This Has to be The Most 1980s Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo only built 500 examples of the 75 Evoluzione to homologate its sedan for Group A competition.

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The Alfa Romeo 75 Evoluzione could only have been built in the 1980s. Just look at its boxy lines, fender flares, color-matched wheels, and the giant decal on the doors and tell me otherwise. It's glorious, and this one here is .

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The Alfa 75 Evoluzione is an interesting car beyond its '80s-ness too. Just 500 were built to get Alfa's 75 sedan—which was sold as the Milano here—homologated for Group A competition. Finding one in the US is rare, since it was never sold here. Of the 500 built, many were turned into race cars.

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The top-of-the-line 75 was powered by a V6, but the Evoluzione used a turbocharged version of Alfa's famous twin-cam four-cylinder. On paper, the Evoluzione's engine was the same as the 155-hp 1.8-liter unit sold in the 75 Turbo, but in reality, it . In race trim, this engine could be tuned to produce around 400 hp. Could you imagine the turbo lag?

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Alfa also fit the 75 Evoluzione road car with fiberglass fender flares, stiffer springs, and larger rear stabilizer bars. Whoever owned this car previously also re-trimmed the seats with red leather, which to be honest, looks a bit over-the-top. Then again, so does the rest of this car.

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There's no service history, but the car looks clean in pictures and comes with a certificate of authenticity from Alfa Romeo. It was brought to the US in 2013, and has 116,000 kilometers (72,000 miles) on its odometer.

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At the time of writing, bidding is up to $7575 (cute) and the auction closes in seven days. If you buy it, you're legally obligated to bring it to next year.

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