Alfa Romeo

Nine of the coachbuilder’s most celebrated designs will be on display.
Many terms come to mind in considering the qualities that constitute elegance: tastefulness, beauty, style, refinement, grace, poise.
Each year in August, California’s Monterey Peninsula plays host to one of the most impressive gatherings of automobiles in the world.
The cars in Ralph Lauren’s collection are among the world’s most precious, but that does not prevent him from taking them out for a spin. In a two-story, 48,000-square-foot building in New York’s...
Held two weeks in advance of the famed Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco, RM Auctions’ May 10 sale in Monaco brings a diverse selection of classic automobiles to the block, along with several non-...
This year’s two-day Artcurial Motorcars’ auction on February 7 and 8 totaled almost $40 million in sales, making it the most successful sale of collector cars in France...
For over 40 years, the month of January has brought automotive enthusiasts to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the Scottsdale Collector Car Auction Week . At the 2014 auctions, Barrett-Jackson, Gooding &...
The much-anticipated mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C, which heralds the storied Italian marque’s return to the United States, will come in the second quarter of 2014 rather than late this year as originally...
The sexy mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C that debuted at this year’s Geneva Motor Show is paving the way...
The sexy mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C that debuted at this year’s Geneva Motor Show is paving the way back to the United States for the iconic Italian marque. Measuring 157 inches overall on a 94-inch...
It’s been almost two decades since a new model Alfa Romeo has rolled off a showroom floor here in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean that the Italian manufacturer does not want to offer its highly...
When Bill Lyon competes in vintage races, which he does on a fairly regular basis, he usually drives a Porsche—a 1957 356 Carrera, a 1960 RS 60, or a 1961 Carrera Abarth. But he plans to race in a...
While most Alfa Romeo fans in America will have to wait for the Giulietta and MiTo models to find their way into U.S. dealerships in 2011, a select few have already been lucky enough to take delivery...
Oh, to be among the fortunate 500, those quick-witted souls (fewer than one-fifth of whom are Americans) sharp enough to acquire one of Alfa Romeo’s 8C Competizione coupes. This is the first Alfa to...
The 8C 2900B has been described as the cultured son of a champion athlete. It descended directly from the 8C 2900A, with which Alfa Romeo claimed the first three spots in the 1936 Mille Miglia and...
"You can disable ESP," Alfa Romeo engineer Domenico Martino says of the 8C Competizione’s electronic stability system, "but we don’t recommend." Especially not in these conditions. It is a rainy,...
The Gift A rebuilt and fully restored Zagato-bodied supercharged racecar of the type that once dominated European open-road competitions. $1.2 million From the acronym of Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica...
The Gift One of the fewer than 99 coupes that are bound for the United States. — High-speed-driving lessons on the Balocco test track near Turin, Italy. $300,000 Alfa Romeo’s 8C Competizione has been...
For years after its introduction, the 1600 Spider represented the defining design of Alfa Romeo. Its boat-tail form was as alluring as that of any Ferrari or other exotic that cost four times as much...
Early in Jack Smith’s writing career, the Philadelphia Inquirer dubbed him “Our man on the macho beat” for his coverage of the French Foreign Legion, pro football, and lion taming, and for surviving...
The public had yet to catch a glimpse of Speed, Style, and Beauty, the exhibit that ran from March through early July at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, before the controversy began. The MFA’s...
In the opinion of Chief Class Judge Winston Goodfellow, the Best of Show winner at last year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance should have been an unrestored 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Spyder...