Archive | July 2012
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ROB Nunn (17), 2012’s ‘National Entrepreneur of the Year’, will have to work a little harder to earn the keys to his Alfa MiTo TwinAir prize. The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy graduate from Chichester College, who pipped five other finalists from across the UK to the prestigious accolade, has yet to pass his driving test. […]
A FEW pictures I took of an eye-wateringly beautiful 1930 Alfa Romeo on show at the 2011 New Year’s Day classic car gathering at Sturminster Newton, Dorset.
– Alfa MiTo now available with award-winning TwinAir powerplant – TwinAir: 875cc twin-cylinder 85hp turbo engine with electro-hydraulic valve control technology – MiTo TwinAir’s sub-100g/km CO2 emissions and 67.3mpg deliver outstanding efficiency – Cleanest and most economical car in its class – Lively performance of a petrol engine with efficiency of a diesel – perfect […]
ALFA Romeo is extending its current three-year warranty by a further two years across the MiTo and Giulietta product ranges to provide retail customers with added peace of mind on their new car purchases. The news comes as the Italian sporting car brand launches the Alfa MiTo TwinAir – featuring the award winning 875cc twin-cylinder […]
SERGIO Pininfarina, arguably the world’s greatest ever car designer, died on July 2, aged 85. The son of Battista Farina, who founded the Pininfarina dynasty, he took over as president of the Turin-based coachbuilder in 1966 following his father’s death. Paying tribute, Luca di Montezemolo, chairman of Ferrari, described him as “a great advocate of […]
RED Motori, the Italian car specialist garage based at Spetisbury, near Blandford, are to sponsor this year’s Concours gathering by the Wessex branch of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club. Dubbed the ‘Show and Shine’ event, the Concours will be held at the Langton Arms, Tarrant Monkton, near Blandford, on Wednesday 4th July, starting at 7.30pm. […]