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July-30, 2013: Alfa 4C official safety car to the FIM World Superbike Championship

THE Alfa Romeo 4C will make a second UK appearance as Official Safety Car to the Silverstone round of the FIM World Superbike Championship this weekend (Sunday, August 4). Following its dynamic UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Alfa 4C will make this second UK outing of the summer liveried in the […]

July-16, 2013: Alfa 4C and historic Alfa Romeos thrill Goodwood crowds

THE long-awaited public dynamic debut of the brilliant Alfa 4C sports car took place at the weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, with the car making a series of runs up the estate’s famous hill climb. The two-seater, 240hp supercar was joined at the event by a cross-section of Alfa Romeo historic race cars from the […]

Historic Alfa Romeos add to the action at Goodwood Festival of Speed

A SUPERB line-up of historic vehicles will add to the action brought by Alfa Romeo to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 11-14). Alongside the dynamic UK debut of the Alfa 4C, show-goers will be able to see six examples from the Alfa Romeo Museum including the stunning 33 Stradale, the spiritual predecessor of […]

Young drivers feel the pressure of high insurance premiums

YOUNG drivers feel pressured into buying cheaper, older cars because they can’t afford to insure newer, safer models, according to a new survey of 1,300 drivers aged 17-24. Nearly half (41%) of those surveyed by Alfa Romeo and Marmalade also think that being forced into less advanced vehicles is part of the reason that young […]

The sun shines on Simply Alfa Romeo day

ITALIAN cars always look their best with the sun on them so it was appropriate that the English weather bestowed its hottest day of the year so far for the Simply Alfa Romeo event at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu on Sunday. Between 150 and 200 Alfas were on show at the beautiful parkland […]