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Classic GTV 2000 Is a Real Alfa Romeo for Half the Price of a 4C

A while back, I wrote an editorial claiming that you don't need to own an Alfa Romeo to be a true petrolhead. Outrage was sparked amongst the owners and fans of the Italian brand, who saw the editorial as nothing short of automotive heresy, to be burned at the stake.
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While I still have very little love for the badge-engineered Fiat hatchbacks they currently sell, I've always been fond of the classics, the real Alfa Romeos with untainted design and engineering. But can you buy a classic Alfa for family car money? Yes, you can.

A brand new 4C sportscar will set you back about €50,000 including 19% VAT. That doesn't seem like a lot, but for less than half that money, you can have something like this 1972 GTV 200 Bertone Coupe, listed on Jameslist for €18,950 +VAT (that's €22,550 including VAT).

It's in good condition for a car that's over 40 years old and will turn twice as many heads as the 4C for half the money.

We can tell you about the 2000 GTV being introduced in 1971 with a bigger 1962cc engine making 130 hp. And you can tell us that the 4C is made from carbon fiber and has 110 more hp, thus being at least twice as fast. But at the end of the day, the GTV is what everybody imagines an Alfa Romeo looks like.

From 1971 to 1976, Alfa Built 37,500 of these 2000 GTVs. They are easily distinguished from features such as the horizontal chrome bars in the grille, smaller hubcaps with exposed wheel nuts and reworked interior with a separate instrument cluster, instead of the gauges fitted into the dash panel.
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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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