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Alfa Romeo Concept Cars

Also known as ‘Dream Cars’ in the United States, ‘Concept Cars’ are basically show vehicles launched at motor shows to exemplify new and revolutionary automobile designs and mechanics. Concept cars seldom go into commercial production and are purely intended for displaying artistic design and engineering breakthroughs. Some concept cars are non-functional and are purely based for show purpose only. They are made with exotic and expensive materials which range from paper to carbon fiber. The below list contains the most popular of Alfa Romeo concept cars produced over the years.

Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta

Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta

Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta

Launched in 2010, Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta is a concept of how a next generation spider should look. It shares various elements from the original Alfa Romeo Spider which also appeared in the Hollywood flick ‘The Graduate’. Image Credits @ AlBargan

Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva

Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva

Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva

The car was launched in 1954 and was made in both coupe and roadster variants. Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva was intended to go in mass production but was replaced by the Giulietta Sprint. Image Credits @ 156SW

Alfa Romeo 33.2

Alfa Romeo 33.2

Alfa Romeo 33.2

Designed by Pininfarina the car was launched at the 1969 Paris Motor Show. Alfa Romeo 33.2 is a 2 door coupe and features a mid-mounted 2 liter V8 engine. The butterfly doors and the pop up lights were another striking feature of this concept vehicle. Image Credits @ SJ Photography

Alfa Romeo BAT

Alfa Romeo BAT

Alfa Romeo BAT

Created with the idea of making a car with the lowest possible drag coefficient. Alfa Romeo BAT is an acronym for the ‘Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica’, and designed by Bertone designs. The BAT 7, 8 and 9 are the three cars released in this series. Image Credits @ Beetlebomb

Alfa Romeo Brera

Alfa Romeo Brera

Alfa Romeo Brera

Also launched commercially, Alfa Romeo Brera’s conceptual variant was launched at the 2002 Geneva motor Show. The concept car featured a Maserati V8 engine and was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. Image Credits @ Infoway

Alfa Romeo Carabo

Alfa Romeo Carabo

Alfa Romeo Carabo

Designed by Marcello Gandini, Alfa Romeo Carabo was launched in 1968. The name was derived from the name of the ground beetles and is colored in green and orange after the insect’s color. Image Credits @ Auto Clasico

Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

Alfa Romeo Disco Volante is a famous series of Alfa Romeo concept cars that started in 1957. The cars usually featured a tubular design and were fully tested in a wind tunnel and were known to achieve top speeds upto 220 kilometer per hour. Image Credits @ Auto Clasico

Alfa Romeo Diva

Alfa Romeo Diva

Alfa Romeo Diva

Alfa Romeo Diva was first launched in 2006 at the Geneva Motor Show. The car was similar in design to the Alfa Romeo Stradale and featured butterfly doors. The car uses the 159’s chassis and is powered by a 3.2 liter 290 BHP V6 engine with its top speed clocking at 270 km/h. Image Credits @ Fucina Editore

Alfa Romeo Navajo

Alfa Romeo Navajo

Alfa Romeo Navajo

Unveiled in 1976 at the Geneva Motor Show, Alfa Romeo Navajo shares similarities with the 33 Stradale. The Navajo features a full fiberglass body and a 2 liter V8 engine. Image Credits @ marion.macleod

Alfa Romeo Kamal

Alfa Romeo Kamal

Alfa Romeo Kamal

Alfa Romeo Kamal was launched in 2003 at the Geneva Motor Show. It is a crossover SUV and uses the Fiat Premium Platform. Kamal is also intended to be the name for the SUV which is supposed to be launched in 2015 by Alfa Romeo. Image Credits @ roozbeh_blacklove84

Alfa Romeo Nuvola

Alfa Romeo Nuvola

Alfa Romeo Nuvola

Launched at the Paris Auto Show 1996, Alfa Romeo Nuvola is a 2 door coupe and is named after the race car driver Tazio Nuvolari. The Nuvola features an aluminum frame and polyester body. Image Credits @ knortix

