The exotic 4C is Alfa Romeo's first car to sell as it re-enters the U.S. market this year. It's made from carbon fiber, has wild Italian styling and is designed for purists who want supercar thrills at an attainable price. Yet here I sit in the 4C, Alfa's first car to hit American shores since 1995, and I find my soul stirred with passion. &n...

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is pleased to announce that the Alfa Romeo National Convention has scheduled an event on Atwells Avenue for Thursday, June 25, 2015.   The privately owned Alfa's will be lined up along the avenue for viewing starting at 6pm with a blessing of the fleet. Many businesses on Atwells Avenue will be offering...

As Italian custom coach builder Touring Superleggera turns ninety years old, the company handmade a bold interpretation of a open top car – the 'Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Spyder'. The eye-catching hand built two-seater is based on the Alfa Romeo '8C Competizione Spider', and will only see seven examples built.   With a seamless aesthetic, a s...

Audi S4? BMW M3? Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG? These are questions buyers typically ask themselves when they're thinking about buying a European sports sedan. They're all very good, none will really disappoint, but they're all lacking something: soul.   There's a new competitor entering the market soon, offering capabilities and features very much...

Just in time for summer, Fiat Chrysler's Alfa Romeo is bringing out the wide-open-skies version of the 4C sports car. But this roadster is going to be a pricey little affair. The 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider will roll into showrooms at a base price of $65,495, including delivery costs.   That's a big premium on the base price of the coupe,...

For more nearly two decades, this Italian sports car has been absent from the United States. But now, car lovers can unite over the first Alfa Romeo that has just arrived at the new Billion Alfa Romeo Dealer in Clive. A turn of the key and you realize this little Alfa Romeo is no ordinary car. “This is Italian passion. It basically embodies everyth...

The luxury Italian sports car brand Alfa Romeo is coming to Huntsville. "It's an exciting time here at Fiat and Alfa Romeo of Huntsville," said Frank Williams, the President/Operating Partner at Dodge Chrysler Jeep Fiat Ram in Huntsville. "We have the all-new Alfa 4C coming in October of this year.   This vehicle is a true masterpiece w...

"Ciao, bello," yells a young, Italian man in my direction. "Hello, beautiful," he's saying, as his friends crane their necks and loosen their jaws in awe. They're not aiming their ardor at me but at the car I'm riding in — a vintage 1962 Alfa Romeo.   In gleaming, tomato red, it's a finely-curved marvel of style, history, technolog...

by William Fierman   "The next wave of Italians has come to America," a 2010 commercial for the Fiat 500 proclaimed. Brightly-colored examples of the itty-bitty city car slid around typical Italian alleyways paved with cobblestones and then ... dove suddenly into the sea, to then emerge from the depths on the beaches of Brooklyn.  ...

By 1945, things weren't looking good for Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.   He was deposed by the Grand Council of Fascism, arrested by the Italian king, and had just escaped imprisonment with the help of German special forces. Mussolini was headed north with his mistress, Clara Petacci, presumably to seek asylum in Switzerland.