Tag Archive | Italian cars

May 29, 2013: Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring wins design award

THE public at the 2013 edition of the Concorso di Eleganza di Villa d’Este named the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring as its most appealing prototype. The lines recall the Alfa Romeo 1900 C52 designed in 1952 by the same Milanese atelier. Built on the base of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, with which […]

Alfas on show at Auto Italia Day at Brooklands

THERE were scores of Alfa Romeos among the hundreds of beautiful Italian cars on show at the annual Auto Italia Day at Brooklands on Saturday. It was my first visit to the event and even the occasional heavy shower did nothing to spoil my enjoyment of the occasion. There were thousands of visitors from far […]

Alfas feature in Auto Italia day at Brooklands

MORE than 1,000 Italian cars, including many classic Alfa Romeos, will fill Brooklands Museum’s grounds to overflowing this Saturday, May 4 – and the most exciting of them will be seen and heard in action on the Mercedes-Benz World circuit. All the great Italian marques, including Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Fiat and Lancia, will be there, […]

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 […]

May 2012: The flavour of Italy comes to Beaulieu

THE Simply Italian extravaganza at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, on Sunday was a spectacular event blessed with the best weather for weeks. Hundreds of people arrived at the New Forest venue in a wide variety of Italian cars, with Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini and Fiat among the marques on show. It was Beaulieu’s […]