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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    It's cool, it's retro, it's rare, whatever that says, I feel cool driving it.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They think I'm mad, but not sure how much of that is to do with the car.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Probably not, it's a great car, but there are better cars out there to be wasting large amounts of cash on.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Alfa Romeo GT.

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    October 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Not really, bought the car very cheap but then spent a fortune fixing it.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Great looking car, getting rare now, seemed like a bargain.

    What was the dealer like?


  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    High driving position, but excellent road holding, loads of torque, surprisingly refined on the motorway.

    What's it like to park?

    Very easy, gives you great visibility all round.

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Head Gasket, Water Pump, Radiator, Oil Seals on the sump and drive shafts, Clutch, Rear brake Calipers, coolant pipes leaking, expansion caps, temperature sensors.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Large boot, even if it is challenging to access.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Removable roof panels!