How to parallel park a 1968 Alfa Romeo racing prototype

Connoisseurs of vintage Top Gear clips will know that parallel parking a big, mid-engined Italian supercar—say, a Lamborghini Countach—is a chore. The same cannot be said of big, mid-engined Italian race cars, like this Alfa Romeo 33/2. And when its owner was kind enough to accept a hand, Jalopnik was there to help. » 7/12/11 4:00pm 7/12/11 4:00pm

How to dress for the Ferrari P4/5 Competizione

Jim Glickenhaus’s not-for-sale bespoke racing Ferrari dropped by Lake Como the previous weekend for the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este after taking 13th at the 42. Adenauer ADAC Rundstrecken-Trophy at the Nürburgring the previous Saturday. Among the many nattily attired ladies in attendance, one made the perfect… » 5/31/11 12:30pm 5/31/11 12:30pm

Searching for crap angles on the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Had the Lamborghini Miura not been invented, Franco Scaglione’s Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale from 1967 would be the sexiest car ever built. Here, in this 5-photo series, we attempt to find an angle on it that sucks. Sadly, the Alfa is semi-obscured by a tarp and a McLaren F1 on the first photo. In our search for design… » 5/27/11 4:00pm 5/27/11 4:00pm