purpose of this website
is to foster
interest in Alfa Romeo 1900 automobiles, aid
in their preservation, and reduce the
wrongful application of legitimate
opinions expressed on this website are solely
those of the webmaster and do not necessarily
reflect the opinions of either the International
Alfa Romeo 1900 Register or other Alfa 1900
I am simply a
1900 enthusiast, not an Alfa 1900 owner, expert or historian.
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Touring Coupe Nomenclature...
Is it a Series III or a Tipo 4? Roman numerals or
Arabic numbers aside, the 1900 Touring Sprint/Super
Sprint coupes are commonly designated Series I, Series II and
Series III, for the three obvious generations of
However, the Series
I Touring Sprint came in two varieties: the earlier cars
with doors that covered internal rocker panels
("long-door" Sprints), and
the later cars with shorter doors that ended above external
rocker panels ("short-door" Sprints).
Marshall--"guru" of the International Alfa Romeo 1900
Register-- uses the term "Tipo 1" to
describe the long-door Series I Touring Sprints and "Tipo
2" to describe the short-door Series I Touring
then, the Series II Touring Super Sprints become, in Peter's scheme,
Tipo 3 and Series III Touring Super Sprints are
called Tipo 4.
This website uses
Peter's designations for the Touring Sprint and
Super Sprint coupes.
THE LATEST 1900
In June2023, I will probably let my web
hosting accounts expire, at which time all
of the content on both of my Alfa
Companion websites will disappear. I am
old, my computer is old and my software is
old. It is becoming increasingly difficult
to keep everything going, so I have
decided to call it quits and give lots of
advanced notice. Feel free to download
anything that you find interesting or
important.--Bob Schnittger, 28Nov2022
NEWS: [also see
III Metal-Forming Buck
*10321* owner/restorer TJ Noto has a wood
buck for recreating a Tipo4's front sheet
metal. He is willing to share it if you
need it. Contact TJ at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
1900 Quattroporte Book Available!
Carlo Di Bella (*07822TI*)
has self-published a new book devoted
exclusively to the 1900 berlina/Super/TI. Contact
Carlo directly at email@example.com.
by Peter Marshall.
& La Passione Still Available
Author Hans-Jurgen Doehren still has a few
copies of his two excellent books, on 1900s and on
6C2500s, available. eMail Jurgen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Juergen directly at email@example.com
to order either.
website "Radical" has produced a very nice and
seemingly very thorough listing of Alfa
Romeo types by model. The 1900 section is
particularly flush with examples.
Winners from Petrolicious...
Here are five top-notch Petrolicious films
for the Alfa 1900 enthusiast: Hand-made
Steering Wheels and Ruote
Fake, Replica or
Real? Caveat Emptor...
With increasing Alfa 1900 values come
more cars with questionable provenance. If
you think you have found a "lost"
Zagato, do your homework and be prepared to
prove its authenticity!
Tip for New Owners
Bernd Kussmaul (*02115*)
cautions new 1900 owners that using the
proper gear oil is essential for getting the
most out of 1900 5-speed gearboxes, perhaps
Brake Scoops Available from Italy
Paolo Galafassi's Classic
Vintage Car company is making
reproduction front brake scoops for 1900CSS
(Super Sprint coupes) and 1900-TI sedans. Contact
them for more information.
1900C Super Sprint...
Bill Noon at Symbolic International shares
his thoughts on why Alfa 1900s, in
particular the Tipo3 CSS Super Sprint
coupes by Carrozzeria Touring, are so special.
Thinking about restoring your Alfa 1900 or
other classic, especially if it's your first
go at it? You should read about TJ's
experience with *10321*
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