Tagged: Alfa Romeo

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Alfasud Sprint – A Most Glorious Folly

I’ve got a new guest in my front yard It’s a 1982 Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce. Also known as an Alfasud Sprint. It’s basically an Alfasud – it shares the exact same chassis and mechanicals – with a small Alfetta-like body thrown on top. Regular...

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Alfa Romeo 4C headlamp update

I can say it now: The Alfa Romeo 4C is my new dream car. For real. Yes, I can dare to dream about actually owning one of these, one day. It won’t be for 5 years or so, but I can really, really dream about...

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Video: Chris Harris Explains The Alfa Romeo 4C

The Alfa Romeo 4C is beyond important. It signals the latest re-birth of Alfa Romeo at a time when car companies simply don’t have multiple chances left to get it right. The marque has been let down over the years by a series of fumbled...

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Alfa Romeo have a plan to enter the US market (really, sort of)

Saab people will remember all the discussion and hand-wringing that went on about Saab’s various model launches – whether they were too early or too late, poorly advertised or otherwise. Well, at least they happened. Sergio Marchionne, the head of Fiat (and therefore, Chrysler) has...

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Alfa Romeo to sell the dream – but will enough people want it?

Via TTAC, we come across an article in Autocar that discloses Alfa Romeo’s conscious decision to leave out the newest generation of electric safety devices. Alfa Romeo doesn’t intend to fit much next-generation advanced safety equipment, such as adaptive cruise control and emergency braking, to...

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This Alfa Junior Is Breaking My Concentration

Just when I’m making some real progress on my Fulvia search, along comes this Alfa Romeo 1300 GT Junior to distract me. It had a full restoration in the late 1990′s but is still looking remarkably good – and it’d want to given the $23,000...

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Alfa Romeo 4C video – (ir)relevant?

Here’s the 2-minute ‘fascination’ video for the new Alfa Romeo 4C. The big question – Hot or not? The other big question – will an ad like this kick-start interest in the USA? —— The Alfa Romeo 4C is almost an excruciatingly beautiful car. Actually,...

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What Will Happen If Volkswagen Buy Alfa Romeo?

I love Alfa Romeo. I’ve had four of them over the years. A Sprint, two 16V Alfa 33′s and my current GTV6. I hope to own more Alfa’s in the future, too. The 4C is now on my in-the-future list. I’m invested in this company....

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Classic Car Investments For Regular People

I was fascinated by a recent article I read on Classic Car Investment. Is it really possible to make a little bit of money on an expensive hobby like motoring? It isn’t easy. Some would go so far to say it isn’t likely. But it...