1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556
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1966 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider Chassis no. AR 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556
Sold for €22,652 (US$ 28,676) inc. premium

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1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider 'Osso di Sepia'  Chassis no. 660557 Engine no. AR 00536 02556
1966 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider
Coachwork by Pininfarina

Chassis no. AR 660557
Engine no. AR 00536 02556
A modern classic by Pininfarina, the simple yet elegant spider bodywork premiered on the 1966 Duetto would prove enduringly popular after a rather critical initial reception, lasting well into the 1990s. Under the skin, the Duetto's mechanicals were essentially those of the 105-Series Giulia saloon, featuring independent front suspension, a coil-suspended live rear axle and four-wheel disc brakes. The power unit was the 1.6-litre, 109bhp version of Alfa's classic double-overhead-camshaft four as installed in the Giulia Sprint GTV.

Performance fully matched the Duetto's stunning looks, with 100km/h reachable in around 11 seconds and a top speed of 190km/h. The model achieved worldwide public recognition after starring alongside Dustin Hoffman in the film, The Graduate but was produced for only two years before being superseded by the 1.8-litre '1750' Spyder Veloce in 1967.

The example offered here belongs to the 1st Series, known popularly as the 'osso di sepia' (cuttlefish bone) – a reference to its curved profile. (The 2nd Series featured a squared-off stern and is known as the 'coda tronca' or short tail). We are advised that the engine was overhauled in 2011 by Officina Girola in Saronno, Italy, since when some 15,000 kms have been covered. Currently registered in Italy, the car is finished in red with black vinyl interior and is described as in generally good condition.

La voiture proposée appartient à la 1e Série appelée familièrement 'os de seiche' en référence à son profil curviligne. (La 2e Série s'en distinguait par un arrière tronqué d'où son surom de 'coda tronca'). Il nous a été précisé que le moteur avait été refait en 2011 par Officina Girola de Saronno (Italie) et que la voiture a parcouru depuis environ 15,000 kms.

Actuellement immatriculée en Italie, la voiture peinte en rouge avec intérieur en vinyle noir est décrite comme étant en très bon état général.

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