Alfa Romeo CEO says SUVs are key to U.S. return

The Fiat Group has set a goal of achieving profitability for Alfa Romeo, and to do that, says Alfa CEO Luca de Meo, the marque will need to increase its sales volume. With a goal of 300,000 vehicles per year by 2010, there are several steps being taken to help ensure it is met.… Continue reading

2009 Alfa Romeo MiTo – Mini Test Road Test

Another Alfa tease? Italian automaker keeps promising a return to the U.S., but don’t count on this Mini fighter to lead the way.

It was thought that the car you see here—Alfa Romeo’s MiTo, named for the location of its design, Milan, and its place of build, Turin, and pronounced ME-toe—would lead the dandy Italian automaker’s return to the United States market, possibly in 2010.… Continue reading

Alfa Romeo 149: C-Evo platform

Alfa Romeo 149: for her the floor C-Ages

The highly anticipated Alfa Romeo 149 could bring to its debut the C-Evo platfrom, a modified version of that currently used on the Fiat Bravo and Lancia Delta. In fact, only the pedal area would be in line with the current base, while 90 percent would be completely new and planned with an eye on driving pleasure.… Continue reading

2009 Volkswagen Golf – The Best Golf of all Times

- Golf’s high customer value and comfort defy class distinctions
- New Golf design points the way to Volkswagen’s future
- TDI, TSI and DSG systems reduce fuel consumption by up to 28 percent
- First Golf with Adaptive Chassis and Automatic Distance Control

Volkswagen is sending a new Golf out into the world, the best of all times.… Continue reading

2009 Volkswagen Golf Collectors Edition – One of a Kind

Golf concept car is equipped with highly exclusive natural leather

Collectors Edition underscores Golf’s class-independent image

Wolfsburg, 08 September 2008 – “Trendline”, “Comfortline” and “Highline” are the names of the three official equipment lines on the new Golf. Yet there is a fourth version. An unofficial version, since it is not mentioned in any brochure or price list: the “Collectors Edition”.… Continue reading

VW Golf VI BlueMotion Concept Revealed

Following the all-new Golf VI full details posted earlier today, VW has revealed its corresponding Golf BlueMotion Concept. Equipped with a 1.6-litre TDI common rail diesel engine developing 105 PS and 184 lbs-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm, the Golf BlueMotion achieves an impressive 74.3 mpg (combined) while emitting just 99 g/km of CO2.… Continue reading