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Abarth Record-Breaking Cars: Two Vehicles Based on Fiat and Alfa Romeo Chassis with Bodies Styled by Pinin Farina

Automobile Engineer vol. 47, no. 6, June 1957, pgs 229-231

[Apologies that the scan isn't better].

The mirror image placement of two bodies in the wind tunnel is a curious approach to testing.
 

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Just beautiful.

Does anyone know if these still exist?
 

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Abarth streamline record cars. Still worth a discussion?

My guesses, there were five or six cars minimum:


One car was the 750/500/800 Bertone in 1956, mentioned here:
http://wikicars.org/en/Abarth_Record_Bertone


Another car was the Abarth 750 Bialbero Record, mentioned here:
http://wikicars.org/en/Abarth_750_Bialbero_Record

but please recognize that this car was modified sometimes with an engine of
600 cc ( and is still in this state nowadays ). Different coloursheme and 750 or 600 on the front.

Another car was the 500 in 1957-58
And annother http://wikicars.org/en/Abarth_1000_Pininfarina_Record which is named here with a production year of 1960, what it's wrong IMHO; should be 1958.

Among which the 1000 RECORD MONZA BIALBERO that established the 72 Hour World Record http://wikicars.org/en/Abarth_Monoposto_da_Record
( a few pictures here: http://wikicars.org/en/Category:Abarth_images )


Questions:
( What happened to the mentioned Alfa? Modified with Fiat Abarth technics later on? )

Today location:
Museo Motor Village, Paris ( spot it at min. 2,10 )
( http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39JNABU5Xxc )


If I remember right another location: Maranello Rosso, San Marino
( http://http://www.motorvalley.com/museums-and-collections/maranello-rosso-museum-museum-abarth.html)

( And don't call me an Abarth expert now please, I am far away from that ... I just did a small internet research )
 

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