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…

Alfetta Lives On In Brooklyn Despite Dead Owner

As big fans of the Alfa Romeo Alfetta » 8/29/08 4:30pm 8/29/08 4:30pm, this profile of one abandoned Alfa in Brooklyn has touched us. Owned by a Romanian immigrant who passed away, the worn 1975 Alfetta should have been towed away after a few parking tickets because alternate side of the street parking in NYC is strictly enforced. Miraculously, an…

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

Project Car Hell: Summer of Love Edition

On Friday Murilee gave you another example of his own personal Project Car hell, a freebie his cousin left for him in Wyoming. Cry me a river, Mrs. Mr. Martin. Oh, your free car is hard to fix? Boo hoo. We're so sad. Real hell involves spending hard earned money. That way, even when you're down to your second to last… » 10/22/07 5:30pm 10/22/07 5:30pm

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

Spy Photos: Secret Alfa Romeo Concept for Geneva?

A sharp eyed member of the Alfa Romeo Corse Club caught these shots of what's likely a new Alfa concept being prepared for the Geneva show. They were shot outside the offices and workshop of automotive engineering and homologation firm IDIADA in Catalonia, Spain. Alfisi will be heartened to see the Brera-esque rump on… » 2/14/07 12:37pm 2/14/07 12:37pm

Turin Design Students Show Alfa Prototype in Bologna

Students of the Institute of Applied Design in Turin showed off their scale-model prototype for a new Alfa Romeo B-segment car at the Bologna show earlier this month. The conceptualists-in-training drew inspiration from Alfa's 8C concept and late-sixties GT Junior for the project, which was contracted by Alfa Romeo as… » 12/13/05 12:08pm 12/13/05 12:08pm