TG’s guide to buying an Alfa Romeo
FACT: you’re not a petrolhead until you’ve owned an Alfa. So here’s our guide to buying an AR that won't leave you destitute
Posted: 06 May 2014
The Sud was legendary. Flat-four 1.2-litre engine mounted ahead of the front wheels, simple styling and the sort of joyful, playful handling that only a small Italian car can really deliver. It was the way it drove that made the Sud shine, and still makes it a delight today. You'll need to watch for rust, worn suspension links and gearbox synchromesh issues, but the engines are robust and the later cars were made of tougher stuff.
Which one: 1.5Ti Green Cloverleaf 1983
Guide price: £4,000
Easy to buy? A nightmare, due to rarity
Easy to run? Not for everyday use