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  1. 916 article in Modern Classics mag...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    If you haven't seen it yet, December's issue of Modern Classics has an article on the 916. It's mostly built around an interview with Enrico Fumia, the car's designer... worth a read!
  2. Fancy a modern Bandit?

    General Motoring Discussion
    Just watching Smokey and the Bandit, and a bit of idle wiki and googling led me here: Vintage Trans Am GTO : Restored Muscle Car : Classic Pontiac : Burt Reynolds Smokey & the Bandit I wonder how much that's going for. There's some nice old stuff on there too.
  3. Modern Classics 147 GTA Article

    Alfa GTA
    For those interested, the current issue of Modern Classics (31 July- 3 Sep) has a double page article on the 147 GTA as one of their “Clever Money Buy’s for 2020”. There is also a smaller article on the 156 GTA as well..:rotate:
  4. Modern Classic ( definition ?)....

    General Alfa Discussion
    In Alfa terms...... A 166 could be 12 - 25 years old / A 156 could be 14 - 23 years old / A GT could be 9 - 16 years old what would qualify as a Modern Classic ...... just interested in what would be a concensus ? - Jim.
  5. Modern Classics magazine test: 75V6 v 190 Cossie

    General Motoring Discussion
    pinged into my inbox at work - I *think* it's called Modern Classics magazine, features this month a test between 75 V6 and the 190 Cossie. It really is a 'plus ca change...' review... the conclusion is now as it was when these cars were new 30 years ago; Head v heart. The review presents a...
  6. Modern Wheels or Classic Steals

    General Motoring Discussion
    Anyone been watching this TV programme on Dave? If you can get past the awful presenters and silly format, there's been some really interesting cars featured so far. No Alfas yet though.
  7. Modern Classics magazine

    General Alfa Discussion
    Noticed this on the shelf in the supermarket this morning so decided to buy. Not had a good read of it yet, but looks interesting. It's printed on poor quality paper though, which is quite off-putting.
  8. 'Modern Classics' Magazine Article

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just been down to WHS to source the October issue of Modern Classics magazine, an edition brimming with Alfa's this month featuring some sure fire classics, including the GTV (916) both the 2.0 and V6, 156 V6, 159, GTV6, 8C. Good write up for the GTV although they appear not to have driven a Q2...
  9. A modern Fiat Ritmo/Strada?

    General Motoring Discussion
    I'll admit, i have a slightly unhealthy fondness for the stock versions of the 1978 Fiat Ritmo/Strada, with its odd-bod styling, goofy bumpers and lights. I like the Abarth as well, but I like the pre-facelift 65CLs etc, too Here's some of those mocked up modern/retro interpretations of it...
  10. 145 QV in modern classics

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Just a heads-up, the 145 cloverleaf is featured in the July edition of Modern Classics magazine. Very good article as well. It should be in the shops in the next few days. (I got mine early as I subscribe)
  11. Modern Classics is in need of a facelift 166 V6

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hello all – to celebrate the the 20-year anniversary of the 166 we're looking for a facelift 166 V6. Ideally we're looking for a 3.2 TI but these are rarer than a rocking horse's unmentionables. Therefore we're open to 3.0-litre V6 facelift too. We're aiming to shoot this in the next month or...
  12. Modern Classics needs an Alfa 166 V6 facelift

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello all – to celebrate the the 20-year anniversary of the 166 we're looking for a facelift 166 V6. Ideally we're looking for a 3.2 TI but these are rarer than a rocking horse's unmentionables. Therefore we're open to 3.0-litre V6 facelift too. We're aiming to shoot this in the next month or...
  13. Dirk Andriesse a big chapter in the modern history of Alfa Romeo

    General Alfa Discussion
    Most car drivers use their cars to meet their everyday transport needs. Many of us, however, are looking for something more than just the means for a basic A to B transport but rather for something that tends to a special bond between human and machine interaction. Something not possible to...
  14. Modern Classics needs an Alfa GT V6

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, Nathan from Modern Classics here. We're in need of a Bertone Alfa Romeo GT 3.2 V6 for a forthcoming feature. Ideally we'd like the car to be in reasonable driving distance of Peterborough, UK, and in largely unmodified form (Q2 Diff/bigger brakes/under the skin mods are ok). We'd like...
  15. Modern Classics

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Reading "Car" magazine this morning, I noticed an advert for "Modern Classics" featuring 10 potential classics, one of which was a Brera. Unfortuneately I'm usually a month or 2 behind reading these and WH Smith didn't have that edition in. Anyone on here read the article?
  16. Autolusso 156 GTA in Modern classics

    Alfa GTA
    Magazine arrived on my desk yesterday and the is a 9 page article about Autolusso and my 3.8 156 GTA RE02 EKP The photos are great and the right up is great, I am misquoted on a few bits and there are a couple of tiyps and they over quote on the BHP of my car, they say the figure is "at the...
  17. D3 GTA 147 GTA in Modern Classics Magazine

    Alfa GTA
    A 147 GTA i know very well though it's last 3 owners is featured in this months Modern Classics Magazine Modern Classics Magazine Back in around 2008 we built an engine for this car after it suffered a hydro lock, since then we have fitted Eibach Pro Street S and Eibach roll bars etc etc...
  18. Will The GT Diesel become a modern classic?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Many car magazines are tipping the GT 3.2 (and GTA's) as a good bet to become increasingly valuable in the not too distant future as the last of the real Busso powered Alfas. So called "modern classics" (cars from the 80's, 90,s & 00's) are really hot at the moment and values of some cars...
  19. When does a car become a classic or modern classic?

    General Motoring Discussion
    I purchased a certain car mag the other day and they flagged up a few cars, including a 2002 Alfa 156 (my car) as being a classic. It seems to be a fairly grey area when a car leaps from modern to modern classic. Does this mean that a 2002 car could qualify for classic car insurance, or is it a...
  20. Brightwells modern classics tomorrow

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Three Alfa's - not the usual Spiders and 916's tho 164,75 and Sud Sprint Catalogue - Brightwells