Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Portrait of Evolution: 1988 Alfa Romeo Milano Verde

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. At least that is the rationale given for factory racing programs, especailly those that race sedans.  Of course the racecar might look a little different than the showroom floor version (because areo)  But then that is what aftermarket body kits are for.  Find this 1988 Alfa Romeo Milano Verde with an evolution body kit for sale in "Quenns" (sic), NY for $5,500 via craigslist.
Tip from Rock On!


Back in the late 80's Alfa Romeo raced a turbocharged version of the Milano (or 75 in the Old Country) in the DTM or German Touring Car series.  The race version was all decked out in the latest areo skirts, flares und dams.  Over here in the New World, we got the V-6 version of the Milano, either in its 2.5 liter Silver or Gold trim level or the 3.0 liter Verde.  Filling a racer wannabe gap in the market, an Italian company offered an "Evo" body kit replica of the 75 Turbo Evoluzione racer.  This Verde has the kit installed which consisted of a a new front bumper, front splitter, side skirts, rear bumper, and front and rear wheel arch flares.


As to the rest of the car, no interior or engine shots are included in the ad, so you are shooting in the dark until you get hands on with the subject.  Ask about the timing belt.

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Gianni is Daily Turismo's Pacific Northwest correspondent.  He hates portrait shots of cars.

4 comments:

  1. Where is beef?
    Those tiny rims and tires look like skateboard wheels from the 1990s.

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    1. As a skateboarder from the 1990s, I can vouch that this car would indeed be able to do some sick slappy noseslides

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    2. As a skateboarder from the 80's, I can vouch that vert rules---why'd you 90's guys have to go and make everything street?

      As for this car, I miss the days when $5k would buy you the nicest Milano extant, much less some sketchy one from a vague CL ad.

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  2. I don't want to buy your car but I sure wanna hear it rev!
    Like telling the girl in the bar you don't wanna be her boyfriend but would like to see her ......

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