Italian Cars. old, new, ugly, exotic, anything from Italy

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by AceE, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. palinka

    palinka Sorry, I was taking life seriously

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    They can be had for mid five figures.
    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1994-lancia-delta-integrale-evo-2/

    Yeah, a new STi is cheaper and will outperform it in every single measurable aspect.
    Except the Evo won't depreciate like the STi.
  2. mslim

    mslim If it's worth doing... it's worth overdoing

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  3. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Transient

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    Just so happens that that same car, actually a BMW 327, was at an open house of a local restorer the next week, so yes I do. I was told the original engine, a 2.0L straight six, was replaced some time ago by a '50's period 3.2L BMW V-8, perhaps from a 507.

    I was also told the brakes and suspension are marginal for the speed it is now capable of.

    Nevertheless, it is a beauty!
  4. ADVer

    ADVer Been here awhile

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    Here’s another beauty from the Pittsburgh vintage grand prix couple years ago when BMW was the featured marque.

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  5. mslim

    mslim If it's worth doing... it's worth overdoing

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    Apologies for requesting a German car in the Italian thread. When I was a wild ass teenager in Mississippi (of all places) in the 60's, one of my buddies' worthless Dad had a cabriolet BMW like this in his carport. I have no idea how he came into possession of it. I never remember him driving it, but it was complete and unrestored. German silver not a two tone like your example.

    And yes it did have a straight six with Solex carburetors and his had steel disc wheels but they were knock-offs like in your black example. I remember loving the flowing art deco lines, the huge gauges, and the smell of the red leather. Thanks for reviving these memories.
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  6. onurleft

    onurleft OTR

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    Seen in Williams, AZ today.
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  7. SkunkWizard

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  8. High Hope

    High Hope World's Best Dog Supporter

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    Ask your buddy if he still has his dad’s worthless clunker in a shed somewhere? I’m inquiring for a friend. He says he needs a parts car to cannibalize.
  9. Venteuri

    Venteuri I don't give a shit

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  10. AceE

    AceE supermoco

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  11. thumpism

    thumpism Between bikes

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    Time to turn this thread to the old and ugly side.

    https://richmond.craigslist.org/ctd/d/richmond-1991-alfa-romeo-164-ls/6991193471.html

    1991 Alfa Romeo 164 LS - $950 (Richmond Virginia)

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    1991 Alfa Romeo 164

    VIN: ZRAEA33E3M6215182
    condition: fair
    cylinders: 6 cylinders
    drive: fwd
    fuel: gas
    odometer: 231453
    paint color: red
    title status: clean
    transmission: manual
    type: sedan

    1991 Alfa Romeo 164 LS - $950

    1991 - Alfa Romeo - 164 - LS with 231,453 miles.
    Stock #: 1001alfrom
    VIN: ZRAEA33E3M6215182

    It has a FWD 5 Speed Manual Transmission with Red Exterior.
    This local VA Sedan has a 3.0 L Engine.

    1991 Alfa Romeo / 231453 on odo / INOP - no other known issues at this time.No other known issues at this time. Selling as-is. Call / txt 804-840-5682 Richmond Auto Exchange is located at 4404 Castlewood Rd. Richmond, Va 23234. Open Mon-Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Feel free to stop by or call our office at (804) 840 5682 with any questions. Visit www.RVAautoX.com to see our full inventory. VADLRVisit Richmond Auto Exchange online at www.rvaautox.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 804-840-5682 with any questions.

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    Richmond Auto Exchange
    4404 Castlewood Rd
    Richmond, VA 23234

    Call us at 804-840-5682 to set up a test Drive or for more information .
  12. High Hope

    High Hope World's Best Dog Supporter

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  13. thumpism

    thumpism Between bikes

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    If you think the Alfa is a POS you should see the other ads by that seller.
  14. anotherguy

    anotherguy Long timer

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    Dayum that is not even worth parting out.
  15. nickguzzi

    nickguzzi Long timer

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    This is a mini, but a CKD "assembled in Italy" version. The build job was done by Innocenti, the Lambretta people.
    For a while, they were imported back into UK. Usually the higher spec and with a few extras to put some distance and justify the higher price.
    All the ones I remember had little bumperettes as an immediate give away - no English market ones had them as standard (maybe the Wolseley/Riley variants did?). Trim was noticeably more upmarket too.
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  17. Nico

    Nico The Sexiest of Silverbacks.

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    I'm not 100% sure what that is, besides being a Ferrari (maybe, can't make out the hood badge well enough), but I'm pretty sure I can get by with one kidney and would happily trade the smaller of the two I have for that beauty. Feel free to pass that along to the owner. :johntm
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    MagyarMan Long timer

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  19. flei

    flei cycletherapist

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    :imaposerit's gonna cost you A LOT more than one kidney.
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  20. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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