Touring Roadster
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Vehicle Name Touring Roadster
Year 1959
Make Alfa Romeo
Model C.I. 2000
Color Ice blue
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1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000
History Purchased from the original owner in 1999 after looking at the car 7 years earlier! The seller called the day our 1960 Roadster sold, almost to the minute.
Exterior
1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Exterior 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Exterior 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Exterior
Previous owner was head of R&D with DuPont in Gaithersburg Md. When new the car was a test bed for a prototype DuPont paint job with 24 kt gold called 'Fire Frost'. In '83 Fountain Inn Coachworks, notible for their concours Rolls Royce restorations, restored the car.

Interior
1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Interior 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Interior 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Interior
Basically stock. Gauge trim Chrome was 'blacked out' by original owner.

In-Car Entertainment
1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 In-Car Entertainment
Car has a custom made Borla Stainless Steel exhaust system too!

Under the Hood
1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Under the Hood 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Under the Hood 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Under the Hood
Dual Weber 40-DCOE Carbs on a de-siamesed manifold with gender menders for stock intake plenum and air-box induction system. Pertronics ignition and Flame Thrower coil with Doug's 'Marelli Superpotente' foil backed sticker.

Suspension
1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Suspension 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Suspension
Koni Shocks, Splined hubs

Wheel and Tire
1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Wheel and Tire 1959 Alfa Romeo C.I. 2000 Wheel and Tire
1959-1960 Borrani Wheels (5.5" X 400 mm) with Alfa Romeo script knock off nuts and stock 165 X 400mm Michelin X tires
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