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Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce No Reserve on 2040-cars

US $4,800.00
Year:1988 Mileage:134500
Location:

Naples, Florida, United States

Naples, Florida, United States
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:4 cyl gas
For Sale By:Private Seller
Condition:
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VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: zarbc5761j1056019
Year: 1988
Make: Alfa Romeo
Model: Spider
Options: CD Player, Convertible
Trim: convertible
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Drive Type: manual
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Mileage: 134,500

Old school classic Italian sports car. 4 cyl 120 hp,  5 speed manual avg 25-28 mpg. Also known as a Poor Man's Ferrari. Wonderful and fun car to drive.

Been a daily driver for the last 2 years

The positives:  Strong engine and transmission. Excellent brakes and new tires this past spring. New catalytic converter. CD radio.Looks good with  decent paint in the correct Alfa Metalic Blue #370  only minor dings from regular use. Interior is decent and not torn up. Power windows work fine. Wipers work fine. Original seatbelts replaced with standard over the shoulder belts. Head lights, etc. work except for the turn signals.

The nagatives:  The top is old and worn but useable. Should be replaced to make the car look really good. The turn signals stopped working,  The air condition system is there and functions but will need an update and recharge. Speedometer dosent work, but the odometer trips the miles. Alternator is new a couple years ago and puts out 13.5 v , but the the volt meter on the dash does not read properly. Power mirrrors don't function and need to adjust mirrors by hand. Hand brake doesn't hold very well anymore. One of the trunk hinges came off so I use a support to hold trunk up.

The car has normal wear and tear reflecting regular use and age. Has approx 134,500 miles

If someone wants a nice car to drive and continue the restoration this is it at a fair price well below NADA book value.

I'll be glad to answer any questions.

Thanks for looking.

Note: If winning bidder does not want the car at the time of inspection and prior to delivery I will make a full refund.

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