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The Alfa Romeo 916 Spider is Still a Drop Top Delight

Milan. Duetto. Dustin Hoffman. Mention these three and only one car will spring to mind, the Alfa Romeo Spider. For a long time, no other Italian sports car could catch Alfa Romeo’s 105-series Spider for elegantly simple drop-top driving fun. It was always going to be a hard act to follow, but not impossible. Enrico […]

Grande Giorno: Christchurch to Akaroa by Alfa Romeo

The call came in around mid-October. Christchurch Alfa Romeo, Renault, Fiat and Maserati dealer Euromarque extended an invitation my way to join them on a drive to Akaroa for lunch with a group of Alfa Romeo owners and fans. The entire new Alfa range would be available to drive and Kiwi TV icon Jason Gunn […]

2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Carbon review

2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Carbon review

At first glance (or even second for that matter) you’d say that the 2021 model of the handsome and very Italian Giulia Veloce has barely been altered, however my friends, the latest model’s tech has been brought up to speed and if you’ve got a few extra bucks it can come sprinkled with Carbon Fibre. […]

Little Black Dress: 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Carbon Review

The Alfa Giulia is still one of the sexiest saloons on the market today. It is quintessentially Italian and despite having been with us for five years now, its flowing lines and mouth-watering curves make for a modern-day design master piece. While everyone has been salivating over the 503hp Giulia Quadrofoglio, and rightly so, one […]


Alfa Romeo

Officially the story of Alfa Romeo begins on the 24th of June 1910, with the foundation of Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (ALFA). But it actually starts a few years earlier, with a colourful character: a Frenchman with a handlebar moustache and an outstanding instinct for business.  Pierre Alexandre Darracq began his career running a bicycle […]

Alfa Romeo 4C Review – A real workout

Although Armwrestling dates back to Egyptian times (apparently there are depictions on a tomb dated back 2,000 years), the modern ‘sport’ as we know it is based on a Native American game (Indian Wrestling) of the 19th Century. It’s a simple enough challenge, with their elbows on a flat surface, two people go arm to […]