The Alfa Romeo SZ Coupe has at all times been a little bit of an oddity and this used instance from the USA has simply come throughout our radar.
Listed on the market with a Purchase It Now value of $65,000, the automotive is situated in Santa Monica, California and is quantity 526 of simply 1,028 examples that had been manufactured.
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The automotive was unveiled on the 1989 Geneva Motor Present and was designed and constructed by Zagato. It was solely ever produced in left-hand drive guise and this instance was imported into the US. Nevertheless, the eBay listing doesn’t say exactly when the car landed on U.S. shores.
Sitting beneath the vehicle’s unique Zagato bodywork is a 3.0-liter naturally-aspirated V6 engine with 207 hp at 6,200 rpm and 181 lb-ft (245 Nm) of torque at 4,500 rpm. This engine could send the car to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 7 seconds and through to a top speed of 152 mph (245 km/h) when it was new.
Zagato only sold the SZ Coupe in a single shade of red with a black roof and beige leather interior (though, one SZ was painted in black for Andrea Zagato). The listing states this example has just a few minor blemishes across the exterior and says the interior is in “excellent” condition. The car has 33,000 miles (53,108 km) under its belt.
For those who didn’t know, the Alfa Romeo SZ was not a sports car built from the ground-up. In fact, it was based on the running gear of the mainstream Alfa Romeo 75, also sold as the Milano in North America, as a BMW 3 Series competitor at the time.