1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT

It would not be out of line for the new owner to face a $3,500-$5,000 repair bill just to put his new toy back on the road, not including major engine rebuilding

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With the introduction of the Giulietta in 1954, Alfa Romeo established the “small car, big performance” formula which would characterize the Milanese marque’s finest offerings from then on. Alfa’s classic 1900-cc twin-cam four was downsized to 1290 cc Read More

Alfa Romeo 6C/8C

Circumstances have conspired to put you in a position to build a really neat 6C/8C hot rod in good conscience, as the high road of preservation just doesn’t make sense here

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We recently received this letter, asking for advice about the restoration of a highly-modified Alfa Romeo 8C. We turned to preservation expert Miles Collier for his response. First, the query:
Dear SCM: I have found myself in an interesting Read More

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sprint

This 1900 has been to more European auctions than most SCMers. But this time around, the seller really timed it right.

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The 1900 debuted with mechanical specifications worthy of the marque’s history. Fitted with a double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine, it was a modern car that was easy to maintain. It was the first Alfa Romeo to have unibody construction, and the cooling system was one of the best of the era. Read More

1992 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Convertible

The nimble little sportster of The Graduate fame is now a mature, if slightly portly, cruiser with a tidy little tuck to its nose and tail. Sort of like what Mrs. Robinson most likely had.

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As described by the seller: One registered owner, West Coast car, totally as new condition in every way. Virtually like the day it left Italy. Only 22,500 careful miles, no accidents, never smoked in. Attractive Read More

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (2004)

The Bertone-penned Sprint Speciale version of the Giulietta first appeared in the Alfa Romeo catalogue in 1957. With super-streamlined bodywork, it was reckoned to be absolutely sensational looking, bearing a marked resemblance to some of the legendary Italian marque’s earlier competition designs, particularly the Disco Volante sports-racer and the still futuristic Berlina Aerodinamica Tecnica show car.
The Giulietta’s successor, the Giulia, appeared in 1962. It featured a larger 1570-cc engine and five-speed gearbox, and was fitted with front disc Read More

1966 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint

As described by the seller on eBay Motors: This rare automobile has been in the body shop for six years. The exterior has been slowly and carefully rebuilt. All the bondo has been removed and replaced with body sections taken mainly from other vintage Alfas.
I purchased the 2600 Sprint in San Francisco, where the car still sits. I moved to Hawaii several years ago and have been unable to follow the project through to its completion. It was Read More

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Corto Corsa

Such is the demand for 8Cs today that even highly compromised examples like this one command whacking great money, as the winning bid demonstrates

For many enthusiasts, no supercharged straight-eight Alfa Romeo has more visual appeal and flair than the short-wheelbase Carozzeria Touring Spider Corsa style, as offered here in chassis 2211080. For many experienced drivers of such cars, this specific sub-group comprises the best handling, most responsive, most nimble and best-braked Read More

1960 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider

Maintaining the Solex PH44 carburetors, with their prone-to-malfunction secondaries, is enough to drive almost any technician to heavy drink

In 1950, Alfa Romeo turned away from the costly and complicated, hand-built, eight- and six-cylinder high performance sports and racing cars that had made their name before World War II. The new 1900 was intended for a very different market, to take the company into the second half of the 20th Century. It Read More

1933 Alfa Romeo Tipo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spyder

The steerinThe steering is precise, the brakes are excellent for the era, and the handling as good as it gets for an early ’30s car

The 1750 Gran Sport is regarded as one of the finest sports racing cars of its time and its race record is nothing short of legendary, with numerous wins in the Mille Miglia, Tourist Trophy and other races coming at the hands of such famed drivers Read More

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint

The Super Sprint is a sleeper in the sub- exotic category of vintage cars

Its factory devastated by wartime bombing, Alfa Romeo did not resume car production until 1947, and the firm’s first all-new offering of the post-war period arrived in 1950. Designed by Dr. Orazio Satta Puliga, and intended for volume production, the 1900 was the first Alfa to employ unitary construction and, in keeping with the company’s sporting heritage, was Read More

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