The brand Alfa Romeo was born between 1909 and 1910 in Milan. Alfa means Anonyma Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili and Romeo, is the name of Nicolas Romeo, Neapolitan engineer, who will head the company a few years later. The first car to come out of the factory in 1911, is the HP 24, which will shine through its road qualities and its mechanics. This image quality, allows Alfa Romeo, produce military vehicles during the First World War, and at the end of the war, the company is spending more than government orders.
Until 1930, manufacturer will produce cars of the highest quality, both aesthetic and the mechanical (1500 1926 1500 1750 ...).< br> From the side of the sports department, major changing prices and Alfa Romeo is placed in good positions in the championships thanks among other things to the famous 158 of 1500cm3 designed by Enzo Ferrari in person (he leads the sports department until 1938).
During the 60 years, Alfa Romeo will launch the Giulietta, giula and other models designed by Pininfarina and Bertone by bodywork.
In 1987, Alfa Romeo merges with Lancia due to financial problems. Today Alfa Romeo returns in force with its 156 and 159 and a beautiful cut, the Alfa Brera.