1997 Alfa Romeo GTV t spark 2.0 from UK and Ireland
A great true Italian sports car for far less than a Ferrari
Clutch slave cylinder (quite a common cheap fix though)
Rear suspension wear, required replacement arm.
Door trim come adrift a little.
Window requires lowering and rising each time you shut the door it ensure a tight fit.
The radio aerial does not raise and lower any more.
The lacquer of the roof is flaking away form the paint in places.
I am very pleased with the car overall. I don’t think there is anything else around for similar money looks as good. I like the fact is quite original and you don’t see too many around.
The performance is very good (better than most hot hatches like golf GTI’s etc) it is also quite a comfortable car.
It gives the initial impression of being very classy and well made.
Although after 80k my example is starting to show its not quite as well made as some Japanese and German cars I have owned.
I would highly recommend this car as a fun practical sports coupe. It is not the most practical car, but its unique styling more than makes up for this for me.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 5th March, 2006