As big Alfa saloons go the Six was not a huge success, but we do owe the existence of one of the best-sounding Alfa Romeos to the failed executive saloon as it donated its wonderful V6 engine to the Alfetta GTV. Running a new Bosch fuel injection system, the V6’s power was up to 160bhp, giving the GTV6 a very useful power hike, as well as one of the most sublime soundtracks in motoring history. Like the Alfetta GT and GTV before it a good GTV6 was a phenomenally good car in the bends and Alfa’s coupé finally had the power to exploit it.
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