The front 3/4 view of the red 2019 Alfa Romeo Tonale Concept
Crossover & Midsize

Can the Hybrid Tonale SUV Turn Alfa Romeo Around?

Despite its extensive history and heritage, Alfa Romeo still struggles in the US. Which, given FCA and PSA’s merger into Stellantis, leaves Alfa’s future somewhat uncertain. But, while the Italian brand’s lineup is shrinking, there’s one model on the horizon that might change things. It’s the Alfa Romeo Tonale hybrid SUV. However, will it be …

2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Sedans & Coupes

You Can’t Get All-Wheel Drive for the Best 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia

After the 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia received terrible reviews from Consumer Reports (although consumers at Kelly Blue Book loved the 2020 Giulia), the Italian carmaker looked to restructure the Alfa Romeo Giulia line in 2021. According to MotorTrend, one of these changes included cutting down the number of trims offered for the 2021 Giulia from seven to four. These four …

Silver Nissan logo on a red vehicle
Sedans & Coupes

Nissan’s $160,000, Totally ’80s Italian Coupe Shares a Name With Alfa Romeo’s SUV

The next time you hear someone mention a Stelvio, don’t assume they mean the Alfa Romeo SUV. The Stelvio, which the Italian automaker released for the 2018 model year, is a luxurious crossover with potent powertrains. But there’s another, obscure Stelvio, a joint effort between the Italian coachbuilding company Zagato and the Japanese carmaker Nissan. …

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Are Just 8 Alfa Romeo Giulia Models Getting Recalled?

The 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia is a sporty sedan built on the heritage of more than 100 years of Italian racing. With a reputation for quality craftsmanship and high-performance capabilities, the Alfa Romeo Giulia is a noble contender in the compact luxury sport sedan segment. The Italian automobile is not without problems. The National Highway …

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA | AR
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Fracturing Brake Discs Are Latest Alfa Giulia Disaster

Oh, the misery Alfa Romeo owners face. Looking at forums and then hearing about this latest brake issue makes buying into the Alfa mystique a huge mistake. And that’s too bad because every enthusiast can easily buy into it. It had an illustrious racing history, beautiful design, and the exotic pull of Italian craftsmanship. But …

attends the Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood Alfa Romeo Ride and Drive luncheon
Sedans & Coupes

One of the Coolest Sports Cars Just Died

Leave it to Italy to make a truly beautiful and (sort of) affordable sports car and then kill it. I guess beauty is temporary, or something like that. The Alfa Romeo 4C was a brilliant and beautiful little car that I am quite sad to see go. That’s right; the Alfa 4C is gone from …

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is a super SUV with a Ferrari engine.
Trucks & SUVs

These Are 3 of the Best Looking SUVs Currently on Sale

While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, some shapes just stand out universally. Today we’ll be covering what I believe to be three of the best looking SUVs currently on sale. Spoiler alert, they are all expensive performance SUVs that make absolutely no sense in the real world. As strict safety regulations …

The Alfa Romeo Giulia is the only sedan for sale by the brand and despite an attractive design, it does not sell well.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Are Alfa Romeos Reliable Enough for Daily Driving?

A longstanding assumption of Italian cars, especially Alfa Romeos, is that they are unreliable. Currently, Alfa Romeo has two models for sale in the United States, the Giulia and the Stelvio. The 4C, its mid-engined sports car, is no longer in production. Despite offering sedans, SUVs, and sports cars, overall sales for the brand are …

Red 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ in front of some green trees
Sedans & Coupes

The Alfa Romeo SZ Is a Brutalist Classic Car Icon

Styling is one of the biggest reasons why people buy classic cars. And some of the most stylish come from Italy, from brands like Ferrari and Alfa Romeo. It’s still a key part of Alfa’s business strategy. However, not all of the Italian automaker’s cars have been so well-received. Especially the one some nicknamed ‘Il …

A red Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan sits in a parking lot with a city in the background.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Alfa Romeo Celebrates 110 Years While Struggling in the USA.

Alfa Romeo announced celebrations planned to mark the manufacturer’s 110th birthday. The celebrations will continue through the end of Sunday in Italy. But, here in the USA, the Alfa Romeo brand is hardly noticed, and certainly not celebrated in any major way. In fact, Alfa Romeo has been struggling to get its feet under the brand since it came back …

2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti

Consumer Reports Says to Avoid the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Buying a used luxury model is the savvy way to get a fabulous car. However, buying the wrong used car  can lead to a series of unfortunate events. Take the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia for example. This sedan is an enticing option that offers incredible performance, but it struggles when it comes to reliability.  Fortunately, …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

4 Reasons You Should Buy An Alfa Romeo

We are all familiar with the popular car brands like Mazda, Honda, and Nissan, but there is one car brand people seem to keep forgetting, and we aren’t quite sure why. The Alfa Romeo brand has unique and iconic styling, all of the features you want from a brand new car, and they are surprisingly …

2019 Maserati Ghibli
Sedans & Coupes

These Are the Least Reliable Luxury Cars of 2020

If you’re going to spend a large sum on a luxury car, you don’t want to get stuck with an unreliable model. Of all the cars on the Consumer Reports luxury car ratings list, these are the least reliable luxury cars of 2020. Let’s take a closer look at each of the unreliable 2020 luxury …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Buying a Used Alfa Romeo Giulia a Good Idea?

The Alfa Romeo Giulia hit the U.S. market back in 2017 and garnered some great reviews at the time. It was praised for its sporty yet compliant driving dynamics, its unique aesthetics, and mainly the twin-turbo V6 that powers the top-trim Quadrifoglio. And while car reviewers and consumers that purchased the car at the time …

2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited High Altitude | FCA
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Stay Off the Road Campaign Launched by FCA

Stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders from various municipalities across the country have taken hold with varying degrees of success in recent weeks. Still, some people that are not servicing essential functions choose to venture out. In an effort to encourage Americans to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak, FCA has announced a new campaign across its Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, …