The History of Alfa Romeo

Recently, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo made a big splash into the U.S. market (you may have seen their commercials during the Super Bowl). But by no means is Alfa Romeo a new car company. In fact, they are one of the oldest car makers in the world, with many beautiful, classic cars to their name.

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The History of Fiat

Italian car-maker Fiat has been around for over a hundred years. Originally standing for “Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino”, or in English, “Factory Italian Automobile Turin,” the acronym was dropped in 1906 and since then has simply been known as Fiat.

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Restoring a Fiat

Fiat has jumped back into the American market in recent years with the new Fiat 500. This move was largely thanks to the company purchasing a stake in Chrysler in 2009. But the sporty Italian automaker is perhaps best known for its small car which were very popular in the U.S. through the 1960s and 70s. due to the popularity of certain models, such as the 124 Spider, there are still plenty of classic Fiats which can be found in great shape, and make for a great and relatively affordable restoration project.

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