Posts Tagged ‘116’

Detroit Iron – 1975 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Berlina

July 8, 2016

With RustyButTrusty headquarters located on the west coast, it’s not unusual to see cars that lean away from the rusty end of the spectrum. Experience shows that, if you are fairly careful about keeping a car dry, existing rust may not be a deterrent to enjoying an older car. Wrenching on it or letting your kids hang out around it may be another story, but when your personal economy works against fixing all the rust on your old heap, there are plenty of other things you can do to make it fun. And perhaps that’s the right approach for this 1975 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Berlina for sale for $995 somewhere near Detroit, MI.

1975 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Berlina right front


Alfatragic – 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Sedan Alfamatic

June 26, 2016

With Alfa Romeo’s increasing popularity among a broader base of vintage car enthusiasts, even the lowly Alfetta has attracted more fans. More people must be recognizing that, in spite of the rust issues, daily driver concerns and the underdeveloped emissions system on North American cars, the great steering and balance of Alfa’s 116 platform makes it a rewarding driver-level classic. Or they’re just sad they couldn’t pick up a Giulia for $3500 anymore and are looking to the next most affordable option. Either way, let’s check out this 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Sedan for sale with bidding at $2801 and 18 hours left to go in Decatur, GA.

1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Sedan 3 left front


Back to Normal – 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT and 1977 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT Mario Andretti

December 15, 2015

After a solid run of some interesting wagons, it’s time to focus back on our primary mission – find unusual, sporty cars for short money! And as usual, the classic car gods provide, in this case a pair of Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTs. If you’re a regular reader, you know about the great shape that shares cues with various exotics and other sports coupes of the period, the sweet four-cylinder that keeps telling you to wind it out, and the nicely balanced transaxle chassis. First up is this 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT for sale for $1500 in Berkeley, CA.

1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT 3 right front