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Alfa Giulia coming with Tri-Turbo V6

(Article published on, August 08, 2012) New mid-size Alfa Romeo expected in 2014 under joint development with Maserati WE were sad to see the Alfa Romeo 159 discontinued last year. Together with the Brera coupe and Spider convertible, the 159 was one of the best-looking cars on the market. But with the storied Milanese […]

August 24, 2012: Giulietta – even more attractive in September

TO mark the introduction of the new 62 registration plate for September, Alfa Romeo is offering 0% finance and a £1,000 deposit contribution on Alfa Giulietta purchases until September 30. Buyers will also benefit from additional peace of mind provided by the five-year warranty and five-year complimentary servicing plan. The ultra-stylish – yet beautifully practical […]

August 23, 2012: Alfa Romeo adds new Sportiva trim to Mito and Giulietta range

ALFA Romeo UK has just added a sporty new trim level to both the Alfa MiTo and Giulietta ranges.  The Sportiva trim is inspired by Alfa’s range-topping versions and combined with award-winning petrol and diesel engines, delivering customers a car with luxurious sporty looks allied to fuel efficiency and low emissions. The compact super mini […]

Samuel, aged 4, makes an early start

ANDY Bowley, partner in the Italian car specialists Red Motori, of Spetisbury, near Blandford, is well-known for being something of an Alfa Romeo nut. He has a magnificent collection of model Alfas of all shapes and sizes, he has owned numerous full-size ones over the years and now he has decided the time has come […]

August 20, 2012: Lucky motorist wins Alfa MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde

LAST week (Friday 17th August) Howard Derham, 20, from Kent received the keys to a brand new Alfa MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde, which he won by racing the 1.16-mile hill climb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on a new Augmented Reality motor racing app, created by Goodwood’s Moving Motor Show partner, Auto Trader. The competition, […]

Alfa gathering a shining success

AROUND 30 Alfa Romeos, most of them polished and gleaming, wound their way through the country lanes of north Dorset last night for a get-together. The occasion was called ‘Show and Shine’, run by the Wessex branch of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club, and was held at the Langton Arms, Tarrant Monkton, near Blandford. The […]

A Spider in Warwick

A snazzy little red Alfa Romeo Spider found itself parked alongside a British rival, the Triumph GT6, at the Warwick Retro Car Show at the weekend. Dozens of classic cars drew big crowds to the Midlands town’s historic market place for what was apparently a wonderful nostalgic show.

Alfa’s dismal showing in reliability chart

ALFA Romeo have emerged very badly from the latest car reliability survey carried out by What Car? and Warranty Direct. The carmaker has come 35th out of the 36 car manufacturers, and are shown to have a 55% likelihood of breaking down in any 12-month period. Only the Land Rover is revealed to be more […]

Alfa 8C at stately home show

An Alfa 8C was among the line-up of mouthwatering machines on display at the Wilton House supercar show, near Salisbury, at the weekend.

New date for Red Alfa gathering

THE Alfa Romeo ‘Show and Shine’ event, scheduled for July 4 but postponed because of the adverse weather, has been rearranged for Wednesday August 15. The concours gathering is run by the Wessex branch of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club and is sponsored this year by Red Motori, the Italian car specialist garage based at […]