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  1. Italians is the strange population who...

    General Motoring Discussion
    I just wanted to start this discussion, but first I would tell everybody that I'm Italian (as you can see) and I love Italy. Even if this Country has lots of bad/weird/unexpected curiosity. We have a huge history in cars. But... Italians prefer foreign cars. Expecially German ones, but they...
  2. Why the Italians don’t recognise ARUK are bunch of clowns ?

    Alfa Giulia
    Just cancelled my Giulia order and got my deposit back from the dealer after 5 months waiting without any update...Thames motors did their best to keep my happy and ARUK are as if in mission to bring Alfa sales to zero by 2020. Sad
  3. Those wacky italians (3 wheel scooters)

    General Motoring Discussion
    Piaggio MP3 LT - Piaggio.com Fuoco 500 I recently had a go of a piaggio mp3 500lt that a friend has owned for a few weeks and ive got to say im very impressed,ok they look a bit wierd but as a motorcycle owner for most of my life usually having 1000cc bikes i found the scooter fast enough for...
  4. Lucky Italians!

    Alfa GTA
    Wow, can you imagine this ever happening here? For 3 days over christmas they are waving duty on petrol, making it around 50p a litre! This is to give people a break after the recent bad economy etc.. If only... Agevolazione Natalizia: Carburante a ? 0,60/litro dal 24 al 26 Dicembre. Ecco come...
  5. Max Biaggi driving the 4C (Italians translate please)

    4C & 4C Spider
    Alfa Romeo 4C & Superbike Silverstone 2013 - Sul circuito con Max Biaggi - YouTube
  6. More to italians then just pizza and pasta

    Introduce Yourself
    Hey Guys Let me start off by apologising for my fair share of criticising Alfa's over the years. I never drove one due to all the "stories" of being unreliable, expensive to maintain etc and spreading the same stories.... looking back I think it might well have been Jeaslousy more than anything...
  7. Good Value Italians

    Alfa GTA
    Found this on Ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ALFA-ROMEO-156-GTA-LANCIA-DELTA-INTEGRALE-16V-FIAT-124-SPIDER-/261009635812?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item3cc562f9e4#ht_539wt_1185 One has to sell. The GTA looks good value.
  8. Italians and Alfas

    General Alfa Discussion
    I was always curious to know, how many Alfa owners were actually Italian or of Italian decent?? And if you are, what part of Italy?? In Australia id say at least half of the Alfa driving population are of Italian blood. The inner-city suburb of Sydney known as Leichardt is known as Sydney's...
  9. italians dont drive Alfas pt 2

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    last year guys after a long weekend in florence i posted a thread about the lack of alfas on the roads - well here i am a year on in rome and exactly the same, germans marques everywhere but only a handful of 159's and mito's..not seen one ti yet !!..lets hope tomorrow proves my theory wrong :-)
  10. Those crazy Italians and Sin City

    General Alfa Discussion
    For some reason I started thinking about when I bought my car from Italia Motori in Sydney that deal in Ferraris, Maseratis and all things Italian. The chief technician is an Italian named Mario, (funny that), and he's crazy over Alfas. He said he preferred the Alfa GT to driving Maseratis...
  11. When did the Italians....

    General Alfa Discussion
    ...become stylish with their motors? :cheese: 1977 Willam Sulky
  12. Wonder what the Italians are discussing?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I presume that there are a fair few Itlalian Alfa Owner forums out there... do you think they are discussing Brera MPG issues ? :)
  13. Two Italians, an English and a German ...

    Motoring Images
    No, that's not the start of a joke but a few snaps of a drive with a couple of friends last night ;) The Cerbera's engine:
  14. one more reason why the french have nothing on the italians

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    i was coming home to day a lovely day in sunny downtown sydney to find low an behold a little new Peugeot GTI up on my bum now i live up this hill that is about 2km's of winding road :p an at the point of me turning on to the round about to start my climb i noticed this little Peugeot eggin me...
  15. A couple of Italians at the Harewood Hillclimb

    Motoring Images
    Just had a morning nosing about at Harewood Hill Climb, amongst the entries was this rather fine Giulia, owned and driven pretty hard by William Le Bourgeois from Jersey. It looked extremely well prepared and was putting out about 190BHP at the fly, he set a pretty good time in the morning...
  16. Fiat Strada - designed by Italians, built by robot, driven by the French!s

    General Motoring Discussion
    YouTube - Belmondo / Castelli - Vous êtes recalé love the Strada!
  17. Italians in latest issue of Top Gear

    General Alfa Discussion
    The latest issue has a section where they charge around the Isle of Man in various fast cars. They then decide there aren't enough Italians so they have a section where they blast around in a 500 Abarth, Maserati, Ferrari 430 Scuderia and an Alfa MiTo and 8C. Not terribly in-depth but very...
  18. German Italians?

    General Alfa Discussion
    BMW are in talks with Fiat and GM to supply engines and gearboxes to help cut costs BMW power for GM, Fiat?: News: Industry News: Wheels24
  19. Do Italians Really love their Alfas ?

    Motoring Images
    Well guys i've just spent a superb 4 days in the beautiful homeland of Alfa and have to say I was very underwhelmed by the amount of Alfas I saw on the roads over there :confused: To be honest I see many more on the roads in the UK...maybe I was juast unlucky but the streets, roads & car parks...
  20. How many Italians here?

    Poll Room
    Hi all Curious to know how many Italians are here in the AO club: in exile in the UK (like myself), in exile outside the UK, or normally resident in the Bel Paese. Forgive me if this question has been asked before, quite new here :rolleyes:
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