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Alfa Romeo 4C

The new Alfa Romeo 4C has lapped the legendary Nordschleife at the historic Nürburgring circuit in Germany in a record-breaking time of 8 minutes 04 seconds, the fastest time of cars with engines under 250 HP and in line with times set by sports cars with much higher prices and more powerful engines. Driver, journalist and Nordschleife expert Horst von Saurma was behind the wheel when the record lap-time was set on September 12, 2013.

Alfa Romeo 4C

Designed, engineered and built as a pure driving machine, the all-new Alfa Romeo 4C is an uncompromised thoroughbred that marks the return to the world of lightweight sports coupés for the Alfa Romeo brand.  Its "natural beauty" is defined by function; the need to wrap the engine and chassis in a compact, aerodynamically-efficient shape, making it a worthy descendent of one of the most beautiful coupés of all time: the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale.

Alfa Romeo at the Frankfurt Motorshow

Alfa Romeo has selected the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show for the international press debut of the Giulietta MY 2014, which will be marketed starting in October. Also parading down the prestigious German catwalk are the MiTo MY 2014, the new edition recently launched in Europe, and the fascinating 4C, the compact supercar that represents the true essence of a sport car and embodies the true values of the brand: Italian style, performance and engineering excellence for maximum driving satisfaction and total safety.

New Giulietta in top 10 cars

The Alfa Giulietta is one of the best cars in Britain, according to a new survey of UK drivers.

The elegant five-door hatchback has caught the imagination of Britain’s motorists with its blend of style, performance and handling, enabling it to achieve a fantastic seventh place in today’s (24 April) Auto ExpressDriver Power survey.

4C Launch News from Geneva

A stunning presentation at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday saw the world première of the eagerly-awaited production version of the Alfa Romeo 4C, the ‘compact supercar and Peter Edwards was there to capture these first photographs.

Designed by Alfa Romeo and produced at the Maserati plant in Modena, the mid-engined rear-wheel drive coupé with two bucket seats will be available later this year and it will be the first car to mark the return of the brand to the United States and thus inaugurate Alfa Romeo’s global growth plan.

World Premier Alfa 4C

The final version of the Alfa Romeo 4C makes its début at the 83rd International Motor Show in Geneva. This mid-engined rear-wheel drive coupé with two bucket seats represents the true essence of a sports car at the heart of Alfa Romeo’s DNA: performance, Italian style and technical excellence, offering maximum driving satisfaction in total safety.

New Mito and Superbike in driving dare


Alfa Romeo has just launched a Limited Edition of the Alfa MiTo, the Quadrifoglio Verde SBK, a product of a multi-year collaboration with the FIM World Superbike Championship. Currently only 28 examples are destined for UK shores.

Fiat and Mazda sign agreement for Spider


Further to the joint announcement of May 23, 2012, Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) and Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. (Fiat) announced today the signing of the Final Agreement which will see Mazda produce an open-top two-seater sports car for Fiat’s Alfa Romeo brand at its Hiroshima, Japan, plant starting from 2015.

4C Voted Most Exciting Car of 2013


Alfa Romeo is proud to announce that the eagerly awaited Alfa 4C has been voted the most exciting car for 2013 by What Car?’s readership. The beautiful mid-engined sportscar beat the competition to pick up the What Car? Reader Award last night at the publication’s prestigious Car of the Year Awards 2013.

Promising Sales Figures


Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo has increased its market share in the UK, recording – at the end of 2011 – a volume share increase of 30.8%, while also recording the highest yearly new registration figure for the marque (11,563 cars) since 2002.


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