It is a total niche vehicle and I get that. Many a gearhead don’t even know what it is, or tell me they have never seen one in person if they do. I am willing to listen to reasonable offers. But I will not sell to the dreamer or someone who does not have a garage, knows how to turn a wrench or has a mechanic that can. She deserves better. … [Read more...] about At $5,200, Could This 1993 Alfa Romeo 164S Turn You Into A True Enthusiast?
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Whether it features extensive car conversations or not, may your week ahead be as artsy as this wallpaper. Unless you’re not into art. In that case, just have a good week. (And if you’re feeling artsy, feel free to submit a photo or two to be considered for future weekend wallpapers to the email address below.) … [Read more...] about Your Ridiculously Awesome Alfa Romeo SZ Wallpaper Is Here
Those miles would be considered meager for most cars, but this is an Alfa so… well, wow. It’s hard to find Alfa Spiders that aren’t either garage queens or fright pigs. This one seems to be in that baby bear world of in-between. Yeah, it needs a bit of bodywork and an interior tidying to make presentable, but it seemingly doesn’t have major mechanical issues that would prevent its enjoyment until those aesthetic issues are sorted out. … [Read more...] about At $3,500, Is This Kinda Rough 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Still A Pretty Slick Deal?
You can never quite shake the feeling that the ES-30 is a kit car. It is too angular, too plastic, too downright quirky to be an official product, yet that’s exactly what it it. Alfa Romeo produced 1036 coupés—called SZ for Sprint Zagato—and 284 Roadster Zagatos. You could have any engine you desired, as long as it was Alfa’s mellifluent screaming and bellowing 3-liter V6, the one with all six intake manifold pipes lined up in a regiment of chrome almost too pretty to look at. … [Read more...] about How Alfa Romeo Waved Goodbye to Rear-Wheel Drive
And this is what Ercole Spada and the rest of Zagato came up with. Its kammbacked design is a striking departure from Giugiaro’s original curvy three-box shape. Much of the panels of the new car were aluminum, and the drag coefficient was lowered significantly along with the weight. The front end featured plexiglass in front of the headlights and in lieu of the traditional chromed triangular grille there was just a cutout; minimalist, functional, and a stark departure from the norms. That was what Zagato was about back then. … [Read more...] about The Alfa Romeo Junior Z Was A Kammback Kid