ALFA DOES MODERN ITALIAN JOB ON CLASSIC GIULIA

Hey, it’s been a long time between Alfa Romeo automotive Proseccos. It was the Giulietta hatchback of some vintage I last tasted, if I remember correctly, which ended its almost decade-long run last year. Now the iconic Italian vehicle manufacturer has turned its attention to the mid-size Giulia, adding more sparkle to the five-seater sedan. The outwardly attractive Giulia, which first stepped out several years ago, did lack substance. The 2021 upgrade has come up with cutting edge engineering, a series of patented technologies and the use of lightweight materials… Read more

ALFA ROMEO STELVIO VELOCE

Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV created to combine performance car handling with the versatility of an SUV. It’s a good-looking machine, the front is classic Alfa with its prominent triangular grille, together with black trim, fat exhaust outlets and black 20-inch rims with red brake calipers visible through them. The term classic returns to mind when it comes to the interior, with its analogue dials, driver-focused dash, aluminium trim inserts and heavily-bolstered sports seats. You’ll find the start button located on the steering wheel and another one labelled DNA,… Read more

ALFA ROMEO 1750 COUPE AND DUETTO

In the late 1920s the Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 established a strong reputation for the firm. Hence, in 1967, when Alfa Romeo was making plans to introduce a new model to sell alongside the Giulia 1600 they had the foresight to revive a great name. Whilst the engine of this new car had a displacement closer to 1800 cc, it was only 29 cc greater than 1750, so the decision was made by Alfa management to revive the old name and use it in all sales promotion relating to this… Read more

ALFA ROMEO LIFTS WARRANTY PERIOD TO FIVE YEARS

Effective from 22nd April, all new Alfa Romeo vehicles will be delivered with a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty, replacing the previous three-year/150,000km offering. In addition, all new vehicles will also be covered by a five-year roadside assistance package as standard, which has been extended by two years. The five-year warranty forms part of Alfa’s ‘Head & Heart Promise’ which, according to Alfa Romeo is “a commitment, through the security of improved customer care, that ensures owners and enthusiasts are fully able to focus on the real meaning of driving an Alfa… Read more

ALFA ROMEO GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO

It’s a mouthful, that’s for sure, but the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is just one of those cars that will take your breath away. Whether that’s struggling to get in and out of the low-slung machine, or being slammed back in the seat as it bellows its way to 100hm/h. The four-door, twin-turbo V6 sedan is a lover and a fighter, both a looker and a consummate performer — a car without compromise. Quadrifoglio is designed to go head-to-head with the likes of the BMW M3 and Mercedes- AMG C63,… Read more

ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA 2011 – 2020

CAPTION: A. B. C 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulietta BODY COPY Say “Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili Romeo Giulietta” with an Italian accent and you will understand why lovers of all things Italian like driving cars with a plenty of verve. (In case you haven’t worked it you for yourself Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili is what Alfa stands for!) The Giulietta five-door hatchback has been styled to look like a sports coupe thanks to cleverly ‘hidden’ rear door handles. The rear seat armrest has fold out cup holders gives a feeling of… Read more

ALFA ROMEO GIULIA GTA and GTAm SPECIAL EDITIONS

Following the global reveal of the Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm in late 2020, a select number of Australian collectors and racing enthusiasts have secured one of the 18 limited vehicles, through a tailored consultation process following expressions of interest. GTA stands for “Gran Turismo Alleggerita”, with alleggerita being the Italian term for “lightened”. Based on the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, the 2.9 V6 bi-turbo engine produces 397kW. The extensive use of ultra-light materials means the GTA and GTAm can acceleration from zero to 100 km/h in just 3.6… Read more

ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA FINALE EDIZIONE

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Finale Edizione is the last production run of the iconic Italian hatchback. It features sporty adornments and striking yellow accents and is limited to 35 units for Australia. It is available to order now from $48,950 (plus on road costs), with deliveries currently underway. The Edizione Finale is available in three body colours; Alfa White, Anodized Blue and Magnesium Grey Matte. It has yellow painted brake calipers and yellow external trim inserts. Inside the cabin are yellow accents which are integrated with contrast stitching across the leather… Read more

ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA SPRINT COUPE

The Alfa Romeo Sprint Coupe came onto the market in 1954 as a replacement for Alfa’s first postwar production design, the 1900, which had been released in 1950. Prior to the 1950s, cars were a relatively small part of Alfa Romeo’s business, its main business being the manufacture of aircraft engines. In the 1920s and 1930s Alfa Romeo competed in many car races and were successful in Grands Prix, Mille Miglia and Le Mans on a number of occasions, soon gaining a reputation as the outstanding marque for the inter-war… Read more

VERY SPECIAL ALFA ROMEO GTA

Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili – these days abbreviated to Alfa was formed on 24th June, 1910. To celebrate the 110th anniversary of the company, Alfa Romeo is bringing back one of the legends of its history, theGiulia GTA. It is technically and conceptually inspired by the Giulia GTA of 1965: the “Gran Turismo Alleggerita” developed by Autodelta and based on the Giulia Sprint GT that racked up sporting successes worldwide. Based on Giulia Quadrifoglio, Giulia GTA is fitted with a more powerful version of the Alfa Romeo 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo… Read more