First Alfa Romeo Arna went off the assembly line in 1983. It was characterized as family small vehicle. This model was first time performed at Frankfurt Auto Show in 1983. The model itself was a result of Alfa Romeo and Nissan collaboration and its name was transcribed as вЂњAlfa Romeo Nissan AutoveicoliвЂќ Nissan Cherry N12 was twin of Alfa Romeo Arna. Most parts for model were borrowed from the Alfa Romeo Alfasud, but independent rear suspension this car got from Nissan models. In common this car was very good but important fact that caused вЂњdeathвЂќ of Arna was electronics problems which led to a rather serious damages. All it influenced marketability of new model. The company ceased production of Arna just four years after release and barely sold remnants of cars from the stock.
Alfa Romeo Arna had been produced since 1984 till 1987.