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.
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?
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.
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.
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.