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Alfa Romeo Giulia elected ‘Best Car 2022’

CAPE TOWN – Alfa Romeo’s Giulia has for the fifth time won Auto Motor und Sport magazine readers’ ‘Best Car’ award in the middle-class/import category. It’s the car’s fifth win in six years and for 2022 there were about 100 000 reader participants – of which 18.8% was pro-Alfa. ”The Giulia’s trophy collection,” Alfa says, ”continues… Continue reading Alfa Romeo Giulia elected ‘Best Car 2022’

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What’s in a label? The historic story of the Alfa Romeo clover leaf

MIDRAND, Gauteng – The flanks of Alfa Romeo’s flagship Giulia QV and Stelvio Q are adorned by a label almost as legendary as the badge itself. The so-called Quadrifoglio – literally, four-leaf clover in Italian – has become the performance stamp for the 110-year-old brand since it first appeared on an Alfa Romeo in 1923.… Continue reading What’s in a label? The historic story of the Alfa Romeo clover leaf

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Giulia GTA: Alfa says ‘We’re going back to our roots’

ROME, Italy – Alfa Romeo says it has ”returned to its roots” by waking history to return to existence one of its legends of its history – the Giulia GTA. The previous Giulia GTA of 1965, the Gran Turismo Alleggerita, was developed by Autodelta based on then Giulia Sprint GT that racked up sporting successes… Continue reading Giulia GTA: Alfa says ‘We’re going back to our roots’

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Kubica, 35, joins Alfa Romeo as reserve for 2020 F1 series

LONDON, England – Robert Kubica has joined Alfa Romeo as the F1 team’s 2020 reserve driver… a role he first  filled 14 years earlier when he made his F1 debut with the team then known as BMW Sauber. The deal will also see Polish oil company PKN Orlen, which backed the now 35-year-old’s comeback in… Continue reading Kubica, 35, joins Alfa Romeo as reserve for 2020 F1 series

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Cost-saving accolade for sporting Alfa Stelvio 2.0T Super Q4

MIDRAND, Gauteng – Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio (above), since launching in November 2017, claims to have set the bar among the executive SUV class, ”It’s delivered a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance, and eye-catching styling,” the automaker says. ”Now this 2019 SA Car of the Year finalist has added the title ”most cost-effective vehicle to service”… Continue reading Cost-saving accolade for sporting Alfa Stelvio 2.0T Super Q4

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Look out for Alfa Romeo Racing clover leaf on 2019 F1 grids

LONDON, England – The Sauber name will be absent from the 2019 Formula 1 grid. Instead, the cars will be emblazoned with the words Alfa Romeo Racing. It’s all part of a new and extended sponsorship deal for the team that was eighth of the 10 teams in the 2018 Constructors’ championship but it will… Continue reading Look out for Alfa Romeo Racing clover leaf on 2019 F1 grids

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Want an Alfa? Hang on, Giulia and Stelvio updated

Euro 6D engines across Giuila and Stelvio ranges Veloce Ti joins Giulia models with Quadrifoglio style Five-year warranty, three years servicing  MILAN, Italy – The Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio ranges have been refreshed to include the latest range of Euro 6D engines, higher standard specification and the introduction of the Giulia Veloce Ti. The… Continue reading Want an Alfa? Hang on, Giulia and Stelvio updated

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RGM conversion magic: Little Alfa 4C tuned into supercar

Radically changed from the showroom version Seriously mean engine output increases in deal ‘No bolt-on – we scoured the planet for parts’ JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – A car buyer doesn’t usually take delivery twice but one South African Alfa Romeo loyalist who switched flags just did: the first time he collected his Alfa 4C sport coupe… Continue reading RGM conversion magic: Little Alfa 4C tuned into supercar

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Leclerc joins Ericsson at Alfa Romeo F1 team

By AGNIESZKA FLAK ARESE, Italy – Formula E champion Charles Leclerc will move up to Formula 1 with Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber for the 2018 season. Marcus Ericcson will remain on the drivers’ list  despite scoring zero points through 2017. The announcement, according to Reuters, was made by Fiat Chrysler’s chief executive Sergio Marchionne on Saturday… Continue reading Leclerc joins Ericsson at Alfa Romeo F1 team

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Alfa Stelvio claims ‘fastest SUV’ status on Nürburgring (V)

Alfa Stelvio SUV scheduled for SA in 2018 Named for the famous mountain pass in northern Italy 2.9-litre V6 engine rated for 375kW and 600Nm MIDRAND, Gauteng – Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio Quadrifoglio has claimed the title “world’s fastest production SUV” by setting a benchmark lap time on Germany’s Nürburgring. Alfa SA describes it as “just the… Continue reading Alfa Stelvio claims ‘fastest SUV’ status on Nürburgring (V)