1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Coupe
Sold
Final bid:$23,000
Categories: Non-Porsche
Auction type: ReserveSold
26 bids

Vehicle Details


  • Year: 1961
  • Make: Alfa Romeo
  • Model: Sprint
  • VIN: 149320826
  • Mileage: 65,412mi
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Title Status: Clean
  • Color: Red
  • Seller Type: Dealer
  • Location: Monterey, CA 93940
  • Dealer Fees: None
  • Lot #: V-0030129

Introduced in 1954, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint was the first variant of the Alfa Giulietta. Designed by the famed Italian design house, Bertone, this 1961 Sprint 2+2 coupe comes finished in red over a black interior and is said to benefit from an extensive mechanical restoration. Acquired from the collection at Alfa Romeo of Tacoma, Washington, this reportedly numbers-matching example is now being offered for auction by its seller out of California while showing approximately 65k miles on the odometer.

This Sprint is said to have been refinished in its current shade of red and shows some areas of patina. Equipment includes squared front mesh grilles joined by a center Alfa shield, chrome trim, rounded headlamps, and Bertone fender badging. The 15” steel wheels wear chrome hubcaps and come dressed in Nexen tires. The seller notes a minor dent on the trunk, additional images are provided in the gallery.

The cabin features black vinyl upholstery which covers the seats, door panels, and upper dashboard. The red-finished dashboard houses a locking glovebox, lighting and ventilation switches, and radio controls. Equipment also includes a two-spoke red leather-wrapped steering wheel, Alfa-branded pedals, Bertone-branded door sills, and new factory-correct black carpets. The seller reports the seats to have been borrowed from a newer model. The gauges and windows are said to be working properly, although the radio operation has not been confirmed. Signs of wear are shown.

Beneath the bonnet lies a 1.3-liter inline four-cylinder engine, sending approximately 90 HP to the rear wheels through a 4-speed manual transmission. The seller reports the single Solex carburetor has been rebuilt, the transmission was taken out and resealed, the brake lines were replaced, and the fuel tank was cleaned and fitted with new hoses. Additionally, a new exhaust system and water pump were fitted.

This sale will include a clean title. 

 

The seller would like you to know: “If you're looking for a solid straight alfa coupe to enjoy and kick around in, here it is. Fun and easy to drive. Enjoy as is or take it to the next level.”

Auction Results

  • Sold for: $23,000
  • Auction End: May 30, 2023 07:03:22PM UTC
  • Number of Bids: 26
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Comments (38)

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Sold for $23,000

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $23,000

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $22,500

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $22,250

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $22,000

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $21,250

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $21,000

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $20,500

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $20,250

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $19,750

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $19,500

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $19,250

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $19,000

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $18,250

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $18,000

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $17,250

  • rkdinuzzo 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $17,000

  • VintageCarCollector 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $16,250

  • TemperDan 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $16,000

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    Just lowered the reserve one last time.

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    Reserve has been lowered!! Please bid with confidence!

  • Olditaly 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $15,000

  • rkdinuzzo 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $10,000

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    @Emerson.elc no it is not

  • Emerson.elc (registered bidder) 9 monthsago

    Is the car registered in CA?

  • carissimo 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $5,000

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    @Ottavioserena thanks for the comment , I am traveling and won't be able to furnish it probably before the auction ends. But will see what I can do. It is numbers matching engine though

  • Ottavioserena 9 monthsago

    Please send the engine number , thank you

  • temillerxx60 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $4,000

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    @justdiggin thanks for the positive vibes.

  • justdiggin (registered bidder) 9 monthsago

    I've had 8 or 9 of these 750, 101, 105 coupes and spiders, some were 'F' veloces.
    These cars are a joy to own and even more joyful to DRIVE!
    For their era, they are nimble, peppy and tight little cars.
    Rust free examples are RARE! And will save thousands in restoration costs.
    Bwta, and i wish my shop, garages, carports and yard had room for ONE more.
    If this stays under $7k i may have to bid... 😏

  • manuals4ever 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $3,750

  • Uini 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $2,750

  • jennhick 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $2,500

  • manuals4ever 9 monthsago

    Bid in the amount of $1,961

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    Hello everyone. Welcome to the auction. Please feel free to message me with any questions. I'm here to help. Thanks!!

  • bigvitty4u (seller) 9 monthsago

    @justdiggin hello thank you for your interest in the Sprint. The car has been looked at throughout and no rust was noticed. This car was in indoor since the 1970's I believe.

  • justdiggin (registered bidder) 9 months, 1 weekago

    hi, neat old car!
    my main concern would be the extent of the rust in ALL the usual hard to see places.
    how thoroughly have you investigated the rust issues throughout this car?
    sincerely,

    a possible buyer no too far away...

1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Coupe
Final bid: $23,000 Sold
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