916 two-seater GTV option

In early 1995, Alfa Romeo published both a press kit and a colour brochure with a two-seater layout option for GTV. The rear space would be transformed into an additional luggage storage. Extra connection point were installed for straps to secure any belongings. This option would also delete rear seat belts.

916 series production start

To adress the unbelievers, critics and sceptics on the subject of GTV/Spider production start. The Alfa Romeo Spider, tipo 916, was produced not from 1995 but from 1993. Right at the end of production of the Ultima Serie of an original 105/115-series spiders. As we know the project was almost ready around the turn of…

Mirror, mirror…

Wing mirror sharing. Alfa Romeo GTV and Spider (1993) mirrors shared with Maserati Quattroporte IV, phase 1b (1996). No modifications. Alfa Romeo 166 (1996) mirror shared to Maserati Quattroporte IV, phase 2 Evoluzione (1998); Maserati 3200 GT (1998), Maserati Spyder (2001), Maserati Coupé (2002), Maserati GranSport (2004) and Maserati GranSport Spyder. That is six models…

Maserati by Pininfarina

When Pinin Farina designed Maserati A6 1500 with it’s distinctive triple portholes on front wings in 1947, it would become something quintessential to Maserati after 2003, and is now exhibited on every, even non-Pininfarina, trident-adorned car. Those three portholes were first seen on a prototype A6 with covered headlights, also from 1947. After A6 series…