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excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

Hey all,
yet another question for you all,
I know about the 75, but are there other RWD Alfas?

just gathering info as i go!

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Re: excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

Yes! Basically anything before (and including) the 75 - apart from the sud and sud sprint..
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Indeed, the Giulietta, all GTV's up to 1986, Alfetta, original Spider....Other than cars from from the 33/155/164 era on, only the Sud's and the Arna were front wheel drive.

Oh and the the Matta Jeep, 155 Q4, Brera and 159 are 4 wheel drive where optioned!

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My GTV is rear wheel drive .........when I'm reversing.

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My Spiders are rwd, fun in the snow
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If only GTVs were rear wheel drive, it would be even more awesome that it already is.
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all GTV's,
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If only GTVs were rear wheel drive, it would be even more awesome that it already is.
ok... now I'm confused... so GTVs aren't RWD then?
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Re: excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

There are 2 types of GTV mate, the older styled ones and the newer ones. The older ones WERE RWD, but the newer shape that you actually see on the road are FWD.

The original GTV was called a GTV6 in it's V6 guise I believe, whereas the new GTV V6 is called just that, a GTV V6.

This is the older styled GTV, looks great, AND has RWD:

http://www.aroc-usa.org/images/commu...er_85_gtv6.jpg
 
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ah rite!! Thanks for clearing that up dude!
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No problem mate,

The newer GTV's are great too, but I'm more of a classics fan myself.
 
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Re: excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

yeah, havta say, lookswise and adding in that they're rwd I'd havta lean toward the old GTVs myself too
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Re: excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

Sorry, I edited the post and made it unclear, obviously the 1995 916 GTV is front wheel drive the previous GTV's nuovo GTV's right up until 1986 were rear wheel drive.
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Re: excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

Here's a picture of my old Alfetta 2.0 Gold Cloverleaf. Rear Wheel Drive with the gearbox mounted on the rear axle. This gave it great balance but doing anything with the inboard rear brakes was a nightmare. Fitted with the renowned Alfa four pot engine. Sadly the car was eventually scrapped in Cyprus after a " mechanic " stripped the engine to it's component parts after being told to examine the head.

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Re: excuse my ignorance - RWD Alfas?

The SZ and RZ are rwd, too.
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