Stirling Matheson is an automotive writer, reviewer, and spewer of sarcasm of Indianapolis, IN. When not playing with cool cars, he is working as the Artistic Director of Ballet Theatre of Indiana. Hear his pseudo-sane quips on Twitter, Google+, and Facebook.
This may be a sweet car for under three grand, but it's Italian, and has 145,000 miles under its belt. Reliability issues are a large part of what sent Alfa Romeo packing all those years ago. Be afraid.