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Old 27-01-2018, 09:56 PM   #91
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I sold mine a year ago, after having had it for about 14 months.

I haven't looked at GTV prices since then, but at best I think you'd get around £7,500, and that's being optimistic. It looks like a fantastic example and if it was a cup it would no doubt go for upwards of £10k.

It'll be a completely different experience to the Mustang, so I think that if you still love it it wouldn't be worth selling for the money you could get for it. They offer a hell of a lot of value for money and I think at least keep it for a while after you get your Mustang.

Either way, enjoy the Mustang
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Old 27-01-2018, 10:30 PM   #92
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I’ve seen a cup for sale for £7500 in great condition for a few months now.

Yours is in similar condition but not a Cup
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Old 28-01-2018, 08:37 AM   #93
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Difficult one - do you like it still ? Is it costing you anything presnets (other than the obvious fuel / tax / ins) and do you think you'll have any costs over next year or so ?

If you can keep it and still want to, you could garage it and see how you feel about it a few months down the line ? Maybe put it up for sale down the line if you've not used it, price it at the money you want and if it sells then problem sorted...


Thanks and that’s a good option of seeing how I feel later this year.

The car owes me nothing other than the time and money I put into it.

But I’m equally worried if I took it away for a long time I maybe doing more harm than good to it. So would it be best to sell it so at least she gets used !
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Old 28-01-2018, 08:39 AM   #94
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I’ve seen a cup for sale for £7500 in great condition for a few months now.

Yours is in similar condition but not a Cup


I’ve been tracking Cup prices since before I bought mine as that was always the model I wanted but they’ve consistently been over £10k and normally for £12k for a good example.
For one to go through that cheap the seller has let it go too cheap in my opinion.
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I sold mine a year ago, after having had it for about 14 months.



I haven't looked at GTV prices since then, but at best I think you'd get around £7,500, and that's being optimistic. It looks like a fantastic example and if it was a cup it would no doubt go for upwards of £10k.



It'll be a completely different experience to the Mustang, so I think that if you still love it it wouldn't be worth selling for the money you could get for it. They offer a hell of a lot of value for money and I think at least keep it for a while after you get your Mustang.



Either way, enjoy the Mustang


Looking at market prices and mine I think £6500 is the upper end of what it’s worth. But it’s only worth what someone is willing to pay so even if I decided to sell it I would wait months for the right buyer to come along as this is becoming an increasingly niche market.
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So after deciding I was an idiot to even contemplate selling my GTV I dusted it off from the winter hibernation and got cleaned up ready for the Spring Alfa Show at the Imperial War Museum.

This is her cleaned ready for the show









The weather today was perfect and the show was brilliant, well worth the 280 mile round trip. Great to see so many stunning Alfa’s particularly the 916’s which we very well represented.









The excitement of the day took its toll on my youngest, so I had a nice peaceful journey home. Well as peaceful as you can get with the Wizard exhaust fitted.

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Your Alfa is one of my favourites looking GTVs.....
Actually inspired me to take on a mini restoration on mine! Currently about half way through!

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Alfa male,

It fair makes your heart leap to see the Busso V6 in the altogether!

Lovely!

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Your Alfa looks fantastic inside and out from all angles.
At a time where performance cars seem to be evolving into more and more powerful machines, with PCP deals making them more affordable and commonplace on the roads, cars like this in this condition are becoming rarer.
This all adds to it being MORE SPECIAL imho.
The latest breed of hot hatches will I'm sure be eager to show you how they can burn you at the lights but I'll be damn if many could be considered as special and look so damn fine just sitting there flaunting it's elegant but purposeful lines.
This is one to pass down to your youngest to appreciate when he's able to drive!
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Looks a treat. Didn't go this year, you certainly had the weather for it.
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