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Old 10-10-2018, 04:23 AM
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I used various American specialists to process my car. Which are all of Italian origins!

- for the exhaust system I used the advice of Magnaflow. CEO of Magnaflow is Gennaro Paolone, Italian origins.
- I send my TB to MaxBore for boring it . CEO of MaxBore is George Pugliese, Italian origins
- For my new 4.8L engine I turned to RSR Jaguar USA. CEO of RSR is Antony Gentilozzi, Italian origins.

 
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I am sadly thinking of trading in my XKR on a new Alfa Giulia. It is probably the most gorgeous sports sedan ever made and the test drive I went on was amazing!

Will miss the sound of a V8, though!
 
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i prefere the new Maserati GHIBLI:

https://it.motor1.com/news/220697/ma...-doppia-anima/

 

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To each his own--I am not a fan of the looks of the Ghibli. But I can't afford it anyway!

You can get a new Giulia in the low 30s. They are sitting on dealer lots and nobody is buying them!
 
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I've heard it said, that in Heaven, the cooks are French, the cop are British, the mechanics are Italian.
However, I can't personally speak to any of these points.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:40 AM
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My ideal car would be designed in Italy, built in Germany and trimmed in England.

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I used to have Italian mechanics for my Jag. They were the LAZIEST people.
 
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saying from the Italian part of Switzerland

in heaven, the Swiss organise things and the Italians are the lovers
in hell, the Italians organise things and the Swiss are the lovers

having riden on Italian railways , I can at least vouch for the hell if the Italians organise things part
 

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[QUOTE = amcdonal86; 1973703] Avevo i meccanici italiani per la mia Jag. Erano le persone piů LAZIE. [/ QUOTE]

write this way could lead to think that you are offensive with the Italians who are all lazy!
it would be like saying that the Americans I met are obese hamburger eaters or the British are drunk because they always drink beer from morning to night.

but is not so.

the Italians are famous for building the most fascinating supercars in the world
(Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Pagani), for fashion (Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Gucci, Versace, Trussardi) for wine (Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Morellino) for food (Parmigiano Reggiano, lasagne,Pizza, Spaghetti: -) ) for art (Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci), for culture (Dante Alighieri, Manzoni), for jewelers (Bulgari, Damiani) and much more.
and we are quite well known also as sailors.... Cristoforo Colombo , Amerigo Vespucci.... :-)

As Americans are famous for Harley Davidson (which I have), Ford, Chevrolet and McDonald or the British for Jaguar, Aston Martin, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Morgan,William Shakespeare and for beer! (which I love)

you were unlucky to find a workshop with lazy Italians. You could find another workshop with even lazy Americans!
 

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I would not take offense at someone saying Americans being obese burger loving idiots! It's pretty true!
 
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When it comes to style the Italians have it nailed!
​​​​​​Cars, motorcycles, clothes, shoes, sunglasses...

Atm I'm besotted with a Ducati Panigale 1299 V4 in carbon fibre. It is beauty defined in engineering and with STYLE.
It's beautiful, stunning and it sounds gorgeous.

Pick this up at the 14m mark and hear it?

 

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I like pasta.
 
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[QUOTE = Busa; 1974143] Quando si tratta di stile, gli italiani lo hanno inchiodato!
Automobili, motociclette, vestiti, scarpe, occhiali da sole ...

Atm sono infatuato di una Ducati Panigale 1299 V4 in fibra di carbonio. Č una bellezza definita in ingegneria e con STYLE.
Č bellissimo, stupendo e sembra magnifico.

Prendi questo a 14 metri e lo senti?

[/ QUOTE]

Sono assolutamente d'accordo con te!
questa bici č assolutamente INCREDIBILE. (Campisi č un cognome italiano ...) E visto che sei appassionato di motociclette, anche se il mio č un genere diverso, voglio presentarti il ​​mio:

Alcuni giornalisti di alcune riviste internazionali in cui č stata pubblicata la mia Harley, dopo aver visto questa foto hanno detto che questo dettaglio che ho fatto per la mia Harley sarebbe stato migliore in una galleria d'arte moderna.

hanno definito che ho impressionato lo "stile italiano" su una moto americana.

