1959 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider (2001)

A replacement for the 1900 line, the 102-series 2000 cars first appeared in 1958 and were unusual in so far as production of the Touring-bodied Spider version outstripped that of the four-door Berlina. A Bertone-bodied Sprint coupe followed in 1960. Nowadays referred to as the “Cast-Iron 2-liter,” the twin-cam 2000 engine combined elements of the superseded 1900 and new Giulietta, retaining the former’s cast-iron block and separate cam covers but featuring the latter’s bucket-and-shim method of valve adjustment. Spider and Read More