At least as famous as Ford in Europe, it’s an understatement to say that the Alfa Romeo line of cars has a very rich and impressive automotive history. The story of Alfa Romeo begins in 1910 just outside of Milan and it did not take long for them to gain attention as several of the great names in science and engineering worked together to create early cars that not only displayed the luxury and status symbol that could come from the right car construction, but also proved to have plenty under the hood.
Needless to say, these cars quickly became a favorite among drivers for racing both flat courses and hill climbing ones, as well.
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Owning a sports car or vintage vehicle is pretty much awesome, let’s be honest. Simple logic tells us that if someone is willing to spend thousands, sometimes tens of thousands of dollars on something, they must REAAAALY love it. Indeed classic cars are nice, but unless you plan on using it as your primary means of transportation, you’ve got storage costs, upkeep and insurance to contend with. Moreover, if you plan on moving long distances or overseas, you may want to consider transporting your prized car to avoid incurring resell-killing miles on the speedometer.
Today, we’re going to delve into the various options vintage and sports car owners have in transporting their vehicles safely and economically.
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In the world of Italian sports cars there is one manufacturer that consistently stands out in providing surprises in both design and performance. Alfa Romeo has long been a favorite among the biggest car enthusiasts and in 2013 Fiat came out with its latest two-seater sports car – the Alpha Romeo 4C.
Just to look at this car has a stunning shape with an attention to detail you would fully expect from Italian designers. From a distance you would easily be fooled into thinking that you are approaching a Ferrari, and this Alpha will turn just as many heads.
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Fiat, part of the Chrysler family of automobiles, has been working hard to increase their share of the automotive market in the United States, but there’s no question that their overall plans have undergone massive changes the past several years.
This doesn’t mean things look bleak – in fact part of the reason the company’s 5-year plan is adjusting so much is because of the data they have about how certain vehicles are doing compared to others.
Continue reading Fiat-Chrysler next move in the US?