Alfa Romeo Giulia (1962-1978): problems, prices

Jörg Künstle
Alfa Romeo Giulia (1962-1978) problems, prices
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N one, every day with Alfa Romeo's Giulia is a dream. The sporty four-door model masters all situations in life with grandeur and a nonchalance that never lets me go. The unusually styled four-door sedan remains an eye-catcher that still looks youthful and fresh even after more than 50 years. The clear body offers enough space and is as streamlined as a current compact car.

Good supply of spare parts

The Alfa Romeo Giulia impressed some testers so much that they bought one himself.

The Giulia also develops a lot of fun and good performance on winding country roads - a woman for every day. Its great popularity as a classic ensures a good supply of spare parts. However, it knows about its popularity, which is causing the prices to rise steadily. 'The Giulia has developed into a cult car,' says the Bonn-based Alfa specialist Hartmut Stöppel.

Even as a current car, the Giulia, which comes with a 1.3-liter and a 1.6 -Liter engine gives: The testers from auto motor und sport gave top marks for the body, the high-performance and sophisticated engine, the safe driving characteristics, the excellent brakes (from 1970 discs all around) and the driving performance. 'The Giulia is still a favorite among real sports sedans,' said Fritz Reuter of the car in 1971, almost nine years after the Alfa sedan was first publicly presented in Monza in June 1962.

That The verdict on the Giulia in the ams used vehicle report can still apply today: 'The Giulia Super is considered the most solid and best-made model in the Alfa range today.' TheGiulia Super is known as robust and reliable: the best prerequisites for an everyday classic.

Innovations from 1970

Jörg Künstle
The first changes came in 1970, the Nuova in 1974.

About the Giulia -In 1970 innovations included hanging pedals and a handbrake lever placed between the seats instead of the cane under the dashboard.

In June 1974, the Giulia Nuova Super, a modernized body, appeared as a facelift. The purists do not like the clearly smoothed lines. Rather, they love the wrinkled archetype, as created by chief designer Giuseppe Scarnati. Which Giulia you choose as your faithful companion for everyday classic life is a matter of taste. Technically, there are almost no differences.
The best compromise between tradition, user-friendliness and economical everyday operation is offered by the Giulia Super 1.3, built between 1972 and 1974 - it has the attractive radiator grille with double headlights

Ein The difference in performance compared to the more powerful version with the larger 1.6-liter engine is not so significant in everyday life - but the purchase price for the 1.3-liter versions is 1,000 to 2,000 euros lower.


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