It's been a while since we posted pics of an interesting concept from the past. But Alfa's Scighera is a fine example of a piece of imagineering from the 1990a that is up there with some of the most outragous "
Alfa's 155 V6 TI is a racing car that Alfa Corse raced in European touring car racing from from 1993 to 1996.
As you can see it's like the street-going 155 but just phatter, lower and generally more evil-looking.
The 155 has always been a "
"BATTISTA ‘PININ’ FARINA founded his company in May 1930. It was launched as a specialist coachbuilder for private customers and small production runs. Right from the start the company undertook commissions from major Italian manufacturers, and at the Paris motor show "
If you're even vaguely interested in car culture, you must have realised by now that Alfa Romeo has recently celebrated its Centenary. There's already been an acreage of coverage of stuff about the great marque, whose fortunes of late have "
"There’s a lot in a name. Especially for Alfisti. It was pronounced ‘duet-o-tanta’. The 2uettottanta was Pininfarina’s headline act of the Geneva Motor Show back in March 09.
The name, as well as being calculated to draw legions of "
"People just like 500s. We drove down to Italy for the 500's anniversary _ everyone was smiling and waving"
What is it that makes Italian cars so special? Liz Seabrook asked the question at the Italian Car Picnic at Honnington Gardens.
"Imagine the most graceful creature on earth. Watch it in your mind as it sways and dances through the summer’s sunshine and the winter’s rains. Every twist and turn is a piece of choreographed wonder. Every glimmer and "
"When we think of motorcycle helmets we generally name Arai, Shoei, AGV, Shark, Nolan et Al. Not many motorcyclists globally would name Davida helmets, a small family-run business in Birkenhead, Merseyside. But this will soon be changing as the company "
"In the mid-'90s Lotus launched a car that turned the company around.
A modestly-powered K-series sat behind the driver's seat in a sub-tonne sports car, with a manual ‘box and rear wheel drive, all supported by a sublime aluminium "
"'Come down the hill, around the mini roundabout, stop by the camera and tell us what you think ...'
A small smile played on John Humphrys' face as he said it, clearly happier beside his BBC camera than where I "