Thursday, July 21, 2016

1981 Alfa Romeo GTV6

Cars from the early 80s are finally starting to get some respect from collectors -- but prices are still low enough that you can get something like an exotic Italian car with a rear mounted transaxle and the sonorous symphony from a Busso V6.  Find this 1981 Alfa Romeo GTV6 offered for $9,500 in Ft Myers, FL via craigslist.  This post is part of DT's 2016 Birthday Celebration of 100 cars; enjoy the ride!

The GTV6 is a Giorgetto Giugiaro styled beauty that is powered by a 2.5 liter Busso V6, which puts 150 horsepower into a 5-speed manual transaxle.  The spinning parts are somehow connected to the wheels via the magic of a de Dion tube sorta-solid rear end.

See another example of the 80s finest?

1 comment:

  1. So that's what it's supposed to look like.

    Better get back to work on mine. Timing belt time.


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