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Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV is a record-breaker

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Nurburgring lap record

The all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has lapped the epic 12.9 mile Nürburgring Nordschleife in a record 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. It’s the fastest time ever posted by a production SUV, beating the previous benchmark by a full eight seconds. Alfa Romeo now holds two Nürburgring lap time records with …

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Alfa Romeo celebrates iconic 33 Stradale

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Alfa Romeo is marking the 50th anniversary of the legendary 33 Stradale, a model renowned for its blend of cutting-edge technology, racing mechanics and beauty. A special exhibition has opened at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese, Milan, showcasing the 33 Stradale and the Italian marque’s illustrious racing heritage. …

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Alfa Romeo Giulia review

Alfa Romeo Giulia

Is Alfa Romeo’s gorgeous new Giulia just eye candy, or a serious rival to those all-conquering German executive expresses? It’s a while since Alfa had a rear-wheel drive sports saloon in the range – 1992 to be exact, when the Alfa 75 took a bow. So naturally there was plenty …

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Alfa Romeo MiTo’s art attack

Alfa Romeo MiTo's art attack

The new enhanced MiTo was given a unique challenge for its UK launch. A masked pro-driver used Alfa Romeo’s exclusive DNA driving mode selector to create a MiTo work of art in a special warehouse course spiced up with powder and paint. Starting in Dynamic mode, the MiTo blasted through …

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What Car? Car of the Year 2016 – winners

What Car Awards

The Volkswagen Group cleaned up at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016, despite being engulfed by the diesel emissions scandal. Top prize went to the Audi A4 3.0 TDI 218 Sport, while the Group (which consists of VW, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley and Bugatti) was victorious in nine of the …

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Top 20 cars: Frankfurt Motor Show

Frankfurt Motor Show 2015

It’s been tough, but we’ve finally drawn up our list of favourite cars and concepts from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. What do you think? Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Honda Project 2&4 concept Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept Citroen Cactus M Concept Bentley Bentayga Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport Concept …

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Geneva Motor Show highlights – Part 2

1969 Ford GT40

Plenty to see in the way of classics and retro at at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Check out our photos… Just like new: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Mille Miglia Hard to believe that this svelte Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider was made in 1954 The grandad of the current Ford …

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Mussolini’s Alfa Romeo goes for £1.4m

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta

An historic 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta bought by Mussolini for his lover Claretta Petacci has sold at a Paris action for £1.4m. The Alfa Romeo took centre stage at RM Auctions’ Paris Sale on February 4. It’s believed to be the very car that Petacci and other …

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Paris Motor Show highlights 2

Hyundai i20 Paris Motor Show

Here are some more of our favourite pictures from the Paris Motor Show… Jaguar F-Type Project looking awesome Mondial de l’Automobile 2014 isn’t just about new cars – there’s heritage on show too. Take this gorgeous 1954 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint What do you think of this “fabric” Fiat 500 paint-job? …

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The Big Alfa Push

Not real physical pushing of course; the days of the unreliable Alfa are almost gone – but that might just be recent personal experience. It is however undoubtedly the case that Alfa Romeo cannot quite shake off their dodgy reputation for unreliability and that’s got to affect their prospects for …

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