Alfa Romeo Owner's Club, "Spica Technical Notes." This is an essential reference guide for any Alfa with Spica injection, which includes all the US specification cars. This book contains collected articles from Alfa club newsletters over the years, and official and unofficial setup manuals from Alfa Romeo and aftermarket rebuilders and racers. Available from the United States Alfa Romeo Owner's Club. Contact AROC, Shayna Geller, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960-2824 (1994).
Joe Benson, "Illustrated Alfa Romeo Buyer's Guide (2d ed)." This is a buyer's guide for all Alfas, but devotes plenty of space to Giulias, Berlinas, and the relevant running gear. This book is essential reading before buying an Alfa. Motorbooks International, P.O. Box 2, 729 Prospect Avenue, Osceola, WI, 54020. ISBN 0-87938-633-9 (1992).
Pat Braden and Jim Weber, "Alfa Romeo Giulia: History and Restoration." Not specifically geared to the Berlina, but very applicable, as the Berlina was totally derived from the Giulia line. Includes history, mechanical repair and tips, inspection procedures, and purchasing and restoration tips. Motorbooks International, P.O. Box 2, 729 Prospect Avenue, Osceola, WI, 54020. ISBN 0-87938-529-4 (1991).
Pat Braden, "Alfa Romeo Owner's Bible." A good general introduction to Alfas and Alfa ownership, purchasing, maintenance, and problems. Not much specific information on Berlinas, but lots of information that applies to all 105 and 115 series cars. Robert Bentley Inc., Publishers, 1000 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138. ISBN 0-8376-0707-8 (1994).
R.M. Clarke (compilation), "Alfa Romeo Giulia Berlinas, 1962 - 1976." This is a compilation of reprinted articles from contemporary magazines during the heyday of the Giulia and Berlina. Much of the material concerns RHD cars from Australia and England. Brooklands Book Distribution Ltd., ISBN 1 869826 299. Available in the United States from Motorbooks, International, P.O. Box 2, 729 Prospect Avenue, Osceola, WI, 54020.
d'Amico and Tabucchi, "All the Alfa Romeo Production Cars 1910 - 1996." An updated version of Fusi's definitive two-volume resource on Alfa Romeo production cars, below.
Luigi Fusi, "Alfa Romeo Catalogue Raisonne 1910 - 1989." The definitive resource on Alfa Romeo production cars. A large, expensive, two-volume set, complete with photos, production numbers, and the factory's blessing.
John Tipler, "Alfa Romeo Berlinas." An expanded version of Tipler's other Alfa sedan book, below, in hardback form. Covers Alfa sedans up through 2000; one chapter covers Berlinas and Giulias together with a mixture of period and modern photos. Emphasizes modern racing in UK. Color and black and white photos. Has a few errors and concentrates on Alfettas and later. Veloce Publishing PLC, 33 Trinity St., Dorchester DT1 1TT, England. ISBN 1-901295-74-5 (2000). Available in the United States from Motorbooks International, P.O. Box 2, 729 Prospect Avenue, Osceola, WI, 54020.
John Tipler, "Alfa Romeo Sporting Saloons." An overview on Alfa sedans from the earliest days to the late 1990s. Decent coverage of Berlinas and Giulias with black and white photos, but has some errors and concentrates on the Alfettas and later series. Little coverage of US market. Sutton Publishing Limited. Phoenix Mill, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloustershire, England, GL5 2BU. ISBN 0-7509-2078-5 (1999). Available in the United States from Motorbooks International, P.O. Box 2, 729 Prospect Avenue, Osceola, WI, 54020.
Copyright © 1997 by Andrew D. Watry
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