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Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 - From Diplomat to Playboy and now to Hampshire!

Monday 12th January 2015

As previously reported this beautiful seal grey Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 owned by Paul Gregory was our 'Car of the Show' at the London Classic Car Show and we promised to tell you more a...Read more

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First London Classic Car Show at London Excel

Sunday 11th January 2015

London's Excel Centre opened it's doors to the inaugural London Classic Car Show from Friday 9th to Sunday the 11th January. Housed in one large hall was an array of classic cars,...Read more

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History of Alfa Romeo on film

Monday 22nd December 2014

A great video narration outlining the history of the fascinating story of Alfa Romeo, who has always built exciting and fascinating cars for road and track, and never let finances...Read more

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Alfa Romeo - What the future holds

Thursday 27th November 2014

Owners of the Alfa Romeo brand, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), have announced they plan to bring eight new Alfa Romeos models to production by 2018 – backed by a $6.5-bill...Read more

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New look for Southwood and New website content

Friday 7th November 2014

In keeping with our loyalty to the classic Alfa Romeo brand Southwood Car Company launches it's new look, which we think represents the passion and attention to detail we have. In...Read more

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No more Tax Discs

Wednesday 1st October 2014

From today drivers can tear up their tax discs ending 93 years of their presence on our windscreens. From Wednesday the traditional tax disc will vanish, after 93 years on our wi...Read more

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RM Auctions sells Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce Alleggerita

Monday 8th September 2014

At RM Auctions London sale on the 8th September 2014 a rare Giulietta Veloce Alleggerita, or 'lightweight' achieved a sale price of £196,000. Beautiful like all Giulietta Spr...Read more

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Best of Show for 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Touring

Sunday 7th September 2014

HRH Prince Michael of Kent ended the Record Breaking Concours of Elegance 2014 at Hampton Court Palace with ‘Best of Show’ to the legendary 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Tou...Read more

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Southern Alfa Day - Tickets now on sale

Thursday 14th August 2014

Event date: September 7th 2014, gates open 10.00am The 2nd annual Southern Alfa Day will take place at the beautiful National Trust Osterley Park & House country estate, with ea...Read more

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James Hull's major car collection sells to Jaguar Land Rover

Tuesday 29th July 2014

In May of this year we reported on the proposed sale of huge car collection belonging to James Hull. Multi-millionaire Dr Hull made his fortune as an innovator in cosmetic dentist...Read more

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Alfa Romeos sell well at Silverstone Auctions sale

Sunday 27th July 2014

During a glorious weekend at the Silverstone Classic this weekend Silverstone Auctions sale demonstrated the continuing strong demand for quality classic cars. Our interest obvious...Read more

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AROC - 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Friday 18th July 2014

As a part of the Alfa Romeos Owners Club's 50th anniversary celebrations, they are arranging a gala dinner on Saturday 18th October at the Holiday Inn Coventry. - To download...Read more

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA sells at Bonhams for £203,100

Monday 30th June 2014

After our news article of Thursday 26th June we can confirm that the Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint we informed you of sold at Bonham's Festival of Speed auction for a healthy £203,10...Read more

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA offered for sale by Bonhams

Thursday 26th June 2014

Being offered at Bonham's Goodwood Festival of Speed auction on 27th June 2014 is the Scuderia del Portello Alfa Romeo. A 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Competition Saloon. I...Read more

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Coys sell Alfa Romeo Montreal at Athens auction

Monday 16th June 2014

The Astir Palace Resort in Athens, Greece was the venue for Coys most recent auction on Saturday 14th June. In a busy sale room Lot 221, an Alfa Romeo Montreal, was offered to an i...Read more

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£100m UK Car Collection For Sale

Monday 19th May 2014

With an anticipated value of £100 million and what is thought to be the UK's largest car collection, is being put up for sale by it's owner. For 35 years James Hull has travell...Read more