Alfa Romeo sure took its time in getting back to us, but after driving the 4C sports car, we're in a pretty forgiving mood.   With a wildly curvaceous body that looks like a shrunken Ferrari, the mid-engine 4C is bristling with drama and bravado. At a glance, you'd think it cost two or three times its starting price of $55,195 (including des...

by Nichola Groom   The sporty Alfa Romeo brand's growth into one of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' main global brands, along with an imminent U.S. relaunch, is on target, its North American chief said at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday. Reid Bigland, who also heads U.S. sales for the Chrysler Group, said FCA's commitment of $6.5 bill...

By Giovanni Corbelletta If you love Italian cars, then the place to be was the Concorso Italiano, the annual all-Italian car show that has become one of the main events of the Monterey Car Week. This year saw a new location for the event at the Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside California.   With the Monterey Bay in the background, the new...

A fleet of vintage cars arrives in Rome on the night of Friday 15 May, as part of the Mille Miglia race between the northern Italian city of Brescia and the capital. One of the world's oldest car races, the Mille Miglia began in 1927, taking place 24 times until 1957 and bringing international fame to luxury sports cars such as Alfa Romeo, BMW...

There is an instinctive quality, an innate ability to grasp the soul of an object that some product designers have. It is the secret ingredient that separates design leaders from design followers, and Battista Farina, better known as Pinin Farina, car designer extraordinaire, had this talent.   He single handedly reinvented the concept of th...

What's that flash of red on the horizon? Forget about that famous visitor from the North Pole. Alfa Romeos are coming to town. After all, Santa Claus makes an appearance once a year and this is the first time in almost two decades that the Italian sports cars have been sold new in the U.S., let alone the Pittsburgh region. "They're arriving within...

Italian and American collectibles are dominating the sales at Gooding & Company and RM Sotheby's during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance's motoring week. Among the headliners at Gooding & Co. on August 20-21 are a 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV with coachwork by Bertone, that is being offered publicly for the first time (est: $2.2-...

di Fabio Izzo   Disegnata dal Centro Stile Alfa Romeo, la 4C richiama immediatamente alla mente alcuni modelli iconici della tradizione che hanno lasciato un segno importante nella storia del marchio, ma andiamo a vederne meglio tutti i principali dettagli.   Nulla di più semplice a dire il vero visto che l'Alfa Romeo 4C nasce da un f...

by Tommaso Ebhardt, Lorenzo Totaro, and Matthew Winkler   Italy Inc. is selling some of its distinctive brands to foreign investors with just one condition from Prime Minister Matteo Renzi: that jobs are kept at home.    While the downside for Renzi's strategy is the country losing the ownership of unique "Made in Italy" producer...

The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) will host more than 35 unique and historic Italian exotic cars as part of its Motor Press Guild (MPG) Motoring Invitational presented by Alfa Romeo on November 18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center's Gilbert Lindsay Plaza.   Alfa Romeo will be this year's featured marque, and to honor this special...