It has been said that any true sports car enthusiast should own at least one Alfa Romeo in their life. Of course some might strongly disagree with that sentiment – but others in the know will certainly nod in agreement. Alfa Romeos have a certain quality, a certain excitement about them that can be difficult to explain, but once you get behind the wheel, it all becomes clear. Lively handling, jewel-like twin-cam engines and bodies designed by the greatest Italian Carrozzeria all add up to create cars that are unmatched for sheer driving joy – from the most basic four-door sedan up to a two-seat sports car – Alfas share that same spirit.
The Duetto spider was based on the highly successful 105-series chassis that served as the basis of the Giulia and Giulietta coupes and sedans, but with completely different styling. The Duetto took all that was great about the Giulia coupe and boiled it down to the bare essentials of a two seat, open top sports car. While fairly conventional, the chassis was very well sorted thanks to the well-located rear axle and independent front suspension. The Duetto was built on a strong unibody platform, and came standard with disc brakes, a sweet shifting 5
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