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Chrysler undertakes to remedy customer service complaints
14th October, 2015
ACCC received a number of complaints from Chrysler customers concerning vehicle faults and how their complaints were handled by Chrysler and its dealers. The complaints related to various issues including delays in sourcing spare parts and failing to adequately deal with customer complaints ..... more

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: price announced
23rd September, 2015
Removal of the 4C Spider roof is a simple 'manual' procedure. The soft top can be removed by one person and can be stored in the luggage compartment in a specifically designed roof storage bag ..... more

Alfa Romeo Museum re-opens
5th July, 2015
Alfa Romeo is opening its museum in Arese, Milan, Italy to the public once again; the museum hosts a book shop, café, documentation centre, test drive track, events venues and a showroom ..... more

Alfa Romeo Giulia revealed
26th June, 2015
Alfa Romeo revert to rear-wheel drive for new mid-size sedan; Four-wheel drive will be available; Giulia nameplate returns having laid dormant since the 1970s; Updated Alfa Romeo badge ..... more

Alfa Romeo 4C coupe release imminent
1st February, 2015
Unique styling; Breathtaking performance: 177kW @ 6,000rpm, 350Nm @ 2,200rpm and 0 to 100km/h in a blistering 4.5 seconds; all-aluminium 1,750cc direct-injection turbocharged engine with intercooler, dual variable-valve timing and advanced scavenging technology is paired to an Alfa TCT (twin-clutch transmission) with Alfa 'DNA' selector; Made in Italy ..... more

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta updated
19th December, 2014
Interior upgrades include all-new supple leather seats (Distinctive trim level), new 5.0- or 6.5-inch infotainment screen, new steering wheel featuring iconic Alfa Romeo ‘Shield’ and equipped with wheel-mounted controls, dual-zone automatic climate control with rear ducts and chrome DLO (side window) surrounds; Exterior features include all new ‘Alfa V’ grille, chrome fog lamp bezels, all-new 16-inch alloys with exclusive design unique to Distinctive trim level, automatic headlights and wipers, front-and-rear-parking sensors (Distinctive) and electric folding mirrors ..... more

Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde
19th September, 2014
MiTo QV’s is distinguished by the burnished finish on the headlight surrounds, front grille, door mirrors; door handles and tail-light surrounds, as well as its rear spoiler, sports rear bumper, twin chrome exhaust pipes, 18-inch alloy wheels, red Brembo brake callipers and the unmistakable Quadrifoglio Verde emblem ..... more (copyright image)

Alfa Romeo MiTo

15th April, 2014

Alfa Romeo MiTo line-up revised
17th January, 2014
Alfa Romeo has revitalised its little MiTo coupe with a competitively priced range, updated styling, and new features. MiTo Series 2 is headlined by the introduction of the new entry level model featuring the turbocharged, 875cc, twin-cylinder TwinAir engine ..... more

Alfa Romeo 4C speed test at Nurburgring
20th October, 2013
The new 4C has had a 'run' on the Nordschleife, the historic Nürburgring circuit. It stopped chronometers at 8'04", the top time of cars with engines under 250 HP and in line with times set by sports cars with much higher prices and more powerful engines ..... more

Go ahead for Alfa Romeo Disco Volante
13th September, 2013
Milan-based coachbuilders Touring Superleggera will make each "Disco Volante" upon a confirmed order to meet the desires of each customer, using the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione coupé as the base car ..... more

Alfa Romeo Giulietta line-up expanded
21st May, 2013
Fiat Chrysler Group today announced details of an expanded Alfa Romeo Giulietta range with the introduction of four new variants that deliver an improvement in affordability for the stylish Italian small car ..... more

Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition
21st March, 2013
Just a small number of 4C Launch Editions will make it to Australia ..... more

Lower prices for Alfa Romeo and Fiat
26th February, 2013
The Fiat and Alfa Romeo line-up in Australia has attracted a passionate following, but, to date, has been priced out of reach of many of potential buyers – but not anymore ..... more

Alfa Romeo's Gloria concept
17th February, 2013
It would be propelled by a state-of-the-art V6 or V8 biturbo engine on the road. The bonnet powerfully evokes the Alfa Romeo shield through the lines of the car, which highlight the three-dimensional aspects of its form ..... more

Alfa Romeo 4C debuts next month
13th February, 2013
This two seat mid-engined rear-wheel drive coupé represents the essence of a sports car at the heart of Alfa Romeo’s 'DNA': performance, Italian style and technical excellence ..... more

