Alfa Romeo’s plans to bring the Tonale SUV in North America have taken a dramatic twist according to a report that claims the only version offered will be the Q4 PHEV that launched in Europe yesterday. Alfa Romeo’s plug-in hybrid Tonale joins the front-wheel drive mild-hybrid Tonale in Alfa’s European lineup and is the only option for buyers there...

Italian automaker Alfa Romeo is on a roll. Founded more than a century ago in Milan, Alfa Romeo established itself as a racing champion and leveraged the momentum to push its production cars. Post-WWII, the brand launched the stunning Giulietta and then the Giulia, setting up what Alfa Romeo exec Larry Dominique calls “sticky” and loyal fans. Alfa...

We have seen many recent cases of such cooperation. The good may be represented by the recent outing of the Ford Ranger and VW Amarok siblings, the bad (though mostly in the eyes of diehard fans) could be exemplified by the BMW Z4 x Toyota GR Supra, and the ugly is without a doubt the Renault Captur turned Mitsubishi ASX with just the flip of a bad...

Alfa Romeo’s new 2023 Tonale is about to change everything you ever thought about the Italian sports-car maker. The new Tonale crossover is available with either a turbocharged gasoline engine or a plug-in hybrid powertrain that provides up to 30 miles of all-electric range. For most drivers’ daily commute, the Tonale’s pure-electric range should k...

Italian cars are some of the most desirable vehicles on the planet. They are the best looking, make the best engine noises, and have the most exquisitely designed interiors which scream elegance and style. Take the roof off any of them, and they instantly become better in every way. Convertibles are not only stylish pieces of machinery to get from...

It is not a secret that Europe is home to the most respected car brands in the world. Several brands have cemented their reputation thanks to their creativity and high standards. As a result, a fair number of truly game-changing and rare European beasts have seen their value shooting through the roof. A lot of those cars have, of course, originated...

If you love Italian food and fast cars then you need to make a road trip to Grapevine, Texas for Italian CarFest 2022, on September, 10, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is the largest show of premier Italian automobiles in the Southwest presented by the Italian Car Club of North Texas and the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau. It's a prelude...

Dear Friends of Italian Innovators, I begin the 5th season of the show with a new episode dedicated to the Neapolitan entrepreneur Nicola Romeo, who gave his name and vision to the car company Alfa Romeo and spearheaded the project of bringing car manufacturing to the South of Italy (an idea that would find expression only after his death, in the p...

Enzo Ferrari could be described as nothing more than the inspiration behind the project for the “little GP car”, and as stated in the specialised press, seeing what was done at Maserati it would have needed a 4- or 6- cylinder engine. At Alfa Romeo, the suggestion for the new racing car was taken on board, but was based on a more sophisticated stra...

Alfa Romeo is reportedly working on a new large-size car in the U.S. market that is said to launch in 2027. Jean-Philippe Imparato, the CEO of Alfa, says this move is key to tailoring design for individual overseas markets, according to Reuters. He also said it’ll also help the Italian brand strengthen its position as the international premium vehi...