1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider

1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider

1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider

The glamorous Duetto, which starred in The Graduate alongside Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, was redolent of the 1960s and yet has proved a long lived classic. It was the last design personally executed by the famous Battista Pinin Farina and its name was the result of a competition run by the manufacturer at the time of its launch in 1966. Styling cues include the so-called ‘cuttlefish-bone’ profile with a rounded nose and tail, the Alfa Romeo shield dividing the front bumper. — Alfa Romeo

In Detail

positionFront Longitudinal
displacement1570 cc / 95.8 in³
bore78 mm / 3.07 in
stroke82 mm / 3.23 in
power81.3 kw / 109 bhp @ 6000 rpm
specific output69.43 bhp per litre
bhp/weight49.66 bhp per tonne
torque155.92 nm / 115.0 ft lbs
body / frameUnit Steel
driven wheelsRWD
front tires155-15
rear tires155-15
front brakesDiscs
f brake sizemm / in
r brake sizemm / in
steeringWorm & Sector
curb weight2195 kg / 4839 lbs
transmission5-Speed Manual
gear ratios3.30:1, 1.99:1, 1.36:1, 1.00:1, 0.79:1, :1
final drive4.56:1
top speed~185 kph / 115.0 mph
0 – 60 mph~11.0 seconds

Auction Sales History

1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider

1967 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider AR664842 – sold for $39,600 Classic Pininfarina Design. Substantially Original After Sympathetic Restoration. Limited Ownership over 45 Years. Iconic Model Featured in The Graduate. A Great Everyday Classic. Auction Source: Gooding & Company’s 10th Anniversary 2013 Pebble Beach Auction
1967 Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider – sold for $50,600 Battista “Pinin” Farina’s Final Design. First Version of Alfa Romeo’s Long-Running Modern Spider. Faithfully Restored and Recently Freshened. Beloved Model Featured in Celebrated Films. Auction Source: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company

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