The Giulietta was a major departure from Alfa Romeo's traditional business. Small, lightweight and nimble, it was a marked contrast with the large, fast, luxurious sports cars and sedans that had established Alfa's reputation up to that point. First created as a special series awarded as prizes in an Italian national lottery, the Giulietta Sprint coupe amazed its lucky winners with its performance and handling. Alfa quickly recognized the car's potential and rushed the Bertone-bodied Sprint into series production, followed by a sedan, the Berlina, and convertible, the Spider with coachwork by Pinin Farina in 1955. Renowned for their almost magical responsiveness and the brilliant performance of their 1,290 cc dual overhead camshaft aluminum alloy engines, they have endeared themselves to generations of enthusiastic drivers. This gorgeous 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider makes it easy to see why. A properly restored example, it is finished in red with a black cloth top and new black leather interior that is piped in red and has new red carpets. The paint and chrome are new as well, and the steel wheels have chrome hubcaps and new blackwall radial tires. The engine bay, housing Alfa's aesthetically pleasing 1,290 cc twin-cam four fed by a single Solex carburetor, is very highly detailed from top to bottom. A very straight, clean and correctly restored Giulietta, this car offers the joy of classic Alfa Romeo motoring and the timeless elegance of Pinin Farina styling. A car that lends itself to both showing and spirited driving, it is the ideal classic Alfa sports car.