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.

by Rob Bailey   Want to help jumpstart Staten Island's Italian Cultural Foundation? The weekend of Sept. 26-27, atop picturesque Grymes Hill, the landmark mansion known as Casa Belvedere presents Motori D'Italia — an Italian car show — a major highlight of its annual Festa D'Italia benefit.   Proceeds from "all facets of this sig...

"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. Jump forward a few years, and we now...

The Niello Co.'s Italian plan for Sacramento is now in place. The Sacramento-based auto dealership chain recently opened its Niello Alfa Romeo dealership at 2535 Arden Way. It's the only Alfa Romeo store in the area, and it's the first time in about 40 years that the 106-year-old Italian automaker's brand is being offered at a certified Alfa s...

Alfa Romeo is back. That's what U.S. car enthusiasts have been waiting to hear since the storied Italian brand left our shores in 1995. It's been plotting a return for roughly a decade, and it will finally make its comeback here at the 2014 New York Auto Show next month.   Alfa will show off the 4C sports car which, aside from a limited run...