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Beginning. In 1906, the Portello in Milan was founded by Alexandre Darracq'a, the French car manufacturer in collaboration with Ugo Stella, an aristocrat Milan, later director and president of Alpha. The company was named Società Italiana Automobili Darracq, the Italian Darracq Automotive Company. It should be mentioned that the car was licensed Darracq'a already produced two years in Naples.
Development. Cooperation ended in 1909 due to financial difficulties. Stella with a group of businessmen bought the company. Has changed its name to Anonima Lombarda Fabrica Automobili (Lombard Automobile Factory, SA), in short ALFA. Thus did the first part of the name brand. In 1915 the company was taken over by the railway undertaking, Nicola Romeo. This is how the name of Alfa Romeo, known to this day. Orders for the Army during both world wars and government support has repeatedly rescued the company from bankruptcy. For nearly a hundred years the hallmark of Alfa Romeo cars is typical, round logo divided into two parts, which include elements of coats of arms of Milan and Lombardy. On the left side of the red cross was placed in the white box (Holy Cross. George), to the right of the green snake with a crown on a light blue background swallowing a Saracen. In 1910, the first models of Alfa designed by Giuseppe Merosiego. They were models of 12 HP and 24 HP, which owed its name horsepower.
Breakthrough model for the brand from 1950 to 1900, which was a combination of sports car family car. In 1954 the Giulietta was that he was a model for future construction. The engine of the car was completely cast aluminum, version 1.3 achieves 102 hp. Car easily exceed the speed of 180 km / h Auto occurred in many versions. In the 60s Alfa Giulia produced model, which he was very successful in racing. Giulia was designed with the help of the wind tunnel, which was unheard of in those days. Year 1966 brought the Spider model, which in the same body was produced until the 1994/95 year. Alfa Romeo has always been active in motorsports. Between the brand was considered a luxury, like today for example, Ferarri.
Today. In 1986, a tender for the purchase of Fiat company won (defeated among others Ford). Three years later, he formed a group of Alfa Lancia Spa. Introduced the first car to be sold under the supervision of the new owner was the 164 model designed by Pininfarina. Increasingly stronger position also strengthened brand models such as the 156 and 147 winning the first ever brand titles Car of the Year (respectively in 1998 and 2001).
Tires. Alfa Romeo has always worked with many tire manufacturers. Are just a few examples. For original equipment 147 GTA model include, among others Yokohama V102 tires. Cars Series 156 and Brera use Bridgestone RE050 tires in size 205/55 R16. However, Michelin Energy models came equipped models 147/156/GT. Alfa Romeo Spider, which was exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010, was equipped with Dunlop Pininfarina concept 2uettottanta. In the same year, the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider is standard with Pirelli P Zero tires in size 245/35ZR20 and 285/35ZR20.