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Thread: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

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    1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    Interesting ‘backdated’ Marlin for sale, interesting price as well!

    On the day I posted about putting aero screens on JRR!

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    Re: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    Very nice,useable vehicle at a not unreasonable price. Probably worth it. Personally I would prefer the look of the curved top aero screens with a gap between them. not as efficient draught wise but if you don't like draughts fit a hard top.
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    Re: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    Hmmm, I must have a good solid miserly bone somewhere as I thought nice enough car but £26,350 is a massive price for a car that's still a Marlin roadster underneath. Yes, someone has put effort and thought into this but its still a replica. Generally kit cars do never return the fiscal investment of their creation.
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    Re: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    Quote Originally Posted by wiggiesworld View Post
    Hmmm, I must have a good solid miserly bone somewhere as I thought nice enough car but £26,350 is a massive price for a car that's still a Marlin roadster underneath. Yes, someone has put effort and thought into this but its still a replica. Generally kit cars do never return the fiscal investment of their creation.
    But then this car is in Italy!
    Would quite probably be worth a lot more with a proper Alfa engine and box.

    we have a couple of Italian members, I wonder what they think?
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