Grand Prix Classics is offering this stunning Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce Alleggerita for sale.
History: Alfa Romeo modified about 100 of their successful Sprint Veloce Coupes for competition. They were lightened with aluminum front hood, trunk and doors. Plexi-glass on the windows. Then high-performance build and tuning on the engine. Compression, cylinder head, Weber carburetors, exhaust headers for all improved performance. The Alleggerita competition versions went on to compete and win in their category throughout Europe and the USA.
This Alfa Romeo was raced by a well-known American living in Mexico City, Freddie Van Buren. He had numerous wins, including a class win at the 1958 Sebring 12-Hours. The car then passes through a series of owners, many of them noted Alfa Romeo collectors. It is restored and takes part in a variety of prestigious historic events, Mille Miglia, Tour Auto, Tour De Espana, Monterey Historics, California Mille, and Colorado Grand.
Condition: First restored in the mid to late 1980’s, it is then continuously maintained and looked after by the best Alfa specialists, Conrad Stevenson, Santos Italian, Epifani Restorations, Terry Hoyle. It presents extremely well with some patina. Excellent panel fit, nice paint, correctly done. The original numbered engine block.
Of Note: One of the 100 Alleggerita examples with a great period race history, a known ownership, a correct restoration, recent historic event participation and eligibility. Original numbered engine block. A large file of service records.
collectorscarworld is partnering with the most renowned classic car specialists and dealerships in the world. We always offer selected rare and sought-after collectors cars and supercars for sale and every day a special car is featured for one of our partners. The passion for classic cars is diverse, sometimes it concerns the beauty of forms that can be admired at a concours