1971 Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce Coupe
Location: United Kingdom
The Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce Coupe was based on a shortened Giulia (105) saloon platform. Penned by Giorgetto Giugiaro at Bertone, the Giulia’s clean and distinctive design is considered to be one of the most attractive small coupes of the 1960s and 70s. Alfa Romeo was one of the first manufacturers to put a powerful engine in a lightweight car for mainstream production, making it a forerunner to today’s performance Coupe’s. Powered by Alfa Romeo’s twin cam, all-aluminium, four-cylinder 1779cc engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox producing an impressive 120 bhp. This punchy power plant ensured the cars performance was better than many sports cars of the era.
The Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce Coupe offered here at Autostorico is finished in Alfa Rosso Red with Black leather interior. This genuine RHD example was first registered in London in June 1971 and has covered an indicated 35,861 miles. Passing to its current owner a lifelong Alfa enthusiast in 2020. He undertook a no expense spared nut and bolt restoration which was carried out by the well-known and respected Alfa Romeo specialist Veloce Sport. Works included removing the engine and gearbox and stripping the whole body, before a bare metal respray was carried out. The car was also subject to a full mechanical overhaul including engine, gearbox, and suspension rebuild. Other notable works included overhauling the braking system, re-wire, re-chroming and interior re-trim.
Supplied with a current V5 registration document, photographic history of its restoration various invoices and other related documentary history.