All photos by Roberto Motta
Roberto Motta has been to the Alfa Museum hundreds of times; here he discusses the impressive new museum and the differences between the old and the new. Alfa Road cars are featured, click here to see the Alfa Race Cars. Text in Italian below the photos. Ed.
On June 24, with the launch of the new Alfa Romeo Giulia and to celebrate its 105 years, Alfa Romeo inaugurated its new Museum.
Renamed “The Time Machine – Alfa Romeo Historical Museum”, it is the heart of the Alfa Romeo brand and opened its doors to the public June 30, 2015. [Read more…] about A Guide to the New Alfa Museum
All photos by Roberto Motta
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Roberto Motta shows us a few of the road cars displayed at “The Time Machine – Alfa Romeo Historical Museum”. For Museum details, click on “A Guide to the New Alfa Museum”; to see the race cars, click “New Alfa Museum: Race Cars”.
All photos below © Alfa Romeo Automobilismo Storico, Centro Documentazione (Arese, Milano)
The Alfa Giulietta Berlina was one of the most advanced sedans of the mid 1950s. Below are the factory photos which provide a detailed look at the evolution of this landmark Alfa.
[Read more…] about Alfa Giulietta Berlina Portfolio
All Black and White images © Alfa Romeo Automobilismo Storico, Centro Documentazione (Arese, Milano)
This is the third in our series of articles about the 1955-1961 Alfa Giulietta Berlina.
For Italy, the post war era was full of significant changes that would last more than a decade; these were the years of the Cold War as opposed to the dream of a united Europe; the launching of the first atomic-powered submarine; the Warsaw Pact; the birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll; Sputnik from the east and Barbie dolls from the west; the success of the Beatles and the death of Kennedy that signaled the end of an era.
[Read more…] about Alfa Berlina 1300, Italian Style
Book Review by Pete Vack
Price: $34.95 from LuluOne day circa 1974, a young man having emerged from a taxicab knocked at our door, suitcase in hand. He seemed in a hurry and rather preoccupied. He was rather tall and lean. “Hi, I’m Evan Wilson and I’m here to pick up the Alfasud.”
He opened the suitcase, plied $900 into our hands, went straight for the Sud in the driveway and after spending the night, was gone the next day. He said he was driving the Sud back to Baltimore where he had flown in from after spotting our ad in the brown covered Hemmings, (the only way to ad in those pre-Internet days). I told him good luck, I have no idea if you’ll make it back without any problems. He drove the entire distance without a hitch, literally.
[Read more…] about Book Review: Evan Wilson’s Giulietta Book
This is the second in our series of articles about the 1955-1961 Alfa Giulietta Berlina, the first was the Alfa Berlina Brochure. In the following weeks, VeloceToday will present four more articles on this particular car, including:
Alfa Berlina, an Italian Perspective by Roberto Motta
Alfa Berlina Portfolio
Book Review: Evan Wilson’s Alfa Giulietta Book
Why the Alfa Berlina Failed
Below are fifteen images from the Berlina/Spider owner’s manual.
All images below © Alfa Romeo Automobilismo Storico, Centro Documentazione (Arese, Milano)