The history of "Alfa Romeo" is counted with the creation in 1906 of society società Italiana Automobili Darracq, which Portelllo town, located near Milan, it was going to make cars lighter design French engineers under the name "Darracq". Headed given society Ugo Stella. As in Italy, light cars are not particularly popular use, Stella decided to convert the only factory for production of the original Italian car belonging to society. As a result, it was created in 1910. carmaker A.L.F.A. (Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica di Automobili).
A variety of financial and economic difficulties experienced by the company in 80 years, led to the fact that in 1986 it was incorporated into the Fiat Group. At the same time, despite some reorganization of the lineup, "Alfa Romeo" has retained its functional and sporty style in the car Alfa Spider, which had an original and memorable predatory, streamlined silhouette.
In 1987 the Italians made a splash at the Motor Show in Frankfurt, putting there your car Alfa Romeo 164, which had a body created by the famous coachbuilder Pininfarina. The machine was designed in the style of "pan-European» «tipo fore» platform, developed jointly by Alfa Romeo, FIAT and BMW, talked about this form its doors. This unification has not prevented the Alfa Romeo 164 to become the most successful car in the design of that time.
In 1994, the audience saw the next creation of the Italians - cars series 145 and 146, had, respectively, three-door and five-door body. Sports cars have front-wheel drive and a transverse engine layout.
In 1999, their fully modernized, and in 2000 they replaced the Alfa Romeo 147.
The continuation of the line sports car company began in 1994 in Paris sports car ALFA ROMEO GTV / Spider. It was created in collaboration with the design company Pininfarina, and also had a front-wheel drive and a transverse engine layout.
In November 1996, the Spider has a new V6 engine volume of 3.6 liters, and since May 1998 - TS 16v power unit volume of 1.8 liters. Motor had changed gas distribution phase. In addition, there was also the option to install on a sports car revving engine in volume of two liters.
The next generation car Alfa Romeo - ALFA ROMEO 147 public saw in 2000 at the Turin Motor Show. There's a novelty, he won the title "Car of 2001".
In 2006 the company "Alfa Romeo" celebrated its centenary and to this day continues to work, periodically releasing their new, original cars.