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A little-known variant of the Quadrifoglio, in which key components were fabricated from the obscure "Four Figs" tree, native to norther Italy. Hence: "Quadrafigil"

This version was introduced in an effort to address rust issues common in spare tire wells.
 

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Also, how could they get it right once, then screw it up on the next line:
"Item Specifics - Cars & Trucks
1987 Alfa Romeo : Spider Quadrafigil
1987 Alpha Romeo Spider Convertible. . ."

Talk about UHG LEE. First thing I'd do is scrap the "CUSTOM HIGH TECH U.V. Sunvisors (value $400.00)" and replace them with original type ones from Centerline or IAP (less than $75 for the pair, I think). Otherwise the car looks pretty original.
 

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Looking again, I'd be concerned with the large gap between the front bumper and the nose. Something doesn't seem right there. I'd also "un" lower the vehicle. Hell these cars sit low enough to the ground anyway in their original state.
 

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and another thing

It has a Momo steering wheel, not a Nardi as the ad says.

The person selling this car has no clue.
 

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I was also a puzzled by the $400 "upgrade" sun visors with those things, when you can replace the factory ones five times for the same money. If you are that concerned about UV rays maybe you shouldn't have bought a convertible huh?:D

Also the add says it was maintainted by a shop "Specializing in sales and service of Jaguar, Mazaratti & MG cars". Maybe the shop really knows Alfa's too but, since I'm not from the area, I'm thinking it might as well have been maintained by the local Buick dealer.:D
 

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I was also a puzzled by the $400 "upgrade" sun visors with those things, when you can replace the factory ones five times for the same money. If you are that concerned about UV rays maybe you shouldn't have bought a convertible huh?:D

Also the add says it was maintainted by a shop "Specializing in sales and service of Jaguar, Mazaratti & MG cars". Maybe the shop really knows Alfa's too but, since I'm not from the area, I'm thinking it might as well have been maintained by the local Buick dealer.:D
They might not be familiar with that new-fangled "Ah-lum-num". :D
 

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A variant of the Quadrifoglio, the QuattroFagioli was built between years '87-88 it was a special fuel Gas turbine engine masterminded by commendator Ugo Falsetti of Alphone Romeo design team thet ran on "special Gas". production stopped after only one unit because of the "special odor" these automibiles emitted.

ps. I've seen these sunvisors before, I think in this forum.
 

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After careful research, I have discovered that the car in question is NOT an Alfa Romeo, but a recent knock off from China. The spelling of Alpha and Quadrifigil in the ad are intentional to avoid trademark infringement (like the Rolix watches sold on the street). Note that the red carpet shown in the ad is not true Alfa red, but the same as the ChiCom red star. Drivers of this model have reported rashes on their posteriors, due to excessive amounts of formaldehide in the seat material. The high levels of lead in the paint have also caused health problems to many. The engine itself is a knock off of a Yugo 4 cylinder (so there is some Italian connection at least since the Yugo is a knock off of Fiat), but head and block are actually cast iron, with recycled aluminum foil glued to them to give the appearance of a true aluminum alloy engine. The easiest way to verify the Chinese source of this car is to listen to the valves. Instead of going "click, click, click" they go "crick, crick, crick."
 

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Very funny Wayne. In fact Back in the 70's we were all laughing at Toyotas and Hondas and all the "crap" comming out of Japan and at the end of the day the biggest laugh came from watching The big three getting their collective asses kicked. The next chapter will be to witness Chinese cars cleaning up what's left.In the 60's most electical appliances (T.Vs, stereos)were exported from The U.S.A. and today the country that invented broadcasting can't make a television set.
crick crick crick
 
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