Only Bernina Gran Turismo
Nov12

Only Bernina Gran Turismo

Gran Turismo. It’s that joy of a drive that engulfs an entire day, or more, behind the wheel of an effortlessly cool mechanical marvel. With enough power to spare, with views to kill for. A special blend of power and luxury, of sports and pleasure. One of the greatest motoring joys there can ever be. And one that Bernina Gran Turismo just took it to another level. Take the Gran Turismo experience. Condense it. Add a massive mountain....

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How to enjoy the Alps the Italian way
Nov02

How to enjoy the Alps the Italian way

Or how to really enjoy the Alps with more than 3,000 Italian horsepower. A travel report of a different kind. A holiday in the Alps is something relaxing, decelerating and wonderful! One thinks of boundless idyllic nature… Somehow one has the feeling, one travels to another planet, if one is used to the Central German landscape. Sometimes it only takes a few days to recharge the batteries in this unique piece of earth....

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An even more extraordinary Giulia
Aug20

An even more extraordinary Giulia

How can you make a perfectly composed car as the Giulia even more extraordinary than she already is? We know for a fact, Alfa Romeo simply mastered the creation of perfectly matching coluors for their vehicles. This can be seen in all the great cars that are gracing the roads of our world. Whether it’s the Azzurro Celeste of the 1950s, my breathtaking Rosso Competizione Giulia Veloce or even a majestic Giulia Quadrifoglio in...

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Winning the Mille Miglia.
May13

Winning the Mille Miglia.

How is it like to win the Mille Miglia? I asked Maurizio De Marco, winner (together with the late Luciano Viaro) of the 2005 edition of Mille Miglia, how does it feel… I met Maurizio about 2 years ago when I visited his dealership in Trieste, drooling over the classsic cars he had for sale. One day, while flickering through his website, I found a section named “Competizioni” in which there were only two photos and a...

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Trieste – Opicina Historic 2019 in a Giulia Super
May05

Trieste – Opicina Historic 2019 in a Giulia Super

With the arrival of spring the days get longer, nature awakens and many animals come out of hibernation, just like all that cars that spent the winter locked in a box or under a tarp. What better way to start driving them again after this long time than partecipating at the Trieste-Opicina Historic? For those who didn’t know it, the Trieste-Opicina has been one of the most long-lived and important races in Europe. It’s so...

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Remembering Patrick Depailler
Jul18

Remembering Patrick Depailler

Remembering Patrick Depailler, the French F1 pilot who paid the ultimate sacrifice driving an Alfa Romeo on the old Hockeinheim race track in testing prior to the German Grand Prix of 1980. Patrick Depailler was born on August 1st of 1944 in Clermond-Ferrand, Central France in a relatively well-off family. His father, an architect, wanted to see young Patrick follow in his footsteps. But as it often happens, he had other plans for his...

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