Archive | August 2012

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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 […]

New book about Alfa’s racing history

Alfa Romeo 155/156/147 Competition Touring Cars – The development and racing history by Peter Collins Hardback • 25x25cm • 192 pages • 465 pictures ISBN: 978-1-845843-42-7 £ 40.00 + Postage Author Born in London, Peter Collins has been a motoring writer and photographer for over 15 years. He has a lifelong interest in motorsport and […]