Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Lindan View Post
Italian engineering quality can be superb. Roman civil engineering still stands as some of the finest.



Not too bad in modern times:



Unfortunately, at the low end of the scale it has acquired a reputation for being neither reliable nor beautiful. It does seem mad that the company that made this is seen as the salvation of the US automobile industry:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_engineering
I just saw this now. That top one (the black one) is a Chevy.