Category Archives: Lancia

  • 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 […]
  • "826 cubic inches coming through!" I Join Jay Leno’s New Weekly CNBC Primetime Show- Starting October 7th, 10pm ET/PT - CBNC Jay Leno’s Garage I am very excited to announce my return to television in a terrific project. Jay Leno was invited by CNBC to expand the concept pioneered in his Emmy Award-winning web series to a full 1-hour primetime broadcast show. ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ comes to CNBC on Thursday, October 7th at 10pm ET/PT […]
  • Jay Leno, Lancia, Fulvia, Zagato, Donald Osborne, NBC Having Lancia Fun with Jay Leno - A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of driving my 1967 Lancia Fulvia Sport to Burbank for a shoot with my friend Jay Leno for his ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ webchannel on nbc.com. Jay’s taste in cars (and motorcycles and steam engines) generally runs towards those which offer something new, different or better from an […]
  • 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 […]
  • Gianni Lancia, Lancia, Formula One, Fiat Group Gianni Lancia, November 1924- July 2014 - Somehow it is equally sad, yet completely appropriate that Gianni Lancia, son of company founder Vicenzo, should die in the same year that the Fiat Group appears to have finally decided to bury the last vestige of this once magnificent marque. There are those who revere Gianni as the embodiment of his father’s pioneering spirit […]
  • Eichenbaum_Spider America 1 Why I Love What I Do, Amelia Island 2014 Edition - I have a client, David, who is a dream. Intelligent, fun, focused, patient. He has been looking for a Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America for a while now. He was searching for a car to drive in events such as the Mille Miglia, then eventually restore for concours showings. These rare cars- 240 were made […]
  • 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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