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Registry: 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider



John B's 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider
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ONE OF THE LOWEST MILEAGE ALFA SPIDERS IN THE COUNTRY

Perhaps one of the lowest mileage spiders in the country at 18,900 miles, in solid #2 condition. I am the third owner and have only driven it on sunny days. It has always stored inside and it shows. The original owner only drove the car back and forth from the train station in Princeton where they lived. It is sold with the original manual and service log book.

GENERAL IMPRESSIONS:
The car is straight with a nice stance, excellent quality bright work and rubber trim, no rust, and two eraser size dings (hardly noticable). Recently all of the necessary service was performed including oil change, tune-up, new fluids, and new battery. All of the gauges, washer jets and the wipers work. The door gaps are nice and even, and the canvas top is new and in perfect condition, as is the rear window.

INTERIOR:
The seats are the original black vinyl with black carpet and new visors. The door panels are in excellent condition with no scuffs. Only flaw is a slight tear on the drivers side seat which is easily mended (see picture).

DRIVING IMPRESSIONS:
The clutch engages smoothly and the car runs straight. All the shocks keep the wheels properly planted and offer a firm comfortable ride. The car responds to all input in a very nice fashion, handling is predictable and easy to control.

SUMMARY:
It is very fun to drive, starts right up and has enough power to pull hills and enjoy the twisty two lanes, and major highways. It will certainly attract admirers whether parked or driven. Overall, it shows as a excellent vintage vehicle that displays the care it has received through the years. There are certainly less expensive spiders on the market, but very few with less than 20K miles and in this kind of shape.

Please call me with any questions 347-387-1569

Vehicle Information

Owner: John B   [Symbolis]
Location: New York, USA USA
Status: Running


VIN:ZARBA5418G1043629
Model Year:1986
Build Date:1986-01-01
Original Colour:Rossi Corso
Current Colour:Rossi Corso
Odometer:18,900 miles
Body Code:Graduate
Engine Type:2.0 liter Bosch fuel injection
Transmission:5 speed
Last Updated:2012-08-20 18:56:18
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ZARBA5418G1043629
WMI: ZAR
Factory: Italy
Make: Alfa Romeo
Features: BA5418
Check Digit: 8 = OK
Model Year: 1986
Plant Code: 1
Number: 43629

These are "best guesses" based only on the VIN, completeness & accuracy are not guaranteed. Information entered by the owner should take precedence.

 

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Member Comments on Registry: 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider   ↵
Rated 9 out of 10 based on 1 ratings
2011-12-05 12:29:42 # 4050
Comment by Skye Nott
Rating: 9/10
Beautiful!

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2012-08-20 18:56:18

Changes from 2011-12-12 19:09:15 to previous 2011-12-12 19:05:02
Colour Red → Rossi Corso
Changes from 2011-12-12 19:05:02 to previous 2011-12-05 21:11:31
Engine Type added   2.0 liter Bosch fuel injection
Changes from 2011-12-05 19:11:57 to previous 2011-12-04 18:06:31
Vin 124CDDRRR → ZARBA5418G1043629
Mileage 18,500 → 18,900
Body Code added   Graduate
Trans Type added   5 speed

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Sep 9, 2011 John B  USA Added to Registry (ID 11837)

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