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Alfa Romeo & Mazda roadster for 2015
23rd May, 2012
The study calls for both Mazda and Alfa Romeo/Fiat to develop two differentiated, distinctly styled and brand-specific light weight, roadsters featuring rear-wheel drive ..... more

Alfa Romeo Giulietta updated for 2012
5th March, 2012
The 2012 Alfa Romeo Giulietta has arrived in Australia with the TCT twin clutch automatic gearbox and a new Turbo Diesel engine that maintains the Giulietta’s spirited performance but cuts fuel consumption ..... more

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Alfa Romeo's 224 kW 1.8 litre engine for 2013
4th October, 2011
Alfa Romeo has announced that it will launch a new 1.8 litre 224 kW engine in early 2013 setting new performance, economy and emissions standards for the Italian brand ..... more

Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale
5th May, 2011
The “TZ3 programme” managed by Zagato to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Alfa Romeo (1910-2010) ends with the delivery of the TZ3 Stradale ..... more

Alfa Romeo 4C Concept
3rd March, 2011
The Alfa Romeo 4C Concept previews the 2012 successor for the now out of production Brera coupe. Expect a soft-top at some time too ..... more

Alfa Romeo 159 1750 wagon
22nd February, 2011
The all-new Alfa Romeo 1750 TBi engine is now available in the 159 Sportwagon to special order, complimenting the 2.4 litre JTB Turbo Diesel and 3.2 V6 JTS engines which are now available as standard with automatic gearboxes ..... more

Alfa Romeo Brera coming to the end of the road
31st January, 2011
For its final months in the market place, the Alfa Romeo Brera will be available in limited numbers with the all new Alfa Romeo 1750 TBi engine, and despite the better performance, economy and emissions offered by the engine, the Alfa Romeo Brera 1750 TBi costs the same as the car it replaces at $64,990* ..... more

Alfa Romeo Spider coming to the end of the line
26th January, 2011
While the new Alfa Romeo Spider 1750 TBi is offering a new drivetrain with sting, Alfa Romeo is ensuring that the final Spider in this guise does not deliver a sting in the wallet. At a MLP*, of $69,990* the new Spider 1750 TBi, despite its performance, fuel economy and emissions benefits, costs the same as the car it replaces ..... more

Alfa Romeo Giulietta arrives this week
17th January, 2011
Alfa Romeo has revived one of their most famous nameplates with the arrival of the new Giulietta in Australia. With an element of performance, styling and technology to ensure that it is worthy of both its name and the task of taking over the small car mantle that started with the Alfasud and continued with the 147 ..... more

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New 1750 engine for Alfa Romeo 159
21st December, 2010
Replacing the 2.2 litre JTS power unit, the new 1750 TBi engine, with a capacity of 1,742 cc, is lighter, smaller and more compact ..... more

Dual clutch auto for Alfa Romeo MiTo
16th December, 2010
Alfa Romeo’s small car, the MiTo, is now available in Australia with the all-new twin clutch gearbox that combines all the advantages of manual and automatic gearboxes and eliminates the disadvantages ..... more

Alfa Romeo at 60th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
30th July, 2010
Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo, which this year celebrates its Centenary, will be showcased as a featured marque at the 60th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California, USA on Sunday 15th August, 2010 ..... more

More power for Alfa Romeo MiTo
16th July, 2010
The Alfa Romeo Mito Quadrifoglio has arrived in Australia with a new 125 kW engine that debuts Alfa Romeo’s cutting edge MultiAir technology to deliver more performance, lower emissions and cut fuel consumption ..... more

Alfa Romeo Giulietta earns 5 stars
2nd June, 2010
Like many cars these days, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta was designed and built to obtain maximum passive and active safety performance ..... more

Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa by Zagato
1st June, 2010
Long term Alfa Romeo motor sport and road car collaborator Zagato is celebrating its links with Alfa Romeo during the Italian car maker’s centenary year with the Alfa Romeo TZ3, a modern interpretation of the of the classic Alfa Romeo TZ and TZ2 racing cars of the 1960s ..... more

Alfa Romeo at Mille Miglia 2010
2nd May, 2010
The “most beautiful road race in the world” - as it was dubbed by Enzo Ferrari - will be starting off from Brescia (Italy) on 6th May where will be finishing on the 9th ..... more

