It has been said by some that every true petrolhead has either owned an Alfa Romeo or, at the very least, wanted to. If this is true, 24 June 2020 is a very significant day for car enthusiasts, because it marks the 110th anniversary of of Alfa’s formation in Milan, less than a hundred miles from its current home in Turin.
Join us as we look back at some of the firm’s most revered models, including the stunning – and totally unique – Disco Volante.
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“When BMW launched the M2 Competition last year, we wondered how it could be topped. The answer is with the M2 CS. Question marks about its ride aside, it’s one of the best driver’s cars you’ll see this year.”
Bold claims indeed, but BMW’s M division doesn’t mess about when it comes to launching a run-out special of its most acclaimed models. This, then, is the M2 CS – a snarling swansong for the smallest model in Munich’s performance portfolio. But excitement aside, can it really be worth £24,000 more than the already-impressive M2 Competition? We find out at Germany’s Sachsenring race circuit.
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