I’ve been getting a lot of email subscribers lately out of Russia. Is there a big Giulietta scene there, or am I just appreciated for my prose?
Giulietta Sprint Speciale 10120*00246. This car is on eBay right now out of Saint Ann Missouri. It presents very well, but has some details that have me and probably most people who know SS’s and would consider spending money on this car scratching their heads. It’s kind of like someone who didn’t know there were two distinct versions of the SS restored it based on looking at a car that was the wrong series. This is not to say this is a bad car in any way – and it’s not too difficult making a car this nice “correct”, but the buyer should just be aware of the liberties that were taken, or the parts book was not consulted when restoring it. Asking price is $139,900. I haven’t been paying too much attention to live auctions, so I can’t say where this falls in today’s price spectrum.
I like the little slice of gentlemans study they have it sitting in. It’s hard to tell in this picture but this car has Giulia SS badges rather than Giulietta. Like i said, not terrible to fix. Paint looks phenomenal in the pictures, but I would want to see it in person before I bought it. Panel fit, trim fit and everything else looks great.
Giulietta Sprint 10102*157352. This car is on eBay right now being listed out of New Jersey, but actually residing in Italy. This slight location disparity will probably put off a lot of buyers, so a good deal may be possible if a buyer is not in a hurry and leverages eBays buyer protections. It was previously bid up to $25,532, a smokin’ deal if that auction was for this car being sold out of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Hello handsome! NA = Napoli? Nice setting for a car shoot. Very presentable car.
Update April 13, 2016: Talked to the buyer of this car the day before yesterday. He’s very enthusiastic about it and has begun a rolling restoration. He says it is absolutely rust free and in many ways better than he expected. As the comment below says, we will all be belly-aching about how we should have bought this car in 5 years.
Update February 15, 2016: This car has been listed on eBay. It has 8 bids and sits at $40,000 as I type. I should be nicer to my Sprint -maybe even get it painted!
February 1, 2016: Giulietta Sprint 750B 07413. This Sprint is on my local Craigslist. Has all the hallmarks of a survivor from Mexico… redone but totally deviating from original interior. Odd components in the engine compartment and probably a black 80’s cassette deck. Asking price is $38,000. One needs to see this in person checking carefully for filler.
Looks like a Sprint. I can’t tell if the sill trim is missing or just nor original. No wipers.
February 15, 2016: After failing to sell for $127,500 last fall, this car has been relisted for $114,500. Market getting soft or just more realistic?
October 6, 2015: Giulia Sprint Speciale 10121*381227, 00121*01269, Body 87*2658. Another SS surfaces, this time from Driversource in Texas via eBay. It really is amazing how many SS’s come to market these days. The asking price on this one is $127,500 Buy it now or Make offer. It has several AROC markings. Anyone know this car?
So far so good. This one has Borrani steel wheels -something some of you get excited about. This thing sits nice and low.
Update February 3 2016: This car has come back on the eBay market out of New York. It’s sold as a car with one owner for over 30 years – but I think that can be said for many many Giuliettas that come on the market – even mine! Interesting counterpoint to the Sprint out of Mexico I wrote about yesterday.
Bravo on a nice picture. I like the new yellow headlamps. I’m still at odds with the wire wheels. We’ll see how much value the clover leaf stickers and headlamps add.
Update January 12 2012: I have it on good word that this car has been sold.
Update January 7 2012: The time they are a changin’ for our favorite little coupe. Just 18 months ago this 750B Sprint 08689 struggled to reach $25,000 on eBay, and now, today it is listed for $64,500 by Fantasy Junction with a big ‘Sale Pending’ sign under it. It looks amazing in the photos, and with a two liter engine should be a blast to drive, but this price for an Abnormale? I guess.
A little wide in the stance with these wire wheels. Attention to detail is impressive, as is the coat of shine.