<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888

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1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE

Sold for US$ 19,800 inc. premium
1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE

Chassis no. AR3041888

1,962cc DOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
Spica Mechanical Fuel Injection
132bhp at 5,500rpm
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Independent Front Suspension - Live Rear Axle
4-Wheel Disc Brakes


*In single ownership from new until 2013
*Largely original, unrestored condition
*Recent mechanical refurbishment
*Classic Pininfarina styling
*Great and usable classic Alfa Romeo in striking livery



THE ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE

A modern classic by Pininfarina, the simple-yet-elegant "Kamm tail" Spider bodywork which premiered on the 1970 Spider Veloce would prove enduringly popular, lasting into the 1990s. The Spider's mechanics were essentially those of the Giulia while the engine was the GTV's double-overhead-camshaft four. The original 1750 version was a one-year-only model, with the advent of the Spica-injected 2000 model in 1971. 

Wind tunnel testing resulted in the 2000's signature drag-reducing Kamm tail, while other improvements over the earlier Duetto models included bigger brakes and a limited-slip differential. Outstanding speed, acceleration and handling were all characteristics of this class-leading model, which nevertheless possessed a remarkable docility, even at high speeds. Italian for 'quick', the Veloce is indeed a speedy classic Alfa Romeo.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This Giallo Pagaoda 2000 was sold by Chris Nikel's Autohaus in Tulsa, Oklahoma to its first owner on September 13th, 1973. Surely very happy with the Italian sports car, this gentleman would keep the car for nearly forty years! Meticulously maintained since new, it has spent much of its life in the car-friendly climates of Oklahoma and central Texas. Showing less than 19,000 miles from new, the Alfa is very original save for a single repaint done in the original color. In 2013, over $7,000 was been spent on mechanical refurbishment.

Since 2013 the car has resided in the mild southern California climate, most recently in fashionable Beverly Hills with a local car enthusiast. With devoted care from new and a long history of maintenance, there is little more one could want from this wonderfully preserved, sleek Italian Spider.
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<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
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<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
<B>1973 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. AR3041888
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