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Tipo 119 – 1984 (ish) Alfa Romeo Alfa Sei Quadrifoglio d’Oro

March 12, 2014

Recent listings on eBay, albeit for 5-figure prices, inspired a quick little trip to Europe to see what’s available there in the way of the Alfa 6. Alfa’s first six-cylinder car since the inline 6 2600 of the 1960s, the Alfa 6 was merely related to the Alfetta platform cars, but with a front-mounted transmission (making it the only rear-wheel-drive V6 Alfa Romeo with a front-mounted transmission). It did use the same front torsion bar, rear de Dion set up that contributed greatly to the roadholding and balance of the Alfetta range. Of the roughly 12,000 cars produced, less than 2000 were built with the fuel-injected 2.5-liter V6, which had an output of 156hp. Intended as Alfa’s response to family-size BMW, Peugeot and Mercedes sedans, you can find this 1984 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 Quadrifoglio Oro for sale for €2800 ($3890 at the current exchange rate), somewhere in Belgium.

1984 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 left front