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Leading a long list of exciting early entries for the RM Auction – London, Battersea sale is a 1972 Alfa Romeo 33-3 TT, chassis number AR11572/010. Raced extensively by the famed Autodelta team in 1972, this historic sports racing car was a participant at Le Mans in the hands of Nino Vaccarella and Andrea de Adamich, the latter of whom also drove the car in the Targa Florio that same season. Accompanied by extensive documentation and presented in outstanding, highly original condition, it boasts a freshly rebuilt engine and is ready to compete at the world’s most prestigious events.
More detailed images of this unique Alfa Romeo can be seen at the RM Auction site.
Estimate: £525,000 – £575,000
Source: RM Auctions
With only 200 examples built, the Alfa Romeo Sprint Zagato (SZ) is a very rare car indeed, particularly in “Coda Tronca” long tail form, of which only 30 cars were ever built. It has all the elements for racing competitiveness, beginning with a highly tuned 1,300-cc engine mated to a five-speed transmission and married to carefully constructed, lightweight aluminium bodywork, which in itself reportedly took Zagato 300 hours to construct. The stunning long tail “Coda Tronca,” the final development of the legendary racing Giulietta, was designed with a lower roof line as well as a Kamm tail, which made for better aerodynamics. (more…)