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My spouse, Gail, and I just picked up our new, red Lusso last Tuesday. Back in 1972 we were newly wedded and bought a new, red 124 Spider. Drove it and loved it for five years, and sold it to go racing. So, 47 years later we have another, red 124 Spider. It is a fantastic little car, perfect for our scenic and very twisty Kentucky back roads. We bought the car from Jack Sweeney Alfa in Florence KY, and it turned out to be a really fun experience. Seems everyone in the showroom is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their products, had a great time talking cars and Fiats in particular. We brought them some old photos of us and our old `72, and they went nuts. Our sales guy put together a "then-and-now" collage of the old photos and re-staged them with the new car during delivery. The resulting picture is attached here. Anyway, we had a blast getting the car, and are looking forward to lots of adventures with it. (When I'm not sport touring on my motorcycles)
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Don, welcome here from a former Cincinnatian and Chase College of Law alum.(Back when the school overlooked Covington.) Nice you had such a great experience buying yours which I think relates to the dealer also selling Alfas. Here the FIAT dealers are located at Dodge/Chrysler locations and they generall couln't care less about the FIAT brand. Enjoy the roads of which I have some fond memories. I rode all over in your neck of the woods on a BMW R65LS and a Honda CB350F back in the day. Enjoy the ride. It's quite an upgrade from the early '70s 124 Spider 1600 don't you think?.
 
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Quite an improvement! Forty-seven years of technology and involvement of other cultures in the cars development are evident.
 

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Hey, she still looks the same, what happened to you??? Welcome ?
 
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Howdy, neighbor! Northern Kentucky sunset (Gardnersville in Pendleton County).

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I think I saw you heading south on Hopeful Church Road at 42 today around noon, Don. If it wasn't you, there's another red with black top Lusso running around in Florence.
 
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Hey @Don Cecconi believe I spotted you heading westbound on KY 14 around 2:30 today.
 

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You're hard to miss with that red Lusso! I live on 14 and was heading back from a lumberyard in Florence with some 2x4s, so I wasn't driving the 124 or you might have spotted me. Mrs. Magoffin & I took the Spider out on Friday evening and went for a gentle drive through the warm air and greening countryside.
 

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Hiya from the UK Chapter.........Love the photo's, glad to see you already have guys recognise you. Now, I watched Al Capone and "The Untouchables" so I know a little about who is who, so...Should I be trembling DON ?
Glad to have you aboard, Cheers
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