Tag Archive | Italy

Alfa Romeo Car Museum

THE Alfa Romeo Museum at Arese, near Milan, is a treasure house for any motoring aficionado. There are some great videos available to view on You Tube. This two-parter has a commentary in Italian and here are the links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSjYXtlCt6Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B9Y7k9EF6o This one has only music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNO5YGf7lOc  

Alfa Romeo racing history

ON You Tube there is a fascinating six-part series that charts the colourful history of Alfa Romeo’s involvement in motor racing. The following links should take you there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCwre21m6HU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fbg59R5tHnw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GmsxPHofKU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTcefAXXvS8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dIgLQgeLe4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWKTD0ddEIY

October 4, 2011: New Alfa Romeo engine to be produced in Italy

A NEW gasoline direct injection turbo engine for Alfa Romeo is to be developed in Italy for production at the FMA plant in Pratola Serra beginning in early 2013. Designed for both transverse and longitudinal applications, the new 4-cylinder engine will have a displacement of 1.8 litres and maximum output of 300 hp, setting a […]

2010: A car parade Italian style

WHILE in Italy selflessly carrying out my study of Italian drivers and driving (see last week’s Motor Mouth), I chanced upon an advertisement for a classic car parade being held as part of a village carnival. It was too good an opportunity to miss. Rather like the driving – not to mention the food, the […]