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Concorso Italiano Brings Out the Italian in Everyone

Since its inception 29 years ago, the Concorso Italiano has grown from a modest picnic for Maserati owners into a full-on celebration of everything Italian with four wheels. Despite an army of examples from Ferrari, Lamborghini and even FIAT, the Concorso Italiano hasn’t lost touch with its roots. As such, the 2014 Concorso Italiano included a celebration of the forthcoming 100th anniversary of Maserati with some stunning examples on display. With classics like the Ghibli, Quattroporte and Bora over the decades all accounted for, fans of the famous Italian brand enjoyed the overload of Maserati content from the past…

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Report: Alfa Romeo is officially back in the US, 4C gains weight, plus pricing details

Following a 20-year hiatus, Alfa Romeo is officially back in the North American market as a mass-market automaker. And the model kicking off the brand’s triumphant return is the lovely Alfa Romeo 4C sports coupe. That said, some new details are in as AutoBlog reports that Alfa Romeo’s highly-anticipated 4C will unfortunately gain some weight, approximately 342lbs, to be exact. As it comes state side, this increase in weight can be attributed the differentiation in federalization standards for the inclusion of more safety tech and engineering. The total result is a dry…

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Report: Future high-end Alfa Romeos to be powered by Ferrari engines

Europe’s AutomotiveNews branch apparently learned that Fiat-Chrysler will be further integrating Ferrari into its portfolio even more by serving up Ferrari-powered Alfa Romeos. Yup, according to the finding, high-end Alfa Romeos, both SUV crossovers and future sedans, will be powered by Ferrari engines. This is apart of Alfa Romeo’s new plan to introduce seven new models by 2018, not including this year’s 4C Spider. Next year, the brand is expected to introduce a Spider in tandem with the Mazda MX-5 Miata on which it shares its engineering and construction with. A…

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Report: Alfa Romeo will birth seven new models by 2018

2014 Alfa Romeo Giulia Rendering – Photo Source Word via AutomotiveNews reports that Alfa Romeo’s future plans through the year 2018 are fairly ambiguous when compared to the company’s current and slightly limited lineup. According to the report, Fiat has instructed Alfa to build seven new models by 2018. So far, one of those models is a convertible version of the recent Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe, which is due on our shores within the next year or so. The 4C is also Alfa’s first model to triumphantly kick off the brand’s…

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Report: Alfa Romeo spider to get Fiat-sourced 1.4L turbo four

CARandDRIVER reports that Alfa Romeo is preparing a new small roadster for the American market as the Italian auto maker begins to reintroduce itself as a commendable player in the masses of the automobile market. As a result, the spider will reportedly receive Fiat’s latest 1.4L turbocharged MultiAir four-banger. This same 1.4L engine can be found in the Dodge Dart and the Fiat 500 Abarth with 160hp. Torque varies as the Dart comes with 184 lb-ft of twist while the 500 Abarth only gets 152 lb-ft to play with. Both…

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