Alfa Romeo 1920-1940 : a Brooklands Portfolio

Alfa Romeo 1920-1940 : a Brooklands Portfolio

Book Title: Alfa Romeo 1920-1940 : a Brooklands Portfolio

Author: Jim Kartalamakis

Format: Paperback | 350 pages

Publication Date: 01 Nov 2012

ISBN-13: 9781855209473

The company that became Alfa Romeo in 1920 was founded as Societa Anonima Italiana Darracq in 1906 by the French automobile firm of Alexandre Darracq. When the company name was changed to Alfa Romeo car production started again with the Torpedo 20-30 which became the first car to carry the new logo. The company produced solid road cars as well as successful race cars. In 1932 Alfa Romeo was rescued by the Italian government and Alfa subsequently became a national emblem, and in the years between 1934 and 1939 they built 1,994 cars.A portfolio of road tests plus historical and contemporary articles drawn from the worlds leading motoring journals covering Alfa Romeo s classic saloons, sports and racing cars produced between 1920 and 1940."