Budapest’s secret Grand Prix street circuit

This Sunday will mark the 75th anniversary of the Hungarian Grand Prix, an event held since…1986. Fifty years before Formula One came to the Hungaroring, there was a Grand Prix race in downtown Budapest with 100,000 people in attendance. The Silver Arrows came. Scuderia Ferrari came. Three-quarters of a century later,… » 7/29/11 4:00pm 7/29/11 4:00pm

First Alfa Romeo 8C Competitzione Sold In US Parked At New York Train…

Exactly a month after we told you 84 copies » 11/07/08 1:00pm 11/07/08 1:00pm of the would be coming to US shores, reader spotted this one parked outside the Rye, NY train station. The lusty Italian coupe apparently wore a license plate reading "001 USA" leading us to wonder if this is in fact the first Alfa Romeo sold in the US since 1995. The Alfa…

Alfa Romeo 8C GTA Mule Spotted Near Nurburgring

Rumor has it that Alfa Romeo » 9/22/08 6:30pm 9/22/08 6:30pm will be building a special supercar dubbed the GTA to celebrate the company's 100th anniversary, and one reports suggests that this lightly taped mule seen near the Nurburgring is that car. What makes this red 8C different from any other 8C? The exhaust note has been described as "darker,"…

Alfa Romeo Could Californicate, Build 8C Replacement Off Ferrari…

In a recent interview, Alfa Romeo's global marketing director, Sergio Cravero, expressed his desire to have an Alfa Romeo model based on the new 2009 Ferrari California. "It would be great if Ferrari let us do it... but they are very hard to convince." The potential model would be a replacement for Alfa's current… » 7/02/08 1:00pm 7/02/08 1:00pm

Alfa Romeo Wants To Save US Automakers From Empty Assembly Lines

We already knew Fiat's Alfa Romeo was bringing the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione to the US and using the Maserati distribution network to do it. We'd also heard one option Fiat was discussing was creation of a new plant in Mexico to supply North America with volume models like the 159 sedan and upcoming Mi.To and 149… » 3/26/08 9:15am 3/26/08 9:15am

Alfa Romeo 8C Spider Production Model Revealed, Coming To Geneva

If you're the type that prefers the looks of a drop-top to a coupe, then this should make your day. These are the first shots of a production model spider of the Alfa Romeo 8C that will be shown at Geneva next month and yes, it's the drop-top version of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Wert fell in love with this summer. … » 2/19/08 11:20am 2/19/08 11:20am

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Spider Set for 2009 Launch

Good news for the SPF-zero set. That concept version the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione sans top, shown at the Pebble Beach Concourse back in 2005, will debut in production for in 2009. That from Automotive News, which reported on a Wall Street preso in New York by Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne. The coupe, which went on sale… » 9/25/07 1:17pm 9/25/07 1:17pm