Alfa Romeo Pandion

Alfa Romeo Pandion

Alfa Romeo Pandion

Alfa Romeo Pandion was launched at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and was designed by Mike Robinson of Bertone designs. The Pandion features the revolutionary door design and is based on the 8C Competizione. Image Credits @ fun with Alfredo Jones

Alfa Romeo Proteo

Alfa Romeo Proteo

Alfa Romeo Proteo

The car was released in 1991 at the Geneva Motor Show. The car’s body style is that of a convertible coupe with 2 doors and is based on the Alfa Romeo 164’s platform. Alfa Romeo Proteo features a V6 engine with 270 km/h as its top speed. Image Credits @ Daniel ou Dany

Alfa Romeo Scighera

Alfa Romeo Scighera

Alfa Romeo Scighera

A fully functional concept car, Alfa Romeo Scighera is a futuristically designed variant of the Alfa Romeo 164. The Scighera features an aluminum body and a carbon fiber and aluminum composite frame. It is powered by a 400 HP Twin-Turbo V6 engine with its top speed as 299 km/h. Image Credits @ kiklopcuk

Alfa Romeo Visconti

Alfa Romeo Visconti

Alfa Romeo Visconti

Alfa Romeo Visconti was launched in 2004 at the Geneva Motor Show. Visconti features a 4 wheel drive and is powered by a 3.2 liter V6 engine and a six speed transmission. The name is taken from an Old Milan family ancestry, ‘The House of Visconti’. Image Credits @ Eddie Phạm

Alfa Romeo 4C

Alfa Romeo 4C

Alfa Romeo 4C

The concept of Alfa Romeo 4C was a 2 seater, rear wheel drive coupe which was launched in 2011 at the Geneva Motor Show. The 4C featured revolutionary design and engineering breakthrough with its engine and the twin dry clutch transmission. Image Credits @ Infoway

Alfa Romeo TZ3

Alfa Romeo TZ3

Alfa Romeo TZ3

Also known as the TZ3 Corsa, Alfa Romeo TZ3 was designed by Zagato designs to celebrate 100 years of Alfa Romeo’s formation. The car features a carbon fiber frame and an aluminum body and with a 420 HP engine reaches top speeds around 300 km/h. Image Credits @ Beetlebomb

Alfa Romeo Canguro

Alfa Romeo Canguro

Alfa Romeo Canguro

Alfa Romeo Canguro was launched at the 1964 Paris Motor Show and featured a fiberglass body. The chassis of the Canguro is based off the Alfa Romeo TZ and features a 4 cylinder engine with a 5 speed transmission. Image Credits @ puddinualessandro

Alfa Romeo Vola

Alfa Romeo Vola

Alfa Romeo Vola

Designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, Alfa Romeo Vola was launched at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. The car features an interestingly designed rotating glass roof which was also later used in the Ferrari Superamerica. Image Credits @ mike’s car

Alfa Romeo Dardo

Alfa Romeo Dardo

Alfa Romeo Dardo

The Dardo is again designed by Pininfarina and is based on the Alfa Romeo 156. Alfa Romeo Dardo was launched in 1998 and features a 2.5 liter V6 engine also borrowed from the 156. Dardo literally means ‘a Dart’ in the Italian language. Image Credits @ Jony Diaz

Alfa Romeo Caimano

Alfa Romeo Caimano

Alfa Romeo Caimano

The Caimano was launched in 1971 at the Turin Motor Show. The designer of the car was Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign. Alfa Romeo Caimano is currently displayed at the Alfa Romeo historic museum and features an unusual design which has a dome shaped windshield. Image Credits @ Woronov

Alfa Romeo Issima

Alfa Romeo Issima

Alfa Romeo Issima

Launched in 1996, at the Geneva Motor Show, Alfa Romeo Issima was designed by Sbarro, a Swiss automobile design company. The Issima features a combined V12 engine that delivers 500 HP. Image Credits @ Benny Shih

It is not uncommon for modern concept car designers to also make fully operational vehicles especially when the concept vehicle is intended to display a mechanical and engineering breakthrough. Alfa Romeo since its very conception has been exemplary of the various design and technological breakthroughs in automobile design. Image Credits @

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