The History of Alfa-Romeo

The history of Alfa-Romeo began in Naples in 1906. There, the company that became Alfa Romeo was founded as Società Anonima Italiana Darracq (SAID) by the French automobile firm of Alexandre Darracq for the production of only two car models. The factory was planned to produce one-and two-cylinder models. The power of the first car was 8/10 hp, the second vehicle could produce 14 hp.

Brand Name: Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A.
Headquarters: Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Products: luxury vehicles

The automobile company A.L.F.A. (Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili) dates back to 1910. It was formed on the basis of Darracq's famous industrial association, which was assembling passenger cars.

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A little later, Societa Anonima Italiana Automobili Darracq moves the production of cars to Portello, near Milan. In 1910, a new factory, which established the production of Italian cars, appeared in Lombardy. These vehicles would later become widely known under the brand A.L.F.A.

The design of the company's logo incorporates two heraldic devices associated with the city of Milan: the biscione, a big grass snake swallowing a child, and a red cross on a pure white field. These symbols represent enterprise and power and, according to the designers, should ensure global success. According to legend, during the First Crusade, the ancestor of the noble Italian family Visconti defeated a Saracen, whose shield was decorated with the image of a serpent devouring a man. The red cross serves as a reminder of the brave citizen of Milan, who performed a heroic act placing the cross on the Jerusalem wall during the same First Crusade.

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In 1915, A.L.F.A. came under the direction of Nicola Romeo. He decided to name the company after himself and thus the company became known as Alfa Romeo.

Since the first days, Alfa Romeo has been producing excellent cars that are distinguished by excellent driving performance. To confirm and maintain the status of the company's fast and reliable cars, Alfa Romeo constantly participates in various car races and competitions.

Many of the brand’s cars have become legendary and have earned the love and respect of their numerous fans.

It couldn't have been any other way. Cars made with soul have always been valued by fans far above technology and any other qualities. This applies to the majority of vehicles released under this brand throughout the history of its existence.

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