1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Spyder 101

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Azzuro Chiaro
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: OEU 739 Chassis Number: 583070
At its birth in 1954, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta was given a "750" series number, which denoted the coupes, convertibles, and sedans with a 1290cc engine and four-speed transmission. The lightweight, high-performance Veloce models retained this number, though it had many specific components that did not interchange with those fitted to normal Sprint coupes and Spider convertibles.
During 1959, a new model, designated "101," was announced. At this time, the Spider‘s wheelbase was lengthened and a few cosmetic changes were made to the exterior: Convertibles adopted non-opening door vent windows, coupes added a fine egg-crate texture to the centre and side grilles, and both gained larger tail-lights.
The example on offer here has been used sparingly since it was fully restored and recommissioned in 2007, during whi