Pininfarina reveals its Alfa Romeo Spider for the 21st Century
5th March, 2010
To mark its own 80th anniversary and to celebrate Alfa Romeo’s 100th anniversary, Pininfarinia has released at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show its proposal for a new Alfa Romeo Spider ..... more

Bertone celebrites 75 years with Alfa Romeo Pandion
5th March, 2010
Bertone, one of Italy’s legendary styling houses, is celebrating 75 years of collaboration with Alfa Romeo with Pandion, an aggressive coupé designed as a tribute to Alfa Romeo’s one hundred year anniversary ..... more

Alfa Romeo brings back the Giulietta
25th February, 2010
The new Giulietta is the undisputed highlight of the brand's Geneva Motor Show booth and that of the Alfa Romeo Centenary ..... more

Dual-clutch for Alfa Romeo MiTo
25th February, 2010
Sales of the Alfa Romeo MiTo are set to make an advance with the launch of new Alfa Romeo Twin Clutch Transmission (Alfa TCT) at the Geneva Motor Show next week ..... more

Pininfarina to reveal Alfa Romeo Spider Concept at Geneva Motor Show
19th February, 2010
Pininfarina, the Italian styling house that is inexorably linked to one of the classic sports cars of all time, the Alfa Romeo Spider, will unveil its proposal for a an Alfa Romeo two seat sports car for the 21st Century at the Geneva Motor Show ..... more

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Alfa Romeo Brera “Italia Independent”
26th July, 2009
This original Limited Edition of the Brera came about as a joint venture between Alfa Romeo and Italia Independent, a brand that operates within several goods sectors to package Italian style and innovation for a global vision ..... more

Alfa Romeo MiTo Released
12th July, 2009
Alfa Romeo’s combination of style and performance is now available to a new Australian market sector with the launch of the Alfa Romeo MiTo, which brings together the convenience, economy and low emissions of a small car with the style and performance of a 'regular' Alfa Romeo ..... more

Alfa Romeo at Goodwood Festival of Speed
2nd July, 2009
The 1968 Alfa Carabo concept marks a revolutionary stage in super car design, with its hydropneumatic-powered 'gull-wing' doors and multi-coloured one way glass windows ..... more

Alfa Romeo MiTo For July Release
12th May, 2009
Alfa Romeo has confirmed that its all-new MiTo model will arrive in Australia in July providing the brand with a new entry level car ..... more

Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA Concept To Debut At Geneva Motor Show
24th February, 2009
Gran Turismo Alleggerito: a historical “signature” throughout the world which, interpreted in a modern and effective manner, has guided the entire development of the Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA Concept ..... more

Alfa Romeo 159 Updated For 2009
19th January, 2009
The 2.4 litre 147 kW JTD Turbo Diesel version of the Alfa Romeo 159 has been consistently the most popular version of the Alfa Romeo 159, with its blend of effortless performance and outstanding fuel economy ..... more

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Alfa Romeo To Debut Brera TI In Paris
26th September, 2008
The Alfa Romeo engineers adjusted the tuning of the suspension system to emphasise the car's renowned attributes of sportiness and handling still further ..... more

Alfa Romeo Wins At Pebble Beach
22nd August, 2008
A 1938 Alfa Romeo owned by Jon and Mary Shirley of Medina, Washington, USA, was named "Best of Show" at the 58th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, one of the world's most famous classic and historic car events ..... more

Alfa Romeo MiTo Release Imminent
20th June, 2008
With the oddly named MiTo, Alfa Romeo offers a new generation of 'Alfisti' ..... more

Oddly Named Alfa Romeo Mi.To On The Way
14th March, 2008
With the Mi.To, Alfa Romeo offers a new generation of Alfa aficionados its most compact sports car ever ..... more

Alfa Romeo 8C Spider Debuts At Geneva Motor Show
22nd February, 2008
Following on from the Alfa Romeo 8C, the car that sold-out within days of being launched in 2006, the famous Italian brand will launch the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider at the Geneva Motor Show in March and with just 500 slated for production..... more

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Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Deliveries Commence
29th October, 2007
Alfa Romeo has commenced customer deliveries of the 8C Competizione, its attempt of a super car, but don't expect to see one on a road near you anytime soon ..... more

Alfa 159 Gains Ti Version
28th August, 2007
With the arrival of the Alfa Romeo 159 Ti the Italian car maker is offering a Ti variant with more features and equipment than ever before ..... more

