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 the 1900 Register
I am simply a
1900 enthusiast, not an Alfa 1900 owner, expert or historian.
Marshall (UK) and Joost
Gompels (USA) are all of those things and
more, and they welcome your Alfa 1900-related
inquiries. Website inquiries, though, should go to
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, 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
Farina Coupe *01598* on BaT
The ex-Gallagher PF coupe, *01598*,
is a RHD example and is for sale on Bring-a-Trailer.
Classic, Sardinia, 2019
Lionel sent a link to a great Petrolicious
article about this very interesting event,
of which I had no prior knowledge. Check
out a very interesting Fiat 1100 Castagna
@ Retromobile February, 2020
Retromobile is staged annually in Paris
and is arguably the greatest car show on
earth. Here's a gallery of Alfa photos
and Petrolicious. Enjoy!
Boano on French Website
French website posted an interesting retro
article on *01846*
. The website is a bit of a mess and the
text is in French, so your browser
will need to translate it for you. Grazie,
Alfa Romeo & Museum Sinsheim
In Sep2019, Technik Museum Sinsheim opened a new hall to honour
Alfa Romeo. The opening ceremony featured VIPs from Alfa
Romeo, and special cars from the Arese
New 6C Book
by Millenove Author
new book, La Passione 6C2300-6C2500,
is excellent. Click on
the photo at left for details, or email
Jurgen directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fabulous New Book...
The new book by 1900 owner and SCM
contributor Donald Osborne, Stile
is beautifully done and a great addition to
2nd Edition Available...
Hans-Juergen Doehren's must-have 1900
"bible", Millenove, has been updated, improved and
expanded. Pricing is 78 Euros for the
book plus 35 Euros for shipping, presumably
by air to USA addresses. Contact
Juergen directly to order your copy.
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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