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
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Now, the standard Alfa Romeo Junior was far from ugly. Giorgetto Giugiaro (then at Bertone) put a body on it for the ages when the car came out in 1963 and the car took off. By 1967, the Alfa management was so satisfied with the original shape’s success that they decided to turn to the team across town at Zagato to see what more could be squeezed out of the design from a performance perspective. The result was the Junior Z. … [Read more...] about The Alfa Romeo Junior Z Was A Kammback Kid
This ‘86 is claimed to be the Quadrifoglio Verde edition, a model introduced this year and featuring side skirts, rubber air-dam and spoiler and an available hardtop. The QVs were not made available from the factory in gold in ’86, as is this car, and offered a different hardtop, wheels, and front under-tray so it’s probably not. There’s plenty of evidence here to indicate that this car has been resprayed so it’s not 100% out of the question. … [Read more...] about At $3,500, Is This Kinda Rough 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Still A Pretty Slick Deal?
The photo comes from James Grabow and features a 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ. The car, James said, is the same one listed for sale with a $119,500 price tag last year. But after driving the car more, James said “the owner decided he was going to keep it” rather than make the sale. The owner hasn’t driven the car much since, though—apparently, it has less than 2,500 miles on it. … [Read more...] about Your Ridiculously Awesome Alfa Romeo SZ Wallpaper Is Here
Winter is the best time to consider buying a convertible since nothing shows how tough you are as does1991 BMW 318i that looked tidy and had a top that you could drop. Two issues might just scuttle the plan, however. One of those was the seller’s ominous note that the car had a “salvage history.” The other was its $5,995 price tag which 54 percent of you deemed too high, dunning the car with a Crack Pipe loss. … [Read more...] about At $5,200, Could This 1993 Alfa Romeo 164S Turn You Into A True Enthusiast?