1962 Alfa Romeo GiuliettaSpider 1600
Year of manufacture1962
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourWhite
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: AR 374153
With the advent of the 1950s, Alfa Romeo was forced to rationalise its production in order to survive financially. Nonetheless the firm still maintained a strong sporting tendency, and a model was always available to satisfy the whims of Alfa’s affluent young customers; such a car was the Giulia Spider.
Like its predecessor the Giulietta, the Giulia sported elegant open coachwork by Pininfarina, but the principal improvement came with the new 1.6 litre engine which replaced the old 1.3 litre unit. The result was a smoother, less fussy performance, with more torque and a more serious, powerful feeling. The familiar high-pitched exhaust rasp developed a noticeably lower to