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Not satisfied with Most Elegant Closed Car at Pebble Beech.............

Monday 29th May 2017

Best of Show at the 2017 Villa d'Este Elegance Competition has been awarded to a 1957 prototype Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale. Italian design triumphed on the shores of Lake...Read more

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Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B wins top award at Amelia Island

Tuesday 14th March 2017

One of the two top awards at the 2017 Amelia Island Concours has been presented to the 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider. From the collection of A. Dano Davis of Jacksonville,...Read more

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Beautiful 1950 Alfa Romeo 6C2500 SS Coupe by Touring

Saturday 11th March 2017

At RM Sotherby's Amelia Island auction of 10th and 11th March some good results were seen. This beautiful Alfa Romeo caught our eye, selling for $880,000USD it is a thing of beauty...Read more

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HAGI Index reports over 9% annual growth in rare and classic car index in 2016

Saturday 14th January 2017

The well respected Historic Automobile Group International, an independent investment research house and think-tank specialising in values within the rare classic motorcar sector,...Read more

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Retro Mobile Paris February 8th - 12th

Saturday 7th January 2017

Retro Mobile Show is coming up at Paris Expo Porte De Versailles from Wednesday 8th February through to Sunday 12th February. If you have not attended before, it's a great show and...Read more

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RM Sotheby's sells 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Cabriolet by Touring

Thursday 8th September 2016

RM Sotheby's sold this beautiful 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sports Cabriolet by carrozzia Touring for £952,000 GBP at their London sale at Battersea Evolution on 7th September 2016...Read more

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Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider sale record set

Sunday 21st August 2016

A record price was set at RM Sotheby's Monterey auction last night. The Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider from the Sam & Emily Mann collection sold for a pre war car record price of...Read more

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Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Touring Spider at RM Sotheby's Monterey

Sunday 24th July 2016

A rare 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Touring Spider—the pre-war equivalent to the Ferrari 250 GTO—is the latest star attraction to be announced for RM Sotheby's upco...Read more

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Impact of Brexit on Financial Markets vs Historic Car Investing

Thursday 7th July 2016

Well, we have survived the 23rd of June Brexit vote so far, but how stable are things in our financial markets, currency and investments? Today the British Pound will only buy y...Read more

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Alfa Romeo Owners Club Southern Alfa Day

Friday 10th June 2016

The Alfa Romeo Owners Cub have announced that the beautiful Hever Castle will be the location of this years Southern Alfa Day on 10th September from 10.00am onwards. Hever Castl...Read more

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Giulietta SZ Zagato of Corrado Lopresto stuns Villa d'Esta

Tuesday 31st May 2016

Visitors to this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este (20-22 May) were fascinated by an Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Zagato which went on take the second FIVA...Read more

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Mille Miglia 2016, Alfa Romeos win and take three of the top five spots

Monday 23rd May 2016

We have just returned from Italy where watched an Alfa Romeo win the 2016 Mille Miglia, in fact the heritage of Alfa Romeo shone through with three of the first five cars home bein...Read more

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Alfa Romeo AW30 F1 concept design, will we see a 2017 return to F1?

Thursday 28th April 2016

Alfa Romeo AW30 F1 concept, is the latest creation by designer Olcay Tuncay Karabulut, appearing recently on'Carscoops.com'. It is stylistic hypothesis of how the Alfa Romeo car co...Read more

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Nuvolari to be honoured at Donnington Historic Festival 2016

Sunday 17th April 2016

At this year’s Donington Historic Festival, which takes place from 30th April-2nd May, Tazio Nuvolari will be honoured. He will be celebrated in the HGPCA’s Nuvolari...Read more

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Touring unveil the Disco Volante Spyder at Geneva 2016

Thursday 3rd March 2016

Italian design masters Touring Superleggera set enthusiasts’ pulses racing at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show by revealing the beautiful Disco Volante. At this years Geneva Motor...Read more

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Techno Classica Essen - Worlds Largest Classic Car Show? - 6th to 10th April 2016

Saturday 20th February 2016

It is billed as the worlds largest classic car show, it is in it's 28th year and is not to be missed. With more than 190,000 visitors from 41 nations, 120,000 sq/m of exhibitio...Read more