THE BRANCH

THE BRANCH

Once upon a time, two huge “Alfa Romeo – Milano” signs close to the Eur district identified the building which, from 1936 to the early 1990s, was the Biscione's one and only office in Rome: the Branch.

ALFA ROMEO GAZELLES

ALFA ROMEO GAZELLES

The Milan car maker and the Italian Carabinieri, a collaboration which has lasted since the end of World War II, when all the “Gazelles” bore the Alfa Romeo badge. Starting with the Giulietta and its direct successor, the Giulia.

A12: EVERY ROMEO HAS HIS JULIET

A12: EVERY ROMEO HAS HIS JULIET

This is an excerpt from the book “Alfazioso” by Gippo Salvetti, president of the Alfa Romeo Blue Team and owner of one of the largest and most important collections of post-war Alfa Romeos.

THE ALFA "GIULIATI SUPER" AS SEEN BY A GRUMBLER.

THE ALFA "GIULIATI SUPER" AS SEEN BY A GRUMBLER.

On 24th of May 1963 the sports version of the Giulia TI, the Giulia TI Super, was presented at the Monza racetrack. Reading through old magazines, a friend found this amusing article by Aldo Farinelli published in "Motor Italia" in the summer of 1963 and showed it to me.I couldn't help but share it with authentic Alfa enthusiasts.

GRANDFATHER ROMEO

GRANDFATHER ROMEO

Dear Grandfather Nicola, I have been offered the opportunity to publish this short letter that I have wanted to write for a long time. Actually, retracing your personal life and your numerous entrepreneurial activities in a few lines

A GIULIETTA BY THE AUTUMN LAKE,  OR ABOUT HARMONY

A GIULIETTA BY THE AUTUMN LAKE,  OR ABOUT HARMONY

A short story this will be, an imaginary and veritable trip portraying a synthesis binding the geometric perfection and the lightness that trigger the melding of a car, an architectonic concept of Nature and one place into a single entity.

ALFA ROMEO AND HENRY FORD'S HAT.

ALFA ROMEO AND HENRY FORD'S HAT.

Many people say that this phrase is a legend or a lie that becomes the truth when you continue to repeat it. Griffith Borgeson, famous and competent historian of the motor-car, in his book " The Alfa Romeo tradition", in the chapter regarding Mr.Ugo Gobbato, Alfa Romeo's president from 1933 to 1945, writes as follows:

2600 SZ: ...A ZAGATO AT PORTOFINO

2600 SZ: ...A ZAGATO AT PORTOFINO

This is an excerpt from the book “Alfazioso” by Gippo Salvetti, president of the Alfa Romeo Blue Team and owner of one of the largest and most important collections of post-war Alfa Romeos. The photos are by Sandro Bacchi. Our grateful thanks go to the author and to the publishers, Fucina Editore, for authorising publication of this excerpt. This book and others are available at the website: www.alfazioso.it

MILLE MIGLIA 1930 TAZIO NUVOLARI AND GIOVAN BATTISTA GUIDOTTI

MILLE MIGLIA 1930 TAZIO NUVOLARI AND GIOVAN BATTISTA GUIDOTTI

1930: that time at the Mille Miglia Guidotti was together with the great Nuvolari, on the 1750 with compressor; and they arrived first after an exciting sprint which followed a legendary struggle with Varzi, at the average speed, never seen before, of over 100 kilometres per hour.

TARGA FLORIO : ALFA TEN TIMES WINNERS

TARGA FLORIO : ALFA TEN TIMES WINNERS

Alfa Romeo achieved ten victories in the Targa Florio between 1923 and 1975, with racetracks and regulations which changed very much through the years. Even just a brief reference to these victories means thinking back to the history of the Targa Florio and of the automobile at the same time. Sono dieci le vittorie registrate dall’Alfa Romeo alla Targa Florio . Un ciclo di successi che spazia per oltre mezzo secolo, dal lontano 1923 al 1975, ottenuto sui tracciati diversi , con regolamenti...

THE LEGENDARY 8C 2300

THE LEGENDARY 8C 2300

" The Legendary 2.3" Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 with " The Immortal 2.9" are two books written by Simon Moore, edited and designed by Malcolm S. Harris (www.parksidepublications.com) that every Alfanatics could have in his library.

THE CAPITAL OF GTAS

THE CAPITAL OF GTAS

Not far from the Gianicolo, one of Rome's most suggestive areas, for over 35 years there has been a very special Alfa Romeo garage: the one of Franco Angelini, a legendary name for Roman "alfisti".

AN EXTRAORDINARY WORLD CHAMPION

AN EXTRAORDINARY WORLD CHAMPION

Thanks to his experience at Ferrari, in 1973 he was hired by Autodelta. He was to race in the World Makers Championship against the awesome Porsches and Ferraris.

ANDERE MARKEN ERSATZTEILE

Die Erfahrung unserer Gruppe betrifft nicht nur Alfa Romeo, sondern auch die Websites anderer Marken.