Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider

Overview
Produced: 1958-1961, 3400 produced.
Types: Sports,2 doors, 2+2 seats

Alfa Romeo introduced two new models in 1958, the 2000 saloon and the new convertible 2000 Spider. The Spider shared its new 1975cc four cylinder engine with its saloon counterpart, although in Spider form it boasted 115bhp against 105bhp from the saloon. The Spider also used the same five speed manual gearbox as the saloon, but thank fully a floor gearchange was standard.

The 2000 Spider had an all new unitary body styled by Touring of Italy. The front end featured the distinctive Alfa grille and headlamps that pointed out from the front wings. Only around 3,500 2000 Spiders were built before production ended in 1961.

Engines
CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1975ccS4 DOHC85mm x 88mm
Drivetrain and Suspension
DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
Performance
Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
110 mph14.2 s19.5 s24 mpg115 bhp 5700
Auction Sales History
Lot
Num
Description Auctioneer Date Hammer Price Hammer Price
(inc premium)
009 1979 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER VELOCE H&H Sales Limited 27 Jul 2005 £3000.00 -
51 1989 ALFA ROMEO 2000 SPIDER H&H Sales Limited 13 Apr 2005 £3500.00 -
296 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider Bonhams 16 Jul 2004 - £16100.00
712 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider Bonhams 25 Jun 2004 - £17250.00
Magazine Articles
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Article Twice the fun, or double the trouble?
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Publication Classic & Sports Car November 2010
Twice the fun, or double the trouble? - Twin-cam power gave the Fiat 124, Lotus Elan, Alfa Spider and Jensen-Healey an exotic edge, says Graeme Hurst, but did it guarantee thrills?
Article Twin test - Sporting Chance
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Publication Classic Car Mart June 2010
Twin test - Sporting Chance - Looking for a two-seater sports car for some summer fun this year? We don't blame you.  And, as Paul Guinness discovers, this particular twosome takes some beating.  Alfa Spider v MGB
Article Buying power - Alfa Romeo Spider
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Publication Classic Car Weekly Thursday 30 August 2007
Buying power - Alfa Romeo Spider - Mrs Robinson was certainly impressed, but if you like the look of what you see here, read on to avoid buying a money pit.  IAN SEABROOK guides you around the pitfalls of this Italian seductress, with help from experts Angus McLeod of Rusper Alfa Romeo Ltd and Jim Talbott of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club.
Article Classic & Sports Car April 2003 pg 96
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Publication Classic & Sports Car April 2003
10 Great 10k Sports Cars. What we'd buy with the money - and what top motor people would take home as personal choices. Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider.
Article Classics March 2003 pg 16
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Publication Classics March 2003
Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider restored. Paul Bussey tells the story of this brave home restoration of a rare sports car.
Article Classics March 2003 pg 21
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Publication Classics March 2003
Restoration Rivals. Fancy restoring an Alfa Romeo yourself? Before you commit, Tim Morgan suggests these restoration rivals.
Article Classic Car Weekly 21 March 2001 pg 12
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 21 March 2001
Buying Power. Alfantastic. The 105-series Alfa Romeo Spider had a production run lasting almost 30 years. Richard Gunn points out what to check if you are thinking of buying.
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