Tag Archive | Italy

Alfa in the Mille Miglia

A BEAUTIFUL classic Alfa Romeo roars through the Le Marche town of Altidona during the second day of the Mille Miglia, on its way to Rome. Advertisements

Giulia Quadrifoglio debuts at Frankfurt Show

THE all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio makes its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show (Sept 17–27) with no fewer than five examples of the high-performance saloon on display across Alfa Romeo’s striking and impressive new stand, each finished in a different colour: Competizione Red, Trofeo White, Vulcano Black, Vesuvio Grey and Montecarlo Blue. Built […]

Alfa Romeo opens the doors to its historical museum in Arese

ALFA Romeo is celebrating its 105th anniversary by opening its historical museum in Arese, Milan, Italy to the public. The museum, which is named “La macchina del tempo – Museo storico Alfa Romeo”, is at the heart of an immersive brand centre which also has a bookshop, café, documentation centre, test-drive track, events venues, showroom […]

Alfas in the Italian sun

A FEW of the beautiful Alfa Romeos that drew admiring glances at a display of Italian classic cars in Le Marche, Italy, last week.

Classic Alfa sells for £164,200

A SPECTACULAR classic Alfa Romeo sold for an above-estimate £164,200 at Coys’ recent auction sale held at Ascot Racecourse. The Italian-registered 1946 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 S Pininfarina Cabriolet had been expected to make between £140,000 and £160,000. Introduced in 1938, the Alfa Romeo 2500 (2443cc) was the last 6C road car. World War Two […]

June 17, 2013: Alfa Romeo ‘Quadrifoglio Verde’ is 90 years old

THE 90th anniversary of the ‘Quadrifoglio Verde’ (green four-leaf clover), the legendary symbol that has identified Alfa Romeo’s sportiest models, is being celebrated this year. That refers not only to the cars which have taken to the world’s race circuits, but also to certain special production versions. The origin of this symbol has been lost […]

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 […]