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AROC Member Owned With Incredible History File
Rare Investment Modern Classic
1 Of 12 UK Cars Remaining

Fantastic Italian Design
The Italians are passionate about food, clothes and cars. True to form, Alfa Romeos have
always raised the pulse a little higher - as did this Car winning car of the year on
launch. The difference between this car and its predecessors however, was that it appealed
to a wider cross-section of people than ever before. Style is key, it is this perfect balance
that appeals every time you cast your eye. The contours flow from the silver shield on the
bonnet, creating the impression that the 156 has been fashioned in a single stroke. There
is no break between the glass and the bodywork; the rear door handles are integrated
into the window shape, allowing this five-door sports tourer the slimline elegance of a
sports coupe with the practicality of any other competitor.

First registered and pre delivery inspected by Alfa Romeo Cleveland Cars in Aldershot,
Hampshire to a Mr Taylor of Farnham in Surrey who owned the car for 13 years through to
2016 changing into his wives name half way through. Two other AROC enthusiast owners since
then. This car has been lavished with care as the history file illustrates with a complete
paper record all the way back to 2004 at its first oil change together with a total
MOT history back to 2006. The most recent keeper (the 3rd) only parted with the car as he
urgently required cash for a house deposit and has left me his contact details as he was so
gutted he hopes to own the car again in the future.

The original bill of sale is present detailing the options of metallic paint, cruise control,
10 disc cd changer and the impressive rare full Sports leather seats. Deep pile carpet
mats finsh the interior nicely. Still wearing original supplied dealer plates.

The Busso Engined Sportwagon
The last of the real magic, the superb Busso V6, a true Alfa with the classic
engine, 190bhp with and a quick throw six speed manual gearbox. This power plant is a
very special piece of engineering, fluted cam covers, chrome plated inlet tracts and
red crackle-finished Alfa Romeo scripts give the engine an exotic appearance, to live
and drive it is as close as the majority of us will ever come to a Ferrari type ownership
experience. 150mph and sixty in seven seconds flat, and it feels much quicker. Drop inside
and you'll be treated to a classic Alfa Romeo interior, all cowled dials, and beautifully
crafted leather work. Sited low in front is the long-throw six-speed gear change, there
is a timeless elegance about the cabin that makes most rivals seem very mass market.
Its an indulgent engine, one which encourages high revs, rewarding the driver with a genuinely
stirring soundtrack. It also feels impossibly long legged, the torque allowing
for a deep-lunged flexibility. You honestly do not know what you are missing.

Service History
A thick history file with all owners manuals, the file contains a consistent stream of
paperwork from day one forward detailing no less than 15 oil changes with mainly
Selina racing oil being used. Currently the car shows 94000 warranted miles.

- 3 timing belt changes in total with invoices
- Mot 27/2/19 with no advisories

39556 cambelt kit
63126 cambelt and water pump
78082 clutch slave cylinder
78121 custom fit stainless steel exhaust
79110 thermostat
80432 wishbones ( right and left) and brake discs all round
80494 alternator
83000 spark plugs by alfaworkshop
83765 handbrake cables
84375 4x brand new Pirelli P7 tyres
89970 service, cambelt + water pump, gear linkage clean and lubrication by Quicksale
Sports and performance Italian specialist (11/6/18)

Other recent work over the last 20k
- New radiator
- New rear shocks
- New front suspension arm
- New rear wiper motor
- Brake fluid change
- New wiper blades

Rare in this spec, one of only 12 currently in use in UK according to howmanyleft. Featured
in jan 2017 issue of auto Italia magazine (a copy will be included in the sale). V6 Alfas
with this level of history and ones which are so complete in how they perform are a very rare
thing. I doubt that any of the other 11 UK models will come close to the condition or history
this one has, its truly a special collectible car.

The paintwork is totally original with no evidence of any remedial paint. Just the odd touch
in mark which is rare for a vehicle of its age. The wheels are in excellent condition. The
cabin is still like new with the leathers well fed and all systems work correct with no
warning lights, its a pleasure to use. Find another one like it.

Other Information
- 2 working remote keys
- Owners wallet
- Toolkit
- Spare wheel
- Totally HPI clear


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