Alfa Romeo launched the 105 (and 115) series coupes at an event for press at their newly-opened Arese factory, on 9th September 1963. The car was first shown publicly at the Frankfurt Motor Show later that month.
The body styling was by Giorgetto Guigiaro for Bertone, and somewhat confusingly the cars also became unofficially known as Bertone Coupes. The styling featured several firsts, and is widely considered one of the best-looking cars ever made.
The 105 series cars were all two-door coupes,