Tag Archive | Classic cars

Classic Alfa in Brooklands appearance

THE 32 acres of Brooklands Museum, on the site of the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, will come alive with high-octane action on Sunday January 29, when the Vintage Sports-Car Club (VSCC) takes centre stage for its annual New Year Driving Tests competition. Visitors will be treated to the sights and sounds of dozens […]

Stunning Alfas in Windsor Castle line-up

  THE Concours of Elegance returns to Windsor Castle from September 2-4 when some of the world’s most incredible cars take residence in the Quadrangle for a celebration of automotive elegance, style and passion. Windsor Castle will play host to 60 of the rarest and most exclusive cars ever produced. From iconic pre-1914 automobiles to […]

Wartime Alfa could make €680,000

INTERNATIONAL auctioneers Coys present a spectacular line-up for their inaugural auction at Schloss Dyck, in Germany, with more than 80 classic and sports cars going under the hammer this Saturday (August 6). One of the star attractions is a 1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sprint – Le Mans Berlinetta, which won Best in Show […]

One-off Alfa to top Concours d’Elégance at Salon Privé

SALON Privé has announced that more than 65 extremely rare cars and 20 exceptional motorbikes are entered at its annual Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance competition. The world-renowned concours, now in its 11th year, continues to attract exotic entries from across the globe. Headlining the concours and lining up in the Pre-war Coachwork class is a […]

Giulia earns five-star Euro NCAP rating

THE Alfa Romeo Giulia has been awarded a five-star Euro NCAP rating with a score of 98% for the adult occupant protection of all percentiles: the highest score ever achieved by any car, even with the introduction of a more stringent rating system in 2015. Alfa’s new sports saloon has achieved this outstanding result on […]

Alfa’s glittering line-up for Goodwood

ALFA Romeo will be demonstrating the full power of the marque when the Italian brand debuts the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia in the UK for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 23 – 26) alongside some of the greatest racing vehicles in its illustrious history. Those attending the event will be […]

FIVA awards ‘Best Preserved Vehicle’ to Alfa Giulietta SZ Zagato

THE second FIVA preservation award for 2016 – presented at top historic car events around the world – was given to Corrado Lopresto at Villa d’Este for his spectacular ‘half-and-half’ Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Zagato. The pictures tell it all: half the car is cleaned but not restored, while the other is in as-found condition. […]