Electrical gremlins are par for the course with 1980s Italian cars. The Mondial has a weak fusebox, where circuit board delamination gives haywire antics. Essential upgrade is costly.
Hood latches become increasingly fragile over the years. Replacements are elusive, but specialists can usually help.
The Mondial’s relatively subdued exhaust note doesn’t suit everyone, so fruitier aftermarket systems are a common upgrade. Make sure that the one fitted to yours isn’t too loud or intrusive.