Gooding & Company, Pebble Beach, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo Sports Car Market Monterey Insider’s Seminar at Gooding & Co. August 2014 - Please join me for the 13th annual SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar at Gooding & Company’s tent at Pebble Beach on Saturday August 16th at 9:00 am. The keynote speaker will be the incredibly erudite Miles Collier, collector, historian, preservationist, artist and founder of the REVS Institute in Naples, FL. Keith Martin will lead our panel […]
  • 6Con MM Why I Love What I Do, Paris 2014 Edition - While I have always included purchase and selling consulting as a part of my professional offering, I find myself offering this service more and more often, especially as connected with my regular travels to Europe. During my my recent trip to Retromobile, I had a very rewarding consulting assignment.  I purchased on behalf of a […]
  • 1604691_10152169543546543_821574818_n Retromobile 2014, Paris France - Ah, Retromobile! And a few Lancias (and an OSCA and Citroën for balance)…  On a stand of Lukas Hüni, dealer from Switzerland, was a tribute to Lancia. Here, the only D24S sports racer in private hands and a 1st Series Flaminia Sport Zagato. From the Artcurial auction, a lovely Aprilia Cabriolet bodied by Pinin Farina. […]

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