Alfa Romeo at Mille Miglia 2007
20th May, 2007
Alfa Romeo participated in the 25th Mille Miglia revival (17th-19th May), with the official "Automobilismo Storico Alfa Romeo” team of five cars which were made available by the Alfa Romeo Vintage Car Museum ..... more

Alfa Romeo Brera Now With Automatic
26th April, 2007
The Alfa Romeo Brera has gained an automatic transmission option, with the coupe now available with the all-new Alfa Romeo Q-Tronic automatic gearbox ..... more

Alfa Romeo Scoops Top Design Award
7th February, 2007
The world’s leading designers have voted the Alfa Romeo 8C as the 2006 Production Car Design of the Year with an overwhelming 73 per cent of the votes cast ..... more

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Alfa Romeo 166 Revised
18th October, 2006
For the same $84,950 recommended retail price as the now-superseded Alfa Romeo 166, the new Ti is instantly recognisable thanks to its unique Ti 18 inch alloy wheels ..... more

Alfa Romeo Spider Debuts in Sydney
15th October, 2006
The Sydney Motor Show (27th October – 5th November, 2006) will see the return of the Alfa Romeo Spider to Australia ..... more

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione for Sydney Motor Show
10th October, 2006
Just weeks after it is revealed at the Paris Motor Show, Alfa Romeo’s new 8C Competizione, will be displayed in Sydney at the Sydney Motor Show from (Thursday 26th October 2006) ..... more

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
18th September, 2006
Alfa Romeo will take the wraps of the production version of the 8C Competizione, a 336 kW super car, at the 2006 Paris Motor Show ..... more

Alfa Romeo 159: Now in Australia
12th June, 2006
The Alfa Romeo 159 is now on sale in Australia. It heralds the arrival of a range of new cars that will arrive here over the next six months ..... more

Alfa Romeo 159 Arrives In June
7th May, 2006
Alfa Romeo has announced that its all-new 159 sports sedan will be launched in Australia on 1st June 2006 ..... more

Open Top Alfas Head For Home!
10th April, 2006
There will be only one place for the owners of open top Alfa Romeos on 27th May, when the legendary Italian car maker holds a parade of its open top cars ..... more

Three Car Alfa Team For World Championship
16th March, 2006
Alfa Romeo will contest the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship with a three car team run by Nord Technology with Brazilian Augusto Farfus as the lead driver ..... more

Alfa Spider 'Cabrio Of The Year 2006'
9th March, 2006
The new Alfa Spider, which has just made its international public debut at the Geneva Motor Show, has already collected its first award – Cabrio of the Year 2006 ..... more

Alfa's New Spider and 159 Wagon
31st January, 2006
The forthcoming Geneva Motor Show will see the world debut of the Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon and the Spider, thus completing the range set to take Alfa Romeo into the future ..... more

Alfa 159 Awarded a 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating
14th January, 2006
Alfa's 159 has been awarded a five-star rating from Euro NCAP. It is an important achievement, which underlines the attention that Fiat Auto pays to the protection of its drivers and passengers ..... more

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Alfa Romeo 159 Arrives Mid-2006
1st November, 2005
Due to arrive in Australia next year, the Alfa Romeo 159 is the latest in a long line of cars produced by Alfa Romeo that have stirred the soul ..... more

Alfa Romeo Brera at Sydney's Motor Show
18th October, 2005
Alfa Romeo has provided a preview of the Alfa Romeo Brera, at Sydney's 2005 Australian International Motor Show ..... more

Alfa Romeo At The 61st Frankfurt International Motor Show
21st September, 2005
Four different Alfa 159s are on show in Frankfurt. The first is a Q4 version with four-wheel drive ..... more

Italian Glamour Revs Up Sydney Motor Show
19th September, 2005
Spectacular new models from Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari promise to inject a big dose of Italian glamour into this year’s Australian International Motor Show ..... more

Alfa Romeo 156 Price Amendments
1st September, 2005
The Alfa Romeo 156 has had its price structure adjusted to maintain Alfa Romeo's reputation of offering outstanding value for money, performance, style and driving excitement ..... more

Alfa Romeo G1 Takes A Third In Class Award
29th August, 2005
The G1 beat more than 60 classic Alfa Romeos from around the world, including seven cars from Alfa Romeo's own museum ..... more

Australian Alfa Romeo Goes To Pebble Beach
10th August, 2005
The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is the ultimate classic car show, attracting the most valuable cars from around the world, including at least one from Australia ..... more

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