Up for auction is a SUPERB running 1971 Alfa Romeo 1750 Spider. It has been converted from fuel injection to dual carbs. Carb filters are not mounted but they are included (shown in picture). Those should be tuned by a professional before driving.
Alfas sold in the States during this period were outfitted with SPICA mechanical fuel injection, a measure taken by Alfa Romeo when the previous side-draft carburetors could not be made to pass American emissions standards. Cars so equipped are generally known to run well, and to most drivers, seem not to have sacrificed much of their trademark liveliness. The system has also proven reliable, yet many owners over the years have removed the injection in favor of side-draft carburetors. To many Alfa fans, this is seen as a desirable upgrade, assuming the parts and installation were handled properly.
The Pininfarina-designed 105 (later 115) series Alfa Romeo Spider was in production from 1966 until 1993, and is now considered an iconic classic. It is a front- engine, rear wheel drive car seating two people.
The car is delightful to drive, superbly balanced and nimble with light, effective steering. The engines all rev freely and pull well, with the 1750 commonly being considered the smoothest. Most mechanical parts are interchangeable throughout the four series, and there is also engine and drive-train commonality with most other Alfas of the era. Parts supply is plentiful, with a huge range of high-quality remanufactured parts and upgrades being available. Engines are easy to work on and robust, with chain-driven cams and wet piston liners.
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Engine is in great shape, interior is in great shape. Body has a scratch on the driver side door. Will need to be picked up by truck. It's been sitting in the garage for a couple years.
|“scratch on side door, carb filters need to be mounted (included) and tuned.” |
| Year: || 1971 || VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): || AR1485475 |
| Mileage: || 15,069 || Interior Color: || Black |
| Make: || Alfa Romeo || Number of Cylinders: || 4 |
| Model: || Spider || Transmission: || Manual |
| Trim: || Covertible || Body Type: || Convertible |
| Engine: || 4 cyl || Warranty: || Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty |
| Drive Type: || Manual || Vehicle Title: || Clear |
| Fuel Type: || Gasoline || Exterior Color: || White |
| For Sale By: || Private Seller |