At long last, Alfa Romeo has confirmed the European pricing for its halo supercar, the achingly gorgeous 8C Competizione, with an MSRP of €159,300.
As Alfa Romeo previously announced, 99 examples of the total production run of 500 will be reserved for customers in the United States, where the 8C will be leading the company’s return to the American market.… Continue reading
Following last week’s first official shots of the new 149, we can now reveal the latest picture of the firm’s funky new hatchback, due out in 2008.
An outline image of the trend-setting three-door has been shown before, but this is the first time we’ve seen the rear, complete with distinctive inset round lamps.… Continue reading
Fiat’s new 500 minicar was officially unveiled at a ceremony in Turin last night, marking the 50th anniversary of the launch of the original model and the beginning of a new era of fun motoring in an attractive but affordable package. This latest video shows us what we’ve already known for months now, that the new 500 is easily one of the hottest models in the minicar segment.… Continue reading
Last night in Turin, Fiat unveiled its all new 500 minicar with more than 7,000 guests tuning up including thousands of dealers and international motoring journalists. The original 500 minicar was launched exactly fifty years ago, and the latest model is expected to live up to the original’s reputation of fun motoring in an attractive but affordable package.… Continue reading
As many know the original framework for the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione was to have 250 coupes and 250 spiders (convertibles). But once Marchionne did the math and realized that would cost Fiat 13 million dollars, he killed the spider plans and buried them under the rug.
Last we heard, the Alfa 8C Spider was being discussed on a jet while Alfa Romeo’s CEO, Antonio Baravalle, talked to his boss, Sergio Marchionne, of Fiat.… Continue reading
The new Audi R8 has made a flying start, with Audi customers being able to take possession of the company’s sporty top model since the start of June. 1.500 units of the 420 bhp mid-engined two-seater have already found their way to dealers and buyers. Craft-scale production of the R8 is now running at top speed in Neckarsulm: the maximum possible number of 20 vehicles is being produced per day.… Continue reading
It’s the Italian manufacturer’s new 159 GTA – and with a potent 400bhp engine coupled to a four-wheel-drive transmission, it’s gunning for the Audi RS4. Spied here testing at the Nürburgring circuit in Germany, the GTA is being put through its paces ahead of a world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.… Continue reading
The new 5-door Fiat Bravo goes on sale in the UK on 30 June. It marks Fiat’s return to the second largest segment of the UK market, which equates to almost 600,000 cars per annum or some 25% of the total. Within this sector, 5-door hatchbacks – such as the new Fiat Bravo – account for 75% of total sales.… Continue reading