Speed Week: Forza Italia
Twenty cylinders, £405,000 and 1,145bhp all wrapped up in two beautiful packages
Posted: 16 Aug 2013
1.40pm Near Cavazzola, Jason stops our mini-convoy to retrieve a now-empty tube of Pringles threatening to roll under his brake pedal. It's true what they say: once you pop, you can't stop.
4.20pm "Do not drive. Engine off. Get out. Documents. Now."
This was not in the script. Touring Italy in a couple of prime slices of Italian exotica is widely understood to give you carte blanche to cause good-natured mayhem. Arsing around in local supercars is regarded as an act of public service.