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Laforza Automobiles Inc. Announces New Dealership in Texas

    ESCONDIDO, Calif.--Aug. 2, 2001--Laforza Automobiles Inc. (NQB pink sheets: LFZA) (OTCBB: LFZA) today announced the appointment of Autostrada as their exclusive dealer for San Antonio and Austin, Texas.
    "Autostrada is a High End Luxury Dealership that will be an excellent fit for our vehicle," stated David Hops, president of Laforza Automobiles Inc. "They have taken delivery of their first two Laforza's and we look forward to a long term relationship."
    "We are very excited to be adding the Laforza vehicle to our line of automobiles," stated A.J. Allee, president of Autostrada. "Our Grand Opening was held on July 26th and the Laforza automobile received a great deal of attention."
    "Autostrada is located at 4108 North Lamar, Austin, Texas, 78756 and can be reached at 512/302-1188, or visit their Web site at www.autostradaUSA.com
    Laforza will also participate in the 16th annual Concorso Italiano being held in Carmel, Calif. on Aug. 17, 2001. This is a major automotive event and this year is celebrating Pinninfarina and Ferrari's 20 year working relationship.

    About Laforza Automobiles Inc./Laforza International, SpA

    Laforza Automobiles Inc. manufactures and distributes luxury-class Italian sport utility vehicles available in the United States and Europe. The bodywork is styled by the renowned automotive stylist Thomas Tjaarda and is manufactured in Cherasco, Italy by Laforza International, SpA.

    For more information about Laforza, visit at www.laforza.com

    This press release contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. Expression of future goals and similar expressions reflecting something other than historical fact involve risks and uncertainties. The actual results the company achieves may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties.