-Maroon with Tan leather interior, Black carpeting, Restored,
1962cc inline 4-cylinder engine, 5-speed manual transmission,
Alfaholics performance upgrades, Extensively serviced.
Designed by the young Giorgetto Giugiaro for Bertone, the GTV was
an instant classic from its introduction as the Giulia Sprint GT in
1963. The biggest revision came in 1969, with the elimination of
the early "stepped" hood. It was then that the Giulia coupe became
known as the GTV. Engine displacement grew over the years, the
original carbureted 1570-cc DOHC four-cylinder (1600) was replaced
with the 1962-cc (2000) motor in its final evolution, the GTV of
1973-1974. This engine was smoother, torquier and with greater
Originally a California car, this GTV was purchased by a father and
son collector in 2014, it since been restored. It was repainted in
its original Maroon color and upholstered in new Tan leather. Many
performance upgrades were added to make this iconic Alfa more
enjoyable and easier to live with on our modern roads.
These upgrades included an Alfaholics Stage 2 Fast Road/Race
Suspension Package, upgraded S4-type front bar with stronger drop
links, lightweight front spring pans, GTA-style adjustable top
suspension arms for easy camber adjustment, Alfaholics springs with
Koni adjustable shocks, Alfaholics aluminum rear T-bar, Alfaholics
Geometry Pack and Rose Jointed steering arms, Alfaholics
Lightweight trailing arms, heavy-duty rear wheel bearings,
Alfaholics Lightweight brake calipers with vented/cross drilled
rotors, and Alfaholics 7x15 Superleggera GTA-style wheels.
Engine upgrades to this GTV include Stage III head with big valves
and uprated cams from Wes Ingram, complete rebuild of SPICA
injection system matched to cams and head by Wes Ingram, Custom FSR
aluminum radiator with integral oil cooler and
thermostatically-controlled electric fan, new water pump, new
uprated 65A alternator, gear reduction starter, new high capacity
fuel pump and Spruel ceramic-coated headers. Lastly, the 5-speed
manual gearbox was rebuilt with new synchros and tightened gears
and an Alfaholics fast road/race aluminum flywheel and clutch with
high-performance organic facing.
This GTV has enjoyed proper collector-enthusiast ownership for many
years and always maintained regardless of use. This restored GTV is
clean with excellent body fitment and no signs of any damage or
major repairs. Recently, this Alfa was serviced by Autosport
Designs prior to sale to its previous enthusiast owner, a resident
of Colorado, it has also had its stereo upgraded to a new Alpine
unit with USB capability and Infinity speakers.
Used and enjoyed sparingly over the past spring and summer seasons,
this Alfa has returned due to another significant automobile
purchase and the need for garage space.
A truly iconic sports coupe, this Alfa is comfortable, yet dialed
in for around-town cruising. The Alfa GTV's are well balanced cars
with slick gearboxes and nimble/predictable handling, it is a
wonderful vintage sports car in every respect. This said, it is
extremely hard to find this desirable model in this condition. A
recent road test attests to the car performing flawlessly in every
way and it is ready for immediate use and enjoyment.