The History of Alfa Romeo Design

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How Are Alfa Romeo Cars Made?

At our Alfa Romeo dealership in Evanston, IL, we always have customers coming to us who are curious about the history of this prestigious brand. They ask us questions like "Where is Alfa Romeo from?" and "Who makes Alfa Romeo cars?" We love to inform them about the rich past, present and future of Alfa Romeo design, features and more. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions:

The Birth of a Legend Alfa's First Merosi-Designed Vehicle, the 24HP Sivocci and his Four-leaf Clover Alfa Romeo Began Building a New Engine Factory The Freccia d’Oro Alfa Romeo 1900, the Family Car that Won Races The Giulia, Designed by the Wind The Alfa Romeo Duetto The Alfa Romeo Montreal – From Concept to Production The Alfa Romeo 164 made Waves in America The 156 GTA and Sportwagon GTA The 8C Competizione 4C Coupe and 4C Spider • The All-New Giulia Quadrifoglio • Giulia and Giulia Ti • Stelvio, an SUV Only Italy Could Create

Where is Alfa Romeo From?

Alfa Romeo cars originated in 1910, when Cavalier Ugo Stella attained the shares of Società Italiana Automobili Darraq, which was the Italian plant of a French car maker. The first plant, located at 95 Strada del Portello in the northwest outskirts of Milan, was called "Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili," hence the acronym A.L.F.A.

What Was the First Alfa Romeo Car?

The first Alfa Romeo car was the 24HP., which featured a single block 4.1-liter engine, single drive shaft and reached a top speed of 62 mph.

How Are Alfa Romeo Cars Made?

Since its beginnings in 1910, the Alfa Romeo brand has always shined with Italian craftsmanship and elegance. Alfa Romeo vehicles are defined by perfect proportions, essential lines and a visual spirit that simply can't be matched! Each vehicle can be recognized at first glance thanks to iconic traits, such as the "trilobe" -- a distinctive front end that commands attention. Every element of design also contributes to performance, thanks to an even weight distribution and impressive contours. In the Alfa Romeo interior, you're always bound to find an array of luxurious amenities, too.

Want to learn more about the history of Alfa Romeo and other Alfa Romeo design elements? Curious to browse our inventory of new Alfa Romeo models, such as the Giulia or Stelvio? Visit The Autobarn Alfa Romeo and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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