Top 10 Forbidden Fruits Growing In Your Backyard

Top 10 Forbidden Fruits Growing In Your Backyard
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Think we have it good in the US when it comes to automotive selection? Think again. There are quite a few cars available to our neighbors from the North and South, but not in our dealerships. What gives? Here’s the scoop: many of these cars might not pass our emissions or safety standards, while others… Continue Reading...

Alfa Romeo Future Lineup Remains Uncertain

Alfa Romeo Future Lineup Remains Uncertain
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Alfa Romeo is in the midst of relaunching its brand worldwide, but its future model lineup is a little hazy. Continue Reading...

Alfa Romeo to Drop MiTo, Giulietta for RWD Sedans

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Alfa Romeo to Drop MiTo, Giulietta for RWD Sedans
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Alfa Romeo will be making some major changes to its lineup, as the Italian automaker will be dumping its MiTo and Giulietta hatchbacks around 2015 to make room for rear-wheel drive sedans. Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Revealed With Alfa Romeo Underpinings

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2013 Dodge Dart Revealed With Alfa Romeo Underpinings
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Dodge revealed teaser shots of their Dart compact car, designed to replace the wretched Caliber crossover, and so far it looks to be the first hit of Alfa Romeo-inspired product for North America. Using the underpinings of the lovely Alfa Giulietta compact, the Dart will use a 1.4L turbocharged Fiat MultiAir engine – good for… Continue Reading...

Novitec Tunes Alfa Romeo Giulietta to 260-HP

Novitec Tunes Alfa Romeo Giulietta to 260-HP
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The leading tuner of Alfa Romeos, Novitec, has added some spice to the sporty Giulietta, giving owners several power package options, a styling kit and an assortment of wheels to choose from. Power packages are available for the 1.4L TB 16V engine, 1.8L turbocharged engine, 1.6L JTD 16V engine and the 2.0L JTD 16V engine…. Continue Reading...

Dodge Caliber Replacement To Debut At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Dodge Caliber Replacement To Debut At 2012 Detroit Auto Show
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Remember when your parents told you that if you didn’t do well the first time, try, try again? Fiat and Dodge have heeded that advice. So when you’re at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, expect to see Caliber: Round Two. A small hatchback in the vein of the Caliber will debut for the 2013 model… Continue Reading...

Dodge Caliber To Be Replaced By Alfa Romeo Based Hatchback

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Dodge Caliber To Be Replaced By Alfa Romeo Based Hatchback
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Dodge‘s largely unloved Caliber compact hatchback will get the ax in 2012, with Chrysler replacing the car with a model based on Alfa Romeo’s much lauded Giulietta hatchback. Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed that the mid-size Alfa hatch would underpin the new Dodge model while commenting on Fiat’s 3rd quarter earnings. The Giulietta will likely… Continue Reading...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta and MiTo To Get Dual Clutch

Alfa Romeo Giulietta and MiTo To Get Dual Clutch
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Alfa Romeo’s Giulietta and MiTo hatchbacks will get an all-new, in house dual clutch gearbox, known as the TCT, which will be unveiled at this month’s Paris Auto Show. The TCT gearbox will initially be available with the 1.4L Multiair engine making 168 horsepower, followed by the 2.0L diesel outputting the same amount of power…. Continue Reading...

Alfa Romeo Plans Two New Compact SUVs

Alfa Romeo Plans Two New Compact SUVs
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Alfa Romeo is looking to emulate Porsche, another sporty brand, and produce two new SUVs designed to go head to head with Audi’s Q5 and upcoming Q3 crossover vehicles. Autocar suggests that the smallest one will be based on the highly acclaimed Giulietta compact hatchback(pictured above), and will likely use Alfa’s Q4 all-wheel-drive system. It… Continue Reading...

Report: New Alfa Romeo Platform to Underpin 2012 Dodge Caliber, PT Cruiser

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Report: New Alfa Romeo Platform to Underpin 2012 Dodge Caliber, PT Cruiser
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The upcoming Alfa Romeo Giulietta, set to debut at the Geneva Auto Show next month, will likely underpin the next generation Dodge Caliber and Chrysler PT Cruiser. According to a report by Automotive News, Fiat (Alfa’s parent company) is looking to sell one million vehicles based of the Giulietta platform, 700,000 of which it intends… Continue Reading...