Alfaholics, located in a 5,000 sq. ft. on the outskirts of Bristol, is a world-renowned restoration shop specializing in vintage Alfa Romeos. The multi-generation, family-run store offers a wide range of services and builds, though its main flagship is undoubtedly the GTA-R – or Alfaholics’ “Type R”. Billed as “the perfect evolution of the Alfa Romeo 105 line”, the GTA-R was built to order and each example was meticulously upgraded in over 3,000 hours per project.
Due to the extreme elitism and uniqueness of the Alfaholics building, the store currently has a large list of customers seeking new commissions. Out of the blue, one lucky person now has a chance to line up and get their own R-type as a 1974 GTV 2000 built to GTA-R spec has just been auctioned off. Originally costing over $240,000, the build began with a complete takedown and rebuild of the donor, then was rebuilt with a range of Alfaholics-specific equipment and running gear, including offset-bored six-piston front calipers, GTA-style alloy wheels, Alfaholics. GTA-R Superleggera Suspension Kit includes titanium wheels, hardware, upper and lower arms.
The car is powered by a 2.1-litre fuel-injected Nord inline-four engine that has been rebuilt by Alfaholics and now produces 230 hp. Paired with a rebuilt five-speed manual transmission, the four-cylinder engine also features a stainless steel Alfaholics exhaust system, MoTeC engine management system, upgraded cooling system, separate Jenvey Heritage throttle bodies, CNC billet flywheel, billet aluminum clutch plates, friction system. differential and titanium axles. The exterior of the GTA-R is painted in classic Rosso Red with carbon fiber hood and deck panels, custom grille, lightweight glass, heated windshield, polycarbonate rear window, LED headlights, hood and trunk pins, front and rear bumpers.
Located in Dallas County, Texas, this 1974 GTA-R spec Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 Alfaholics made by Alfaholics is currently up on Bring a Trailer online auction where (as of this writing) bids have reached $110,000 United States, including the eight remaining daily discounts.
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Post time: Nov-23-2022