Designed in Italy during the dawn of the space-age, Alfa Romeo’s first racing prototype in a decade was quickly dubbed the “Disco Volante” (Italian for Flying Saucer) in response to it’s thoroughly contoured, aerodynamic design.
It immediately divided racing professional and enthusiast into two camps: one that considered the vehicle to be a complete and utter waste of time, energy, and money; and the other that thought the design was pure genius.
As it turns out, both were right…
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Alfa Romeo has always impressed in the mini car arena. This company, founded way back in the 1900’s, has had an impressive run over the century it has been in existence. It has produced cars for the masses that have defined generations. The Mito in particular is a supermini series that has been on the market since 2008. This car is definitely among the best in its cadre in terms of style, efficiency, and bare looks.
There are key things that every car enthusiast looks at when ranking a particular model, for the Alfa Romeo Mito, they have to include the looks since this car is particularly made for its aesthetics. We will look at the overview of this car in terms of features including where it impresses as well as highlight any places it might have fallen short of expectations.
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Please, if anyone in Alfa Romeo is listening, this car needs to become a reality…Lucio
Source: Concept Car Showcase: Alfa Romeo 6C by Gianfranco Spano – autoevolution
Nurturing talent is essential for an individual to go forward. In the world of car designers, though, some people have an inborn knack for creating spectacular machines. Today we’ll zero in on an up-and-coming automotive design crackerjack from Italy.
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I’m so excited! The 2016 Giulia Specs and Pricing is available – Audi, BMW watch out, Alfa Romeo is going to eat your lunch! Check out this article originally published by TheWeek.co.uk ….
Alfa Romeo will add a stylish entrant into the competitive BMW 3-Series, Mercedes C-Class, and Jaguar XE market space this year when it unleashes its latest saloon – the Giulia…
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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.
Continue reading Looking Back – The Amazing Alfa Romeo Alfetta
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?