Candy Store of Cars

Recently ran across this post about the liquidation of an old-school Alfa Romeo dealership located in New Jersey. Actually, the post is about a visit to the time capsule before the liquidation took place. The auction was held earlier this year.

It intrigued me because in a former life I managed to collect quite a few Italian cars.

It was the summer of 2015 when my good friend EC informed me that he had been given “permission” to visit a stash of Alfas. At that time, EC was on the hunt for an Alfa Romeo of his own, and he believed that he might find the car of his dreams at this location. He invited me along to help with the evaluation, on the strict condition that I tell NO ONE […]

via My Secret Visit to a Shuttered Alfa Romeo Dealership — richardscarblog

 

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To Dream of Flying Cars

Stay tuned for the Alfa Romeo halftime report.

Wha?!? Not sure what was more surprising– hearing those words on national TV, or the fact I happened to be watching the Super Bowl to hear them!

alfa-romeo-quadAlfa Romeo made a big splash yesterday. A Super Bowl-size splash with an inspiring advert for the new Giulia sport sedan called Riding Dragons. The commercial beckons, “You’ve always dreamed of flying cars. Your dream just became reality.” Continue reading To Dream of Flying Cars

A Yellow Alfa

Those of you who remember the Maduko World Headquarters Building in downtown Tulsa might remember Trent Fowler. He was an associate at the firm who helped me stretch Italian car parts, antagonize patrons and generally terrorize the neighborhood.

I recently discovered a blog about his first car. It was an Alfa Romeo of course, so it seemed worth sharing.

It’s a touching tale of  the wind in your hair on a crisp October morning- and your sister chauffeuring you around in your own car.  I laughed. I cried. See what you think…

Trent’s First Car.