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Sold 1998 Alfa Romeo GTV Spider 2.0 Ltr Twinspark
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1998 Alfa Romeo GTV Spider 2.0 Ltr Twinspark


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The Alfa Spider offers a healthy dose of Latin charisma and some of the best engines you'll come across anywhere...these Spiders are never anything less than a blast.

Naturally, you'll have to make some sacrifices if you want to enjoy open top motoring and the Spider will require you to travel light. It's a car that adheres to the grand old traditions of a small weekend bag, your nearest and dearest and the open road.

It's a romantic ideal in a country like ours and from launch, the Spider was a steady seller for Alfa Romeo.

The Spider borrows its heritage form the old-shape Spider, which achieved celebrity status courtesy of Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate. That said, the Spider would probably have been a success even if Anne Bancroft had twitched her curtain to see Dustin rolling up in a Morris Oxford.

In certain respects the heritage goes back further than the 'Duetto' to the Giulietta Spider of 1955-1962 which, like this 1996 car, was also designed by Pininfarina.

ABOUT THIS CAR

  • Very Tidy Condition Throughout.
  • 5 speed manual
  • Beautiful Italian Style and Performance
  • Manual Roof
  • Service History
  • Full Leather Interior
  • Cambelt Done at 93205 Miles
  • Two new Front Tires
  • New Rear window
  • Radio with USB
  • Clean straight body with nice paint
  • Absolutely gorgeous Interior
  • Very clean engine bay and boot area.
  • Imported from the UK and first registered in NZ in 2007

The styling is unmistakably Alfa Romeo, from that trademark triangular grille, through those distinctive twin circular headlamps to the classic curves of the pretty rear. That the Spider feels like an expensive car is thanks to careful touches.

This car has not been thrashed and has no known electrical problems and interior creaks and rattles.

On the road, sixty is just over eight seconds away en route to 130mph in the Twin Spark. If there's a better-sounding engine than this, it's difficult to think of it offhand.

The Spider may not boast contemporary niceties like a folding hard top or stability control electronics, but once you've fired the engine up and blasted the Alfa down the road, you may not care. Track down a well looked after example like this one and you'll have a car that only grows better with age.

Car will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.

TRANSPORT / WORLDWIDE SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.

Viewing is STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT only.

This vehicle has been sold

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DISCLAIMER (Please Read)

NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993

Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.

Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.

The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.

The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.

The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz anytime.

PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.