Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian automaker founded on June 24, 1910 in Milan. Alfa Romeo has been a part of the Fiat Group since 1986, and since February 2007 a part of Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. The company was owned by Italian state holding company Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale between the end of 1932 to 1986. The company was originally known as A.L.F.A., which is an acronym for Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (English: Lombard Automobile Factory, Public Company).
The 2600 series was named for the aluminum 2.6-liter six-cylinder twin-cam engine provided in these vehicles. Production of the Spider convertible with coachwork by Touring was 2,152. A five-speed transmission and 4-wheel disc brakes were featured.
Production of the 2600 continued until 1969. During its lifespan, 2,255 Spider models were produced.