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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
THE Alfa Romeo Giuletta is a car that would get all Alfistis going. For the fan, it is the equivalent of an SL to a Mercedes.
The grand dame turns 50 this year. That this Italian beauty has a woman's name is no surprise. What's interesting is the different stories of how the name became stuck to the car.
One version claims that the name was suggested by the wife of Italian Leonardo Sinisgalli but the more interesting account tells of a remark by a Russian prince.
It appears that after the launch of the Alfa Romeo 1900 at the Paris Motor show in 1950, several company directors made their way to a famous nightclub and the prince, who made it a …