Your Ridiculously Awesome Alfa Romeo 8C Wallpaper Is Here

On first glance of a car it's easy to overlook the small details. You see the headlamps, the hood, the roofline, the wheels. But the small details are what makes a pretty car truly beautiful. Like this sharp crease and overhang on the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione. » 2/22/14 5:33pm 2/22/14 5:33pm

A Boston Blizzard Means Fun Time For This Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

A few dozen inches of snow may scare most people into hiding in their homes, but for those of us who enjoy opposite lock and empty roads, it's a chance to come out and play in our cars. » 2/09/13 11:00am 2/09/13 11:00am

Someone Turned An Alfa Romeo 8C Into A 'General Lee'

Alfa Romeo's former test track in Balocco, Italy has hosted some of the most achingly beautiful cars in history. It is also where TRC OFF found this Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione dressed up like the Duke boys' Dodge Charger. Who would do this? » 1/30/12 2:30pm 1/30/12 2:30pm

First Production Alfa Romeo 8C Spider To Run At Goodwood

Alfa Romeo will celebrate their 99th anniversary by racing historic racing and concept cars, including the first production 8C Spider, up the driveway at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Our own Crazy Euro Car Boy will be there. » 7/02/09 12:00pm 7/02/09 12:00pm

How Alfa Romeo Waved Goodbye to Rear-Wheel Drive

Two years before they left the US market in 1995, Alfa Romeo jettisoned rear-wheel drive. Their vehicle of abandonment was a quirky plastic sports car built on a classic transaxle layout: the ES-30. » 6/30/09 5:15pm 6/30/09 5:15pm

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione: Buy It Now For Just $283,070!

Oh, Craigslist, how we love your cheap deals. Like this Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, one of only 85 sold stateside, found slinking around the San Francisco auto pages. Buy it now for just $283,070. (Hat tip to Chris!) [Craigslist] » 6/30/09 8:00am 6/30/09 8:00am

Retro Must Die: Do Boy Racers Dream of Middle Age Supercars?

The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione? Forget it. Retro must die. Instead, the just-announced MiTo GTA Concept is the car Alfa should return to the United States with. It’s irreverently anti-retro, futuristic and very, very Alfa. » 2/25/09 12:00pm 2/25/09 12:00pm

The Top 11 Cars Of 2009 Most Likely To Get You Laid

Teenagers have always lusted after cars as a way of getting other things they're lusting after, which is why we've compiled these eleven 2009 model year cars most likely to get you laid. » 1/27/09 1:30pm 1/27/09 1:30pm

Alfa Romeo Officially Returns To US Market This Month With 8C…

Alfa Romeo made it official a year ago » 10/07/08 1:40pm 10/07/08 1:40pm when they announced plans to return to the US auto market after a 13-year cooling-off period. But now it's actually here, as the Italian automaker begins to rekindle its romance with the US auto market later this month, when they import 84 copies of its exclusive . The lusty —…

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 Mi.To Meets 8C Competizione In Photo Studio, Wants Some…

This is what's known in the industry as the Halo effect. Believe it or not, Alfa Romeo aren't making the 8C Competizione because they lay awake at night dreaming about the color red combined with 450bhp V8s, but because their accountants spend all day figuring out what building such a vehicle will have on the sales of… » 5/12/08 1:40pm 5/12/08 1:40pm

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

The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Revs Engine A Bit, Gets Ready To Race…


We know yesterday was Maximum Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Day, but we've got so much good content from our day at the Meadowbrook Concours d'Elegance, we just had to show you. For instance — the above video we somehow managed to smuggle out of the glove-switching hands of the folks at Fast Lane Daily — it's the… » 8/02/07 11:15am 8/02/07 11:15am

We Enjoyed The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione More Than Her Anyway

While one of us was spending his time with a lady named Alfa at the Meadowbrook Concours d'Elegance press preview — another publication was busy checking out some other ladies. We however, know the difference between high class and not-so-much — of course that may be because we once dated the one on the left. [Autoblog » 8/01/07 3:30pm 8/01/07 3:30pm

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Live From Meadowbrook, But Why Are We Crying?


Although the video's really loud — the boys from the show that lives life in the FastLane so often it's Daily snagged some video of the new Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione from yesterday's US reveal. It looks so pretty when it's moving...and you can hear the engine...wait...it's moving and I can't hear the engine. I'm… » 8/01/07 3:00pm 8/01/07 3:00pm

Mama Mia! The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Is Beautiful Like-a The Nature

Ah, now this is more like it — the beauty of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione cannot be contained by a mere studio. No, it must be free. It must be out of doors. It must merge its beauty with the beauty of nature. Much like it's doing in these highly p-chopped press shots from Alfa Romeo. And fear not, lovers of the 8C… » 8/01/07 1:20pm 8/01/07 1:20pm

The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Gives Us A Fever Even In A Sterile Studio

As Maximum Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Day continues, we're now onto the press photos released by the kind folks at the Italian automaker. For the first grouping, here are the on-set exterior press shots. They're nice, yes — but as I'm sure you can tell — if it weren't for the fact that it's the 8C Competizione, they'd… » 8/01/07 12:30pm 8/01/07 12:30pm

Hey, Grandma! I've Got Some Wheels, Wanna Race?

Don't think we didn't notice the obvious hilarity in this shot we took yesterday at the US reveal of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione. The best part — the driver of the $200,000-plus supercar was revving his engine. This "race" is kind of like our way of showing Maximum Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Day is totally in… » 8/01/07 11:10am 8/01/07 11:10am

The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Commercial Is So Beautiful It Makes Us…


To start Maximum Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Day off, we've got some hot commercial action for you. The folks at Alfa have put together a promo video befitting of an Italian stallion supercar — filled with beautiful shots of the 8C powering through the hills, beautiful shots of CGI engines and powertrains and… » 8/01/07 9:20am 8/01/07 9:20am

Get Thee Ready For Maximum Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Day

Given the amount of interest generated in our first-glance at the stateside release of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, one of us is dedicating himself to providing an absolute heap of content tomorrow on the first Alfa Romeo for US streets since 1995. So yeah, there's a storm front coming kids, can ya feel that chill… » 7/31/07 11:30pm 7/31/07 11:30pm