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With an award-winning Pininfarina design,
it is definitely a future classic!

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S T Y L I N G   &   T U N I N G


There are lots of styling stuff to give your GTV/Spider a personal touch. Ski racks, baggage racks, hardtop, gear knobs, side skirts, spoilers etc. However, most of this should be applied with the utmost care! The Spider has an exceptional design, – don’t go over the top and ruin it! If you ask me, the only thing the Spider really needs is a set of other wheels than the ones originally fitted. And maybe a 30 mm lowering. The German Eibach Pro-Kit sport springs will provide a 30mm lowering, and still give pretty good ride comfort. The white side indicator also looks nice and can be obtained from Zender. For a full list of what’s available – in Germany anyway – check tuning.alfisti.net

When it comes to tuning, Zender, Novitec or Hörmann in Germany will be able to give your Spider or GTV a boost. Also check German A.H. Tuning for Alfa specs on chip tuning.

I’m definitely no expert on this, but what I DO know, is that you should always check with professionals before you go and do serious alterations to your GTV/Spider –  or any other car for that matter…

Chip tuning: You will get about 10% increase in power. For instance a 1999 2.0 TS GTV/Spider 155bhp/114kw engine would with chip tuning be increased to 170bhp/126kw. According to AH Tuning in Germany, top speed will then be around 225 km/h. I always thought this would give an increase in fuel consumption, but (again according to AH Tuning), this is not the case at all.

  GTV/Spider 2.0 TS fuel con. original chip fuel con. chip tuning  
  90 km/h 6.6 l/100 km 6.2 l/100 km  
  120 km/h 8.8 l/100 km 8.1 l/100 km  
  City driving 12.4 l/100 km 11.5 l/100 km  

Kompressor tuning: An excellent alternative to give the engine a boost. The kompressor  will add more power for less money pr. hp. Cost around € 4.000-4.500,- in Germany. Guess mounting is added. Below is the Novitec boost list.
GTV/Spider 2.0 16V modell 1998-2000
114KW / 155hp
160KW / 218hp
Speed: 244 km/h
0-100 6,2 sec.
GTV/Spider 2.0 16V modell 2001->
110KW / 150hp
153KW / 208hp
speed 231 km/h
0-100 6,6 sec.
GTV/Spider 3.0 V6 24V
224KW / 305hp
speed: ??

Be aware that any guarantee you might have on your car is probably no longer valid.
For the hardcore Alfisti there are also T-shirts, jackets, sunglasses and watches available. Check the Alfa Romeo Boutique or the German Alfa Shop

Spider styling by Zender …a bit over the top?

   Alfa Romeo Spider - Zender tuning style

Alfa Romeo Spider - Zender tuning style