Released in July 1998, the Alfa Romeo Mk.I GTV was a two-door coupe. Manufactured in Arese, Italy, the front-wheel drive GTV was initially available with either 2.0-litre four-cylinder or 3.0-litre V6 petrol engines (the 2.0 Twin Spark and 3.0 V6 variants, respectively).
Home > Reviews Alfa Romeo GTV/SPIDER 916 REVIEW ... 1997 ALFA ROMEO GTV 2.0 TWIN SPARK ... Alfa Romeo dictates 72,000-mile intervals for both 2.0-litre and V6 cars, but the general consensus is that they should be replaced every 36,000 miles. A full service history is a must, too – many owners fail to twig that a Twin Spark engine has twice ...
May 18, 2018 · Honest John Classics Reviews Alfa Romeo. Selling your classic car? It's FREE to list your car on Honest John Classics No thanks. Alfa Romeo Alfetta, GT, GTV and GTV6 (1972 - 1984) ... Like the Alfetta GT and GTV before it a good GTV6 was a phenomenally good car in the bends – especially as it finally had the power to exploit it. ...4/5
Nov 06, 2018 · The GTV was offered with Alfa Romeo’s brilliant Twin Spark and Busso V6 in 3.0-litre form. All were quick, and fun, although the lighter 2.0-litre car possessed the most balanced handling. Fabulous to drive and far more reliable than anyone expected, the GTV proved quite a hit – and many examples came across to the UK.4/5
The Alfa Romeo Gran Turismo Veloce (GTV) was designed by Enrico Fumia at Pininfarina and approved by Fiat CEO. Alfa Romeo Centro Stile was responsible for the completion of the detail work and also for the design of the interiors, as Pininfarina's proposal was not accepted.
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The Alfa Romeo GTV and the Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) were two sports cars produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo from 1993 to 2004. The GTV is a 2+2 coupé, and the Spider is a two-seater roadster version of the GTV. Around 39,000 Spiders and 41,700 GTVs were built.Body style: Coupé (GTV), Roadster (Spider)
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For Alfa Romeo GTV models with the Twin Spark engine, the rear suspension bushes were made from rubber and had a steel insert that could cause wear to the aluminium sub-frame, particularly on the rear arm - this may be heard as squeaking noises.
Sales data of the Alfa Romeo GTV are only available from 1997 onwards, when sales peaked at 6.135 cars. Sales declined every year since, even despite an update in 1998, giving the exterior a more pronounced V-shaped Alfa Romeo grille, an all-new interior and new engines.
The Alfa Romeo Alfetta (Tipo 116, or "Type 116") is a front-engine, five-passenger sedan and fastback coupé manufactured and marketed by Alfa Romeo from 1972-1987 with a production total over 400,000.. The Alfetta was noted for the rear position of its transaxle (clutch and transmission) and its De Dion tube rear suspension — an arrangement designed to optimize handling by balancing front ...Assembly: Italy: Arese, Milan, South Africa: …
The international press was quick to label the Alfa 156, launched in 1998, as the model which would make or break Alfa Romeo. Both the GTV/Spider and the Alfa 156 borrowed heavily from the Fiat Tipo chassis, though the mechanics of this much playeddown transplant work in different ways according to the models in question.
A good Alfa Romeo is a joy to drive and own and the GTV is one of the best. However, be warned, there’s lot of dross out there. Look at as many examples as you can to get a feel of the car, and for the standard of cars around, before you dive in with the chequebook.
Any Alfa Romeo sports car needs a heart and the GTV is one the first Alfa Romeo’s to come with the Fiat derived 4 cylinder engine as an option the other being the glorious V6 The car originally came to the UK with two engine variants, the 2.0 Litre twin spark and the 3.0 Litre V6 24 Valve however there are some 2 litre V6 turbo versions over ...