There is something about owning and driving an Alfa that is different than other cars. I’ve owned British and Japanese sports cars, but nothing is like driving an Alfa. It’s really an emotional thing that’s hard to explain.
The Alfa organization is fantastic about supporting owners and fans, or Alfisti as we are known. For example, the factory maintains a database of all cars ever made and will share that information with owners. The man in charge of this effort is Marco Fazio and here is a video where he explains what it means to be an Alfisti. The last 30 seconds are better than I could ever explain.
I wrote him to find out more about my car and here is the reply