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Leave it to the Italians to do everything with an added pinch of spice and style. While Americans are used to seeing boring Dodge Chargers, Ford Crown Victorias and Ford Explorers roaming the streets and highways in and around our cities, the Carabinieri — the national military police of Italy — is taking delivery of at least one sexy Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde (QV) for its automotive fleet. If you recall from our original piece on the Giulia QV last June, the vehicle in standard trim is billed as a BMW M3 slayer with a rip-roarious 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that generates 510 horsepower. That’s enough grunt to hustle the Giulia QV to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds and top out... Read more...
I admit it, I’m a sucker for Alfa Romeos. While the cars have never been known for their reliability or resale value, they are more often than not incredibly security vehicles — look no further than that 8C and the 4C Spider. But Alfa Romeo can’t just get along in the United States market with just the 4C and 4C Spider (the 8C has long since been discontinued); so that’s where the new Giulia sedan comes into the picture. It is based on Alfa’s new Giorgio platform which supports both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive. Not surprisingly, this is a compact entry-level luxury sedan that has its crosshairs aimed square at the BMW 3-Series (just like other newcomers to the segment like the Cadillac ATS... Read more...
Here are HotHardware, we love sexy sports cars — in fact, they are the epitome of “Hot Hardware.” These epic machines are loaded to the gills with potent engines, slick shifting transmissions, and enough tech to keep even the most ham-fisted driver from making a fool out of himself (or herself). Today, we’ve gotten word that one of our favorite drop dead gorgeous (and incredibly lightweight) sports cars is dropping its top. Although the 4C Spider officially debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in January, Alfa Romeo has finally made it known how much American buyers will have to fork over to get their butts into the tight-fitting seats: $63,900 (plus an additional $1,595 destination fee). The hardtop... Read more...