7 Mar
Turbocharged 4-cylinder RWD sports car with 240 hps

While wandering the cavernous halls of the Geneva Automotive Salon this week of course we were wowed by the obvious choices — like the over-the-top-but-gorgeous Ferrari LaFerrari, as well as the over-the-top-but-repulsive Lamborghini Veneno — but for personal reasons we were most excited about the Alfa Romeo stand. Long time Alfa aficionados, the reason we were […]


19 Sep
Italians debuts two new sporty models at the Paris Motor Show

Alfa Romero is planning to unveil two new models at the Paris Motor Show next week — the MiTo SBK Limited Edition 1 and MiTo Superbike Special Series — created to mark Alfa Romeo’s sponsorship of the Superbike championship. The MiTo SBK Limited Edition one has a 1.4-liter 170PS QV engine that’ll take you from […]


6 Mar
Celebrating 60 years of original iconic Italian "Flying Saucer"

One of the most headturning vehicles in a sea of headturning European unveilings at this week’s Geneva Motor Show is this latest concept from Alfa Romeo. In collaboration with Milano race specialists Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera, the Disco Volante 2012 is a modern interpretation of the brand’s iconic 1952 Disco Volante (aka “Flying Saucer”), which is […]


15 Jul
Endure Los Angeles' freeway closure this weekend in style

If you don’t live in Los Angeles, you probably don’t know that this weekend the Carmageddon occurs. Is a race of car-like alien robots enslaving the human race, you ask? Ummm, no — no Michael Bay visions are manifesting. Carmageddon is what overactive, hyperbolic civic leaders (and assorted media) are referring to the temporary shutting […]


11 Apr
Corvette Z06 with Italian-penned looks at its best

Illustrious Milano design firm Zagato has penned some beautiful cars in its long history (including the stunning Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa, now also allegedly heading into production), but the Spada Vetture Sport Codatronca Monza has to be among its finest — which is saying a lot. The latest low-slung beast from Spada will be unveiled […]


2 Mar
The latest in Alfa's long line of beautiful concepts

We’ve drooled over many an Alfa Romeo concept here over the years (eg TZ3 Corsa, Pandion and the breathtaking 2uettottanta), but with Alfa’s brand new 4C it’s the first time we’re witnessing a car who in some iteration could actually make the crossover to American shores. Now that Fiat (who owns Alfa) bought Chrysler, and […]


21 Jan
The FF takes Ferrari to uncharted territory

Ferrari today unveils a new model that takes the Prancing Stallion to territories previously uncharted. Its new FF — as in, Ferrari Four — is not only a 4-seater, but it’s also the first four-wheel car in Ferrari’s history. Usually channeling all of its power to the rear wheels, the AWD (all-wheel drive) system is […]


12 Oct
One of automobile design's finest customizes the Leica

One of the most acclaimed car designers in the world, Walter de’Silva was offered the opportunity to customize his own Leica M9 camera for limited edition production. De’Silva is credited with reviving the once fading but glorious Alfa Romeo badge in Europe in the 90s, then sexying up Seat before becoming head designer at Audi, […]