- This 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 is up for public sale till Sunday, Might 28.
- The light-weight little sports activities coupe is powered by a twin-cam 2.0-liter four-cylinder and was rated at 129 horsepower when new.
- The automobile appears to be like to be in unimaginable situation and is alleged to have been refurbished within the 2010s underneath earlier possession.
We appear to be reaching a brand new peak on the sine graph representing automobile sizes. Mid-size pickups have grown past that of full-size vans from not too a few years in the past. Sedans and crossovers proceed to balloon upwards and outwards. A 2023 BMW i7 xDrive60 lately tipped the Automotive and Driver scales at over 6000 kilos.
We have not at all times had such enormous vehicles, although. This little Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 was thought of an ideal-sized sport coupe for the driving fanatic of the early Seventies. And offered you do not thoughts mixing it up with outsized trendy visitors, you’ll be able to expertise this Alfa your self, because the automobile is at the moment up for public sale at Convey a Trailer—which, like Automotive and Driver, is a part of Hearst Autos.
As all outdated Italian sports activities coupes needs to be, the Alfa is completed in crimson over black vinyl—with a wood steering wheel and woodgrain trim lining the sprint. The automobile appears to be like to be in incredible situation, maybe not concours prepared, however greater than prepared to point out off at an area automobile occasion. The automobile is alleged to have been refurbished underneath earlier possession within the 2010s earlier than it was acquired by the present vendor in 2021.
In keeping with the itemizing, each the camshaft and oil pan have been resealed in March 2023. The two.0-liter double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine options SPICA mechanical gas injection and was manufacturing facility rated at 129 horsepower and 130 pound-feet of torque. Energy is shipped to the rear wheels by a five-speed guide transmission.
The itemizing places the odometer at 27K miles, roughly 1000 of which have been added by the present proprietor, although the automobile’s complete mileage is unknown.
You could not have the towering seating place that is so standard at present, however this little Alfa will put a smile in your face each time get behind the wheel—and even take a look at it. At this writing, bidding sits at simply over $25,000. The public sale ends Might 28.
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Jack Fitzgerald’s love for vehicles stems from his as but unshakable dependancy to Formulation 1.
After a quick stint as a detailer for an area dealership group in school, he knew he wanted a extra everlasting option to drive all the brand new vehicles he couldn’t afford and determined to pursue a profession in auto writing. By hounding his school professors on the College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, he was capable of journey Wisconsin looking for out tales within the auto world earlier than touchdown his dream job at Automotive and Driver. His new objective is to delay the inevitable demise of his 2010 Volkswagen Golf.