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WANT to Buy 91/92 Allante

Old 11-04-2009, 07:18 AM
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The top has always amazed me. Trying to compete with Mercedes and was killed when their top went full power. Heck, I had a '63 Falcon that had a fully power top. (see final scenes of OceanXX whan George Clooney is leaving prison).

An old time Allante wizard the Zinzindorf contends thay'd be built today if the top was power. My hard top is on for the winter. I'm with Stomper the softtop only goes up if caught in an unexpected rain .

Test driving any allante requires a ABS type stop.
Old 11-04-2009, 09:24 AM
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Yeah, it is a bit of strange marketing strategy for a manufacturer who rightfully claimed in years best that it was the Standard of the World.

I sort of like the "convenience top" and "rain happens" references!
Old 11-26-2009, 07:40 AM
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An update: The search is over, and we have our new (to us) Allante. It is a 1992 Pearl White w/red stripe and black interior. She is a CA car, sporting 50,000 miles on the odometer. It arrived Sunday, still bearing the CA license plates.

The initial inspection revealed a few probs, mainly with interior hardware, that will need to be addressed, but nothing major.

The initial drive revealed a car that is a veritable blast to drive! Looking forward to many enjoyable miles behind the wheel.
Old 09-17-2014, 12:25 AM
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I am very glad to know that,there are the Vintage car lovers like me present in this world and also want to purchase one.A best advice to you for buying this model.Take the car in a well condition however it price would be high.Think about it what i say.
Old 01-24-2018, 05:16 PM
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I have a 1987 Cadillac Allante Pininfarina for sale it has been in storage most of its life it has 46 thousand miles on it and it is pearl white with red leather interior It has two tops on it one is a hard top the other is a
convertible if you want you can call me at 419-984-7193 ask for Ray
Old 01-29-2018, 03:30 PM
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Just a heads up; I would not be waiting for a call from me if I were you. I made my original post in 2009!

Since then I have bought/used/sold my 1992 Allante, so no longer in the market.
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