The 1966 Alfa Romeo Spider Duetto would replace the earlier Giulia Spider, and would be the last major member of the Giulia Series 105 family. With styling by Pininfarina, the Spider Duetto would boast 112hp thanks to a 1,599cc twin-cam engine and featured four-wheel disc brakes. Sadly, Pininfarina would die just a month after the Duettos introduction in March 1966, so this model carries the distinction of being his last design. He was also responsible for the manufacturing of the vehicles monocoque construction, which featured front and rear crumple zones that were relatively new technologies at the time. Unnamed at the Geneva Motor Show launch, the name Duetto was chosen in a write-in competition in Italy. In total, approximately 6,324 of the Alfa Romeo Spider Duetto models were manufactured, while 2,680 of the Junior Duetto models (launched in 1968) would be produced.
When buying a 1966 Alfa Romeo Spider Duetto, rust is an issue that should always be addressed. The Beverly Hills Car Club always recommends hiring a third-party inspection service to review any potential purchase. Perhaps the most important Buyers Tip for this particular model is to thoroughly inspect for rust in the rocker panels and in the windshield area. Today, classic Alfa Romeo Duetto models are some of the most beautiful and prized Alfas on the market. Often commanding top prices in good condition, they are the perfect addition to any Alfa Romeo enthusiasts collection. Whether youre looking for an example that you can spend the weekends restoring or one that is ready to be your weekend driver or showpiece, The Beverly Hills Car Club stands ready to assist you in finding the classic Alfa Romeo you desire. They encourage you to browse their online inventory to view the models currently located within their Los Angeles showroom. Dont see exactly what youre looking for? Be sure to contact their team, as they have the industry connections needed to help you locate, inspect, negotiate, purchase and transport classics of all makes, models and conditions.
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