French Insanity: The Clio V6

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As the new millennium was approaching, Renault had managed to keep track of their marbles for almost 13 years. The bonkers, mid-engined, homologation special known as the Turbo 2 had ended production in 1986 and les boffins at Renault began misplacing their marbles and were itching to produce a spiritual successor, which would emerge in…

Alfa Romeo’s Monsters – Part 2

Last week I asked you to endure the appearance of the polarising Alfa SZ. This week I ask you once again to don the ugly-protection goggles as we take a look at the SZ’s equally eyeball-upsetting cousin, the Alfa Romeo 75 Quadrifoglio Verde. The name is about as elegant as the car’s appearance is, so…

Monday Money – Just a cool Alfa

Based on the less “exciting” 4-door Alfetta (though I am not sure we should label any 70’s or 80’s Alfa not exciting!), the Alfetta GT or GTV is an awesome looking little fastback coupe designed by Giugiaro and was introduced in 1974 in its first version. Also called the Sprint Veloce, it was offered in…