1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Touring Coupé

Gallery Aaldering

Gallery Aaldering is offering this beautiful Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Touring Coupé for sale. This 1948 example with a Touring bodywork is in excellent condition. The car’s full provenance is known.

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This Alfa Romeo first arrived on the roads on the 26th August 1948 in Geneva, Switzerland. Until 1989 the car only knew a few Swiss owners, who lavished the car with TLC. The last Swiss owner arranged for the car to be fully restored by a top Swiss expert from 1976 to 1979. In 1989 the car was sold to a German gentleman who would go on to kept the car for another 30 years. He mainly used the car for a number of long trips to join in celebrations related to Alfa Romeo and the 6C 2500 in particular.

The Alfa Romeo never once let him down. Of course, good expert maintenance played its part as well a number of upgrades that enhanced the car’s reliability and it transport on a trailer to the various events. The upgrades included the fitting of an electric fan and a modern alternator.

The car is in wonderful condition. The Touring bodywork has of course been manufactured using the “Superleggera” method. The fine bodywork sports nice and thin, correctly aligned panelwork. The blue external finish is in a good state with only a few minor blemishes. The interior has been reupholstered, keeping close to the original concept and even has a period-correct radio.

The Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 is a large car. The long-wheelbase affording it a rather comfortable ride and creates the perfect touring vehicle. The 2.5 straight-six suits the car’s character down to the ground. When driving you readily appreciate this Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Touring Coupé  has been used on a regular basis. This kind of car simply drives better with regular use. The engine is attached to a manual 4-speed gearbox. The gears shift effortlessly through the range with a gear ratio that perfectly suits the car’s character. This good road handling is also thanks to excellent maintenance. This is a high-quality car and despite its 73 years of age this Italian beauty has quite modest mileage of just 92,460 km on the clock.

The present document contains some correspondence between two previous owners confirming the accuracy of the mileage. Furthermore, the old Swiss registration papers show the small number of owners. There are also old photos, notes and naturally a plethora of invoices present.

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Gallery Aaldering is a family owned business since 1975. Founder Nico Aaldering and his son Nick are responsible for operational and executive management. The company has been in Brummen since 1987 and started on the location where they currently have their second workshop and detailing shop. Nico started very small, with only three employees. People who still work for the company today. The company grew rapidly and established a name for itself based on quality. In the nineties it was time for expansions after many years of selling Alfa Romeo, then Italian cars later on followed by British cars as well. At the end of 2000 Gallery Aaldering moved to the current premises at the Arnhemsestraat in Brummen. This showroom was build according to Nico's idea and sketches and has a Neoclassical style to match the classic cars inside. During this time Nick entered the company after finishing his studies and working for different automotive companies. Gallery Aaldering expanded and gained momentum with the decades of experience offered by Nico and the bright new ideas and progressive vision offered by Nick. The collection became more diverse with an important move upwards to higher segments. Gallery Aaldering has grown to become one of the largest classic car dealers in Europe. There are about 350 classic cars on display on four floors with a Grand Café and special rooms for business meetings. As a family owned business Gallery Aaldering is proud of its history and traditions, but the future is just as important. At the heart of this all is the passion for classic automobiles. For that reason they participate in the most impressive classic car rally in the world, the Mille Miglia. A deeply rooted love for cars. You will find this in both their genes and the identity of this family owned business.