The Modenese Connection
Apr19

The Modenese Connection

With its unique concentration of manufacturers, racetracks, museums, clubs and private collections, the Italian region of Emilia Romagna has rightly gained the appellation “Motor Valley”. If this part of Italy famous worldwide for its supercars and its gastronomy ever needed a capital, I think that honour would go to Modena and not to the official administrative centre of the region that is Bologna. The rivalry born in...

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio RWD and updates
Apr06

Alfa Romeo Stelvio RWD and updates

As of this week the 2.2 diesel 180 hp RWD Stelvio debuts on the market. This new version is designed to satisfy the requirements of the purist drivers looking for the sportive feeling offered by a RWD transmission, without having to give up the fuel efficiency. This variant of the Stelvio is credited to burn just 4.7 litres of diesel for every 100 kilometres travelled, thanks in part to its low weight: 1604 kilograms. Another new...

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Car Of The Year? Joke Of The Year!
Mar26

Car Of The Year? Joke Of The Year!

Petrol heads in Europe and not only are well to familiar with the “Car of the Year” award. It was established in 1964 and ever since some of the best representants of the European automotive press have reunited to nominate the most important car of the current year for the European market. The conditions for a car to be eligible to win this award are simple: it has to be introduced to the European public in the year...

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Alfa Romeo returns to China
Mar23

Alfa Romeo returns to China

Almost 800 years after Marco Polo made his maiden voyage on the Silk Road, Italy is ready to send another of its great representants to explore the vast territories beyond the Great Wall. The much anticipated debut of Alfa Romeo on the Chinese market (part of the new course the brand has embarked on after launching the Giulia) is off with a bang! The first 350 examples of a special edition Giulia exclusively tailored for the Chinese...

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