Alfa Romeo Giulia Was Inspired By The Alfa Romeo 156

Alfa Romeo Giulia Was Inspired By The Alfa Romeo 156

Alfa romeo design chief, Alessandro Maccolini, made a comment during a speech held to the car design community last month, at an event held in Mantova, Italy. The comment was about Giulia’s exterior design. According to Autonews, he stated, “We did not copy a BMW. We took inspiration from our past, specifically from the 156”. It is well-known that the Alfa Romeo’s Giulia QV model was always thought of as a direct competitor to the big German three luxury car makers and their high-performance sports models. It is also perfectly clear that the Giulia took several influences from the BMW 3 […]

New Model Year Alfa Mito Now On Sale In The UK

New Model Year Alfa Mito Now On Sale In The UK

The 2014 Alfa MiTo has gone on sale in UK offering customers higher specification, revised interiors, subtle styling enhancements and even more advanced technologies, including the Uconnect™ five-inch, colour touch-screen infotainment system as standard equipment and the addition of the new 105hp TwinAir engine to the range. Externally the 2014 MiTo benefits from a new, chromed front grille; titanium grey headlamp and tail lamps surrounds; tinted rear windows and a sports rear bumper, as well as a revised colour palette that now includes a new “Matte Magnesio Grey” finish. The interior is thoroughly revised with new dashboards, upgraded plastics and […]

Video: F1 Racing Driver Giancarlo Fisichella Is Very Impressed With The New 4C

Here at Italian Car Scene, we cannot get enough of the thrilling new Alfa Romeo 4C. The mid-engined baby supercar has won critical praise throughout the world, but what about real drivers? And since all Alfas carry that Formula 1 DNA in them, who can better testify how exciting the new car is than an F1 driver. That’s why Alfa has published an interesting video on their YouTube channel. Alfa has hired Giancarlo Fisichella to give the 4C a try around the legendary Balocco test track. Ferrari’s test driver could not hide a large smile on his face while he […]

Alfa Romeo 4C – Yes, It’s A Success

Alfa Romeo 4C – Yes, It’s A Success

Automotive journalists around the world have poured into Turin to finally try the new 4C sports car, and everyone wants to know one thing: Was it worth the wait? Knowing Alfa Romeo and the recent mismanagement of the brand, it is easy to be a little bit sceptical. Is this the car that can really save the fallen brand? Well, judging by the first impression, we can say without any hesitation, yes. Alfa Romeo is alive and well, we can turn off the life support machine. Any reader of Italian Car Scene should by now know the basics of the […]

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