2008 Alfa Romeo Brera S Bred Specifically For English Dragons

As if we needed more reasons to love the Alfa Romeo Brera, the gold standard for hatchback hotness, the Italians have teamed with Prodrive to make a British-only S version. The suspension has been adjusted to meet the needs of twisty English roads without adding harshness. Both the 3.2 V6 and 2.2 I4 equipped models… » 5/20/08 3:20pm 5/20/08 3:20pm

2008 Alfa Romeo Brera, Spider Facelifted Everywhere But The Face

Alfa Romeo doesn't want you thinking that, like most manufacturers, the important changes come in the face. To prove the point, they've released photos of their revised 2008 Alfa Romeo Brera and Spider without releasing photos of the nose so as not to confuse those of us who consider the Brera to be one of the best… » 2/22/08 6:00am 2/22/08 6:00am

Report: Alfa Coming to US in 2009, Bringing 8C, Brera, Spider

Oh good — Fiat's so flush, it's sending Alfa to the states earlier than expected. In fact, the UK's Just Auto says we'll start seeing launch activity by the end of 2008. The mag's also making with new details about the lineup. We already knew the 8C Competizione and its Spider sibling will be the halo cars — as if we… » 7/03/07 10:22am 7/03/07 10:22am

Clarkson On the Alfa-Romeo Brera

You stateside types might think the Brera is a pretty car. You might even wipe a bit of drool from your chin looking at pictures of it. You might even be praying nightly for its arrival on these shores. But the sheer beauty of this car needs to be seen in the metal to be appreciated. Alfa simply has the best-looking… » 11/15/06 10:00pm 11/15/06 10:00pm

This Alfa Ain't From Mississippi: The Autodelta Brera

A stack of info on Autodelta's new Alfa Romeo Brera tuner landed in our inbox this morning, breaking our concentration — hopefully not irreparably. Aside from being atop our list of Cars We Desperately Want to Drive But Can't Thanks to Some European Governing Board Dragging Their Feet on the Business Case, the Brera… » 9/14/06 9:08am 9/14/06 9:08am

Photo of Brera Droptop Released, Geneva Unveiling Expected

Holy Veloce! Months following its surprise unveiling at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance last June, Our Euro connection at Eurocar Blog clued us in on the release of an official photo of Alfa Romeo's new Brera Spider, the ragtop version of the coupe released last year. We're expecting to see it in the sheetmetal… » 1/30/06 11:00am 1/30/06 11:00am

Brera Most Beautiful Car in the World?

We want the Brera in the US like, three days ago. It's truly a gorgeous car; distinctively Alfa and definitely itself. And now it's been awarded the title of "Most Beautiful Car in the World" at the International Automobiile Festival in Paris, having beat out the 300C Touring and the Lexus IS250 (huh?). Actually, we'd… » 1/20/06 7:29pm 1/20/06 7:29pm

Alfa Romeo Teases with Video Clip Ahead of Brera Launch

We've been waiting for Alfa Romeo's new Brera to be launched since, oh I don't know, around 1987 — decades before the hot coupe was even a twinkle in Giugiaro's eye. Now Alfa released a teaser clip of a new, online video titled "Machine Warriors" that will be released to coincide with the January release of the Brera… » 12/23/05 6:54am 12/23/05 6:54am

What Can I Do? Brera's in Black and I'm Feeling Blue

"Sure," you say, "Way to reach back to '65 for the totally obvious Beatles reference." To that, we reply, "pthhh!" Sometimes it takes a simple song from a simpler era to represent the pain of languishing Breraless, as our European pals prepare for their test drives. And of seeing the Brera in black for the first time.… » 11/03/05 10:36am 11/03/05 10:36am