Archive | Alfa Romeo

2014 NYIAS: Alfa Romeo brings a couple of 4Cs to play with

Though the shape is no stranger, it’s still nice to see Alfa’s booth here at the show. In the coming year, Alfa will offer up 1,000 copies of their 4C sports car as pictured above. Though much of this car’s appeal is in the aesthetics, even more is in its performance. 0-60 happens in 4.5 […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo’s new Spider won’t be Mazda based

Recent rumors suggested that Alfa Romeo struck a deal with Mazda to cooperatively build a compact rear-wheel drive sports roadster, which would take form as the Alfa Romeo Spider and the Mazda MX-5 Miata. But according to Autobild in Germany, the new Spider will be based off of Fiat’s own new rear-wheel drive platform rather than […]

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Report: Multiple Alfa Romeo 4C variants on the horizon

Bound for this year’s New York International Auto Show, the already fast Alfa Romeo 4C sports car may not just get slight changes every year. As indicated by Alberto Cavaggioni, Alfa’s head of marketing, Alfa Romeo’s engineers and designers may be sharpening their pencils a bit. Though it is not for certain, Cavaggioni had this […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo 4C to get new headlights

If you remember a while back, when the Alfa Romeo 4C originally saw the light of day, feedback was a hit or miss for the headlight design, which varied depending on how one equipped their 4C. Now, to deal with those remarks, an Alfa Romeo spokesperson apparently confirmed to AutoCar of the UK that the 4C will […]

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Opinion: Why there are 2x as many unsold 2013 Dodge Darts as 2014s

When Fiat Chrysler reinvented the Dodge Dart as an Americanized Alfa Romeo Guilietta, they did not likely anticipate it to be beaten by the rapidly decomposing, previous generation Toyota Corolla, but it is. Fitted with a 160 horsepower MultiAir turbo four or a 184 horsepower TigerShark turbo four, the Dart is a quick alternative to […]

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Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Concept

It’s a mid-engined carbon fiber Alfa Romeo 4C Spider, no explanation is necessary

It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that automakers other than Lotus were producing lightweight sportscars capable of carrying the driver, the engine, a very small candy bar and one companion. With the release of Audi’s sub 3,000-lb TT and the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Concept, it seems that the automotive industry is no […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo 4C coming to the US in June

Free at last! Perhaps they aren’t free, in fact they will be far from free and there will only be 1,000 coming to the most aggressive of Fiat dealers, but hey, that’s half of the production run world wide, so it makes sense for Fiat to blow half of their supply of the new Alfa […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo Spider gets the 1.4 Liter MultiAir four

Alfa is reportedly developing a small roadster for American tastes, so the inexpensive and obvious option may be, according to a new report, to take the engine out of a Dodge Dart, tune it and put it into an Alfa likely costing twice as much. In the Alfa Romeo Spider, this engine will likely develop […]

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Report: Only the most aggressive Fiat dealers to get Alfa franchises

Though Alfa has technically sold a few 8C Competizione models stateside through select Maserati dealers, the marque hasn’t really even thought of taking a big foothold in the US until recently. As a brand that is affiliated with but is not exactly an upgraded Fiat, the issue of dealerships is a natural one. Parent company […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo’s new rear-wheel drive platform named “Giorgio”

AutomotiveNews reports that Alfa Romeo is beginning finally wrap up the development of its highly-anticipated rear-wheel drive platform that’s been described to turn the Italian automaker back into a brand of sport and luxury after a rough past. Alfa Romeo’s biggest move however is its return to the US market, which will be kicked off […]

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