1986 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV

21 000 EUR
Model
Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV
Year
1986
Condition
n/a
Color
Black
Body Type
Coupe
Fuel Type
Petrol
Power
n/a
Mileage
n/a
ID
#7114
Price
21 000 EUR
Address
Bytoften 10, 5550 Langeskov, Denmark
Country
Denmark
Published
7 months
Bytoften 10, DK - 5550, Langeskov, Denmark

Classic Alfa Romeo Alfetta for Sale

Description

1986 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV6 2.5

 

This car was also called Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce, Alfa Romeo Alfetta or Alfa Romeo GTV.

 

Car specifications:

VIN: ZAR116C0000018748

Transmission: 5-speed manual

 



History of the Alfa Romeo GTV6:

In 1980 the GTV6, a version of the GTV with the SOHC V6 2.5 L engine from the Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 luxury saloon, was released. As a result, the hood received a bulge to clear the top of the intake and became its most pronounced feature. With Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection instead of the six downdraught Dell'Orto carburettors in the early Alfa 6 installation, the V6 was much easier to start and retained its state of tune much better. The V6 received rave reviews from the motoring press, which had previously lambasted the same engine in the Alfa 6 because of the carburettor problems. It found its true home in the GTV6 Gran Turismo body where it could stretch its legs better than in the less sporting Alfa 6 saloon. The fuel injection installation eventually made it into the second series of the Alfa 6 as well. The GTV went through a number of revisions, including a new gear ratios and an updated interior in 1984.

 

The GTV6 was a very successful racing car; the 116 type chassis developed for racing since its first outing in the 1974 San Martino di Castrozza rallye. The racing successes included winning the European Touring Car Championship an unprecedented four years in succession (1982–85), the British Touring Car Championship in 1983 driven by Andy Rouse, as well as many other racing and rallying competitions in national championships as France and Italy. A Group A GTV6 driven by French driver Yves Loubet won its class four years in succession from 1983 to 1986 in the Tour de Corse round of the World Rally Championship.

 

A GTV6 was driven to victory by Greg Carr and Fred Gocentas in the 1987 Australian Rally Championship.

 

Motor magazines have quoted the Busso V6 engine as one of the best sounding engines ever. The British Classic & Sportscar noted it as "The best sounding engine, this side of a Maserati V8".

 

A grey GTV6 is featured for a short period in the James Bond movie Octopussy. Bond (played by Roger Moore) steals the parked car in West Germany while its owner uses a pay phone booth and makes haste towards Octopussy's Circus, where he de-fuses a bomb planted by the villainous Kamal Khan (Louis Jourdan).

VIN
ZAR116C0000018748
Color
Black
Metallic
No
Gearbox
Manual
Steering Wheel
Left-hand drive (LHD)
Drive Wheels
Rear wheel drive (RWD)
Doors
2/3
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