- Country: Italy
- Founded: June 24, 1910
- Site: https://www.alfaromeousa.com/
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Alfa Romeo is an Italian luxury automaker founded in 1910 by Alexandre Darracq. The company was initially called A.L.F.A., which stood for Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (Lombard Automobile Factory, Public Company).
Alfa Romeo’s first major product was the 24 HP, a luxury car that was introduced in 1910 and became popular with performance enthusiasts. In the 1920s, the company introduced a number of new models, including the Alfa Romeo RL, a sports car that was powered by a six-cylinder engine, and the Alfa Romeo P2, a racing car that won the first-ever World Championship of Drivers in 1925.
In the 1930s, Alfa Romeo introduced the Alfa Romeo 6C, a luxury car that was powered by a six-cylinder engine and became popular in motorsports. During World War II, the company turned its focus to the production of military vehicles and equipment, and it did not return to the production of passenger cars until after the war.
In the 1950s, Alfa Romeo introduced the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, a compact car that was powered by a four-cylinder engine, and the Alfa Romeo 1900, a mid-sized car that was powered by a four-cylinder engine. In the 1960s, the company introduced the Alfa Romeo Spider, a sports car that became popular with performance enthusiasts.
Today, Alfa Romeo is known for its lineup of luxury sports cars and SUVs, and it has a reputation for producing high-performance, technologically advanced vehicles. The company is a division of the larger automotive group Stellantis.