The car was completely disassembled and stripped to its bare metal prior to the repaint, which was performed with Glasurit products and finished in the factory original Graphite Grey (AR716) color. The process included the removal of all glass, trim, and moldings, and the condition of the paint and trim are captured in detail in the gallery below. Noted imperfections include some fisheye visible under a fluorescent light source and a scratch on the rear deck where the soft top rail
The new Robbins soft top is pictured above and does not fit perfectly according to the seller. Silver painted 15″ Boranni steel wheels are mounted with Pirelli Cinturato tires.
Here are a few restoration shots. Reported to have been in California and Arizona since new, the condition of the body and chassis prior to the restoration are documented within the seller’s online photo album.
The interior was refreshed at the time of the restoration in the correct red upholstery and matching carpets with black ribbed rubber mats. Several close up photos highlight the condition of the materials and trim. The 5-digit odometer was reset at the time of the refurbishment and currently reads 136 miles, with true mileage unknown. Veglia gauges were professionally rebuilt at a cost of $2,500 and include the Veloce-specific 8000 RPM tachometer
Under the hood, this 750F retains its matching numbers twin cam inline-four, which is paired to the correct 4-speed manual gearbox. The engine was initially rebuilt by the previous owner in the 1970s and in 2006 was refreshed with a 1400cc kit. A detailed photo album on the seller’s Flickr page documents a reseal and tuning process conducted during the restoration. Some engine oil leaks are noted by the seller, along with a leak at the rear of the original and rebuilt tunnel case.
Engine stamping AR1315 *31656* is shown above and matches the chassis tag that can be seen in the gallery. Veloce engines were denoted by the 1315-3xxx prefix and an “F” is stamped into the firewall as shown in the gallery.
The undercarriage is said to show original sheet metal and frame supports and is featured in the several photos in the gallery below.
Documentation consists of good records from the early 1970s along with a letter from the previous owner which is shown in the photo gallery below. A walk-around, startup, and driving demonstration can be viewed in the video clip below: