06 November 2011

Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale

I've always had a soft spot for this car and here is why. When it launched in 1968 it was the most expensive production car in the world costing $17,000 which was 6 times the average price of a regular car. The engine was designed as an out and out race unit featuring a dry sump, over square fuel injected 2 litre V8. The engine had a redline of 10,000 rpm and produced 230bhp, the race version produced 270bhp. I love how the lines of the car flow and the classic Italian colour combination really finishes it off.

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