i need to scratch my SZ itch
i've always lusted after one of these cars and seeing a brace of them at a pistonheads VW meet a couple of years back just confirmed the desire.
up until recently, my stupid money-pit purchases have mainly been variants of the lotus elise... i've run various alfas in my time, most recently a nuvola blue 166 super.
i've been swotting up on the ins-and-outs of the SV and can see the importance of getting a good one (ie. the problem with getting replacement parts etc, and regular cooling issues for the engine etc etc).
i've put an ad in the wanted section... i know my budget should stand at circa £20k, but i am looking to spend more like £15k... i'm just going to have to try my luck sitting tight and waiting for someone to fall foul of the economy and shed part of their car collection...
for those of you with sz's, perhaps you can answer me this question...
the car will be kept in a garage (unheated at the moment, but that will be sorted in the spring) and will be used for no more than 5k per annum (dry days only)... i will probably get Red Motori in Blandford to look after it (I have no clue about mechanicals) and I would plan to do a 'once in a lifetime' pilgrimage to Italy (in convoy with my chum and his Gallardo) via Stelvio etc, to do the holy grail car factories of modena.... am i mad?