Of the dozens of announcements at the 2015 LA Auto show, most of the buzz surrounded Fiat's new roadster and Alfa Romeo's hot sport sedan.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider may be based on the MX-5, but it boasts an impressive 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, good for 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Unique sheetmetal that references the original 1966 Fiat 124 makes for a two-seat roadster that is ready for fun.
Fiat used the Mazda MX-5 as its starting point for the 2017 124 Spider, but you'd be hard-pressed to figure that out yourself. Featuring all-new sheetmetal and Fiat's own 1.4-liter four-cylinder powertrain, this Italian-designed roadster is a serious throwback to the original 124, which debuted nearly half a century ago.
The translation feature for the Internet-calling service now speaks the languages of Beijing and Rome. But the translator is still available only in preview mode.
Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani has created a six-piece fashion collection built using multi-material 3D printing.
It might be based on the new Mazda MX-5, but its styling and character is unmistakably Italian.
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The $230 Alessi SG68 toaster is crafted with high-end Italian design language and yes grills bread too.
New languages are available to Windows Phone developers willing to help Microsoft's voice assistant learn how to better communicate.
Seiko Japan is doing a second run of the 1983 Chronograph 7A28-7000, worn in "Aliens" by Sigourney Weaver.
European Court rules in favor of platform holder, but that doesn't make all modchips illegal.