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Quick Spin: Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione proves beauty is only skin deep

Imagine you're a male (Autoblog surveys say most of you are, so this shouldn't be hard). You've been invited to the Playboy Mansion for their annual Halloween party. You arrive, grab a flute of bubbly, get introduced to the crusty remains of Hugh Hefner and after a few minutes lay eyes on the most beautiful specimen of redheaded femininity the world has ever seen. You fight your knees from buckling, walk over and give it the ol' college try. Miraculously, you hit it off. She's entertaining, interesting and a joy to see and be seen with. One thing leads to another and you make your way... Read More

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    Geneva: Touring Superleggera Disco Volante is a stunning labor of love
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    If there's one thing Italian coachbuilders are good for, it's turning out lust-worthy pieces of machinery. Touring Superleggera pulled the sheets back on its very own effort in that category with the Disco Volante. The Alfa Romeo 8C-based creation, which was shown last year as a design study, bowed at this year's Geneva Motor Show and was inspired by none ...

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    Autodelta takes on the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
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    As far as Alfa Romeos go, the 8C Competizione is as exotic as they come. Still, some are looking for more. Originally, rumors surfaced that Alfa was working on a lightweight GTA version, but while we wait for that to pan out, Alfa tuner par excellence Autodelta is working on tuning the svelte supercar themselves. Few details are known at this point, but ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Alfa Romeo 8C GTA
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    We have an old saying: there's no such thing as too much Alfa Romeo news. With that in mind, why is the world's hottest Alfa sporting a "Got Milk?" mustache? Because the Photoshop warlocks at Britain's favorite automotive tabloid have no idea what the new 8C GTA is actually going to look like. Here's what we think we know. Alfa Romeo is going to release ...

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    Geneva 2008: Bertone B.A.T. 11's clandestine debut
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    Bertone's not officially exhibiting at Geneva this year, as the company is going through some upheaval, but it still made a splash in Switzerland. The B.A.T. 11, paying direct homage to the original B.A.T. concepts, was unveiled in Geneva at the AutoDesignNight event. The car was commissioned by Gary Kaberle, and you'd never know that there's an Alfa Romeo ...

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    VIDEO: the dramatic Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
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    The production version of Alfa Romeo's sensuous 8C Competizione coupe made its debut at the Paris Motor Show. While our excitement continues to grow for Alfa's planned re-emergence into the North American market, the celebrated Italian marque has graced us with yet another video of its unspeakably beautiful sports car. This two-minute video is ...

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    Paris Motor Show World Premiere: Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
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    Autoblog's John Neff just reported in from Paris, and the word is "GORGEOUS." So desirable it's locked in a box surrounded by bodyguards! There aren't many out there who don't love the Alfa 8C, but John is one of the first to see it in the flesh. And this was what he had to say, "Gorgeous car, metallic sex." We have already reported on the 8C a few times, ...

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    Video: Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
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    See 8C. See 8C run. Run, 8C, run! Alfa Romeo's gorgeous 8C Competizione – in full production form – is launching imminently at the Paris Motor Show. To hold you over and satiate your craving for beautiful Italian styling, we offer this video. Watch and enjoy the stunning 8C in motion – words just don't do it justice, anyway. Stay ...

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    Paris Preview: Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione hits the web
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    The production version of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione makes its debut in a couple of weeks at the Paris auto show, but thanks to Spanish site km77.com, photos and details are out on the web for all to see.The car is driven by a Maserati-sourced aluminum 4.7L V8 making 450 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of twist. A six-speed gearbox with paddle shifters ...

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