1962 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider 1600

Highlights

  • A rare and coveted example of the first series
  • Imported to Italy and restored in 1991
  • Italian Certificate of Historical relevance (CRS) present
  • The current owner has owned it for 4 years, the previous owner kept it for 30 years
  • Comes with 1991 registration papers and spare wheel
  • Has just covered some 1000km at the Giro di Sicilia rally earlier in May, without having missed a beat.

The Appeal


Often cited as one of the most elegant spiders of all time, along with such splendid cars as the Mercedes-Benz W113 SL 'Pagoda' and the Lancia B24 Aurelia Spider, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Serie 101 offered style and performance of the highest order. Once frequently spotted on the roads of the Riviera and starring in great films such as 'The Day of the Jackal', it is the epitome of the 'Dolce Vita' of the 1960s and remains a much-loved classic to this day.

This example from the first series, with its attractive 'Bianco Spino' paintwork, has been carefully restored and maintained. The seller has put it to good use, participating in long-distance races such as the Tour Du Péloponnèse. It holds a CRS (Certificate of Historical Significance) certificate and the booklet shows the car's first registration in Italy. The seller informs us that it will be delivered with a valid overhaul, which means that this delightful classic Alfa will be ready to be enjoyed.

History and documentation

  • Built in 1962 and sold in the USA
  • Imported to Italy and restored in 1991
  • Italian Certificate of Historical relevance (CRS) present
  • Not currently registered with ASI
  • Current ownership since 2020
  • Overhaul is valid

Condition

  • Professionally repainted in the original 'Bianco Spino' colour
  • The bodywork has been restored to a very high standard
  • A new soft top was installed
  • The seller reports a scratch/mark on the engine bonnet near the air intake
  • Black faux leather interior in very good condition with no significant signs of wear and tear
  • Reportedly, all electrical cabin services and accessories work properly, but the cigar lighter is missing
  • Comes with a spare wheel
Restored to its original specification, this stunningly beautiful Giulia Spider looks perfect and is in fantastic condition. The bodywork and paintwork show very few flaws and the same can be said for the interior, which is largely free of wear and tear. As an example from the first series, it has the instrumentation of the early examples, which we are told is in good condition as are the controls, switches and checks. A new soft top has been fitted and the seller demonstrates that it works properly.

The Mechanics

  • 1.6-litre four-cylinder twin-shaft North engine
  • Five-speed manual gearbox
  • We have been told that the engine and transmission are in perfect working order, used for long trips abroad without any problems
  • Last routine maintenance was carried out two years ago
  • Slight oil leak from underneath engine, which a mechanic suggested was probably due to a bearing
  • Fuel tank recently cleaned, brake system partially new, all front and rear brake cylinders replaced and brake master cylinder overhauled
  • Everything in the engine compartment is in good condition
With the fabulous all-alloy 'Nord' twin-cam 'Nord' engine by Giuseppe Busso under the bonnet in the top 1.6-litre version, this Alfa performed really well for a car of its era, especially for one with only four cylinders. It also covered significant distances during regularity rallies without manifesting any problems. Although it could benefit from routine maintenance and the correction of the minor faults mentioned above, this example is ready to be enjoyed and is reportedly in excellent mechanical condition.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1962
  • Make Alfa Romeo
  • Model Giulia
  • Colour White
  • Odometer 104,217 Kilometres
  • Engine size 1600
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Roma
  • Country Italy
Bidding history
2 bids
  • jose-vi•••• €15,000 19/06/24
  • Bifonio €10,000 19/06/24
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