Living la vida loca!
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Join Date: Jul 2005
New GTV 1.8 TS
OK, so it's been a while since I've posted on Alfaowner but what the heck, got me a GTV so I thought it would be a good time to say hi again, and here's me new wheels!
It's a baby 1.8 TS that I've picked up for daily use (thinking MPG here). 2001 model in rosso to which I've quickly added a set of Zender Milanos (225x45x17 - oops, forgot about the MPG thing) which really were made for this car. No leather which is good in my climate (sticky bottom syndrome). The other car is a 164 Super/QV Zender Alfa Sport that has a HUGE drinking problem. Hence my option for either a 147/156 1.6TS or this GTV for daily use. The GTV won it on price and availability - dirt cheap and it was for sale...
Great thing is, the kids are small enough to fit in the back and are in good slapping distance so are actually better behaved than in the 164!!
If I was to say I'm in love with this car, would it sound weird? Apart from the Pininfarina body that is simply gorgeous, it's the way it hangs onto the road and changes direction that blows me away. What it lacks in horses, it makes up for in cornering ability and has a bigger fun factor than I could have imagined with it's measly 144 ponies.
So, pics attached and hello from sunny Spain (it's raining today
164 V6 24v "Zender Alfa Sport"
Past glories: Sud 1.5ti, Alfetta GTV, GTV6, 33 1.5ti, 33 1.7ie, 164 3.0 V6, 164 3.0 V6, GTV 1.8TS, 156 1.6 TS, 159 2.4 JTDm QTronic.
Last edited by v6junky; 07-04-08 at 19:19.
Reason: wrong tyre size!!