LEGGI QUI: https://www.hotbikeweb.com/sleek-and-sexy-softail-deuce



 

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What I want is a supercar with Japanese electrics and mechnicals, italian exterior styling, british interior design and bridge of weir leather, built on Wednesdays in Germany.

It wouldn't sell well since you'd only ever need or want one and never get a different one.
 
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When it comes to style the Italians have it nailed!
​​​​​​Cars, motorcycles, clothes, shoes, sunglasses...

Atm I'm besotted with a Ducati Panigale 1299 V4 in carbon fibre. It is beauty defined in engineering and with STYLE.
It's beautiful, stunning and it sounds gorgeous.

Pick this up at the 14m mark and hear it?

https://youtu.be/By1ANYWND_0

I had show my Harley to JARET CAMPISI, the one that is on your video. See his answer:

Da: Jaret Campisi [mailto:[email protected]]
Inviato: venerdě 12 ottobre 2018 19:50
A: Manni Luca (IR DTR TOU) <[email protected]>
Oggetto: Re: New Form Entry: Contact Form



Oh wow very nice man thanks for sharing!



You did a great job. The design flows very well together which is not something you see all the time.



And yes Campisi is italian. My grandfather grew up in Italy and my dad lived there a few years during his childhood as well



Keep up the great work and thanks for sharing!





Jaret

 
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I am sadly thinking of trading in my XKR on a new Alfa Giulia. It is probably the most gorgeous sports sedan ever made and the test drive I went on was amazing!

Will miss the sound of a V8, though!
Just curious if you ever pulled the trigger on the Giulia? The styling and specs really caught my attention and it is nice that you don't see dozens of these a day like you do with BMW, Mercs, etc. The specs on the standard Giulia are pretty decent but the Quadrifoglio seems amazing. Just have no idea as to the reliability of these over time but you would think that in these days, that has improved (just like comparing newer Jags to older ones?).

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I like pasta.
Yeap, I love Italian food
 
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Just curious if you ever pulled the trigger on the Giulia? The styling and specs really caught my attention and it is nice that you don't see dozens of these a day like you do with BMW, Mercs, etc. The specs on the standard Giulia are pretty decent but the Quadrifoglio seems amazing. Just have no idea as to the reliability of these over time but you would think that in these days, that has improved (just like comparing newer Jags to older ones?).

Doug
Not yet but it is still my intention to buy one. I can only afford a 2.0T but intend to get it with RWD and the performance package which includes LSD and adjustable dampers.

They seem pretty reliable having read the forums for a while, but dealer support is awful and apparently resale value is equally bad. Also, parts availability is an issue for even relatively simple warranty work
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Very few, if any at all, innovation in automobiles have ever come out of Italy.
Its almost a miracle of sorts.

Its because absolutely no resources are given to fostering enterprise.
So any Italian car (god I have had my share of misery) comes from people who have had one arm tied behind their backs.
 
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We get it. You're proud of being English, but seriously, other countries do excellent stuff too. Most of my suits are italian because I found between the style, quality of materials, quality of manufacture and overall package; they beat out the french and english massively and despite price are worth it in my eyes. I have beautiful shoes from italy that my mom bought new in the seventies; despite working for YSL (I do have a beautiful winter coat by them, but I actually think it might be italian, it was sold at the store and while mainline is not haute couture).

I'm half German and half Russian. It means I'm pedigreed in the ability to do impressibly oppressive things to other people. With my powers combined I can create another great Russian-German car, in the vein of the mighty Trabant. I also just drove a fine BMW today that is peeing itself of coolant out of the under-intake plastic hard coolant pipes, and I'm just going to add coolant until spring when I can switch to my reliable cars (The pirate Jags) and fix it right.
 

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