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Alfa Romeo Mito & The Curate’s Egg

I must apologise for the state of the test car in my images, which is why I have also used AR media snaps. In my defence, the weather that week was appalling. You simply cannot keep a car clean in winter. That’s my excuse. Now, call me peculiar but I have a soft spot for Alfa Romeo cars of all ages. When, in due time, Gabriel and his air-horns call me to that great parking garage in the sky I know I will be given free entry to the petrolhead’s bar and the executive ‘restroom’ because, you see, I have personally owned two brilliant but flawed cars from the Italian manufacturer. Continue reading

The New Alfa Romeo Giulia – Wow Is The Word

Alfa Romeo GuiliaFinally, here it is – the long awaited replacement for the gorgeous but flawed 159 (I know about these things, I used to own one). The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia has been unveiled to the world and the word that springs to mind is ‘Wow!’ It is, say Alfa, of distinctive Italian design with innovative powertrains, perfect weight distribution, unique technical solutions and the best weight-to-power ratio. Continue reading

Me And My Alfasud

Do you know – and I’m sure you will find this hard to believe – there was a time when cars built in Italy were considered unreliable and poorly made. Supercars were as fragile and fickle as your ex; regular motors were assembled by chaps with their minds cluttered by feverish thoughts of Vespas, beautiful girls and leather jackets from Schiatti & Co to worry about trivia like quality control. Continue reading