Lot 226 - 1974 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV
|Estimate||£35,000 - £40,000|
The Giulia 105 Series Coupé was first shown to the motoring press on 9th September, 1963, at the new Arese works in Milan and was mechanically based on the TI saloon (Berlina). Known as the Sprint GT, later versions were introduced that included the GT Veloce and 1750 GTV. June 1971 saw the replacement of the 1750 GTV with the 2000 GTV, the new model being presented at Gardone. A larger displacement engine of 1962cc in the new 2000 GTV saw power increase over its predecessor that now gave 132bhp and a top speed of more than 120mph. The greater low speed torque and larger flexibility at higher revs is a feature of this 2.0 litre capacity engine. Externally a new horizontal front grille incorporated the Alfa shield and the rear wing line was revised giving a slightly sleeker look, green cloverleaf badges adorned the rear pillars and the rear light clusters were enlarged. The interior trim was revised with velour cloth material for the seats and the instruments were grouped into one cluster to enable easier and quicker scanning of the instruments. Production ceased in 1976.
This lovely example was imported from Pennsylvania, USA in August 2017 from a dealership who were selling it on behalf of the car’s first owner! It was subsequently sold to only its second registered owner in the last couple of years. It is resplendent in gleaming red having had a respray this year which looks fabulous. The engine has recently been rebuilt with a conversion from injection to twin Dellorto DHLA 45 carburettors and amongst various other works carried out by Classic Alfa in Croydon were new shock absorbers on the front, new brake pads all round, brand new front bumper, new Campagnolo alloy wheels and new tyres. Its brown interior is totally original and the engine is mated to a five speed gearbox. A rare Italian sports car which is highly sought after and we are proud to offer this particular example which is in great condition.
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