In the years following World War II, Alfa Romeo underwent a tremendous transformation. Prior to the war and until about 1950, Alfa Romeo specialized in bespoke or low-production, hand-made sports cars for a very exclusive clientele. But in the years after the war, they wisely realized that to survive, they had to build in volume. So in 1950 an all-new design appeared in the form of the 1900 – Alfa Romeo’s very first mass produced, automobile built on an assembly line. Alfa Romeo production increased nearly tenfold thanks to the success of the 1900 Berlina. Of course, Alfa remained close with the best of the Italian Carrozzeria and many very special bodied coupes and cabriolets were produced using the 1900’s underpinnings, some one-off and others in very limited numbers.
In 1958, the 1900’s replacement appeared with a larger, more powerful 2-liter class engine. Known as the 2000, it carried on where the 1900 left off, as a mass produced, mid-priced sedan. It was also being built alongside its more popular and smaller sibling, the Giulietta. Of course, coupe and open spyder variants appeared soon after the sedan debuted. The coupe styling was handled by Bertone , and the elegant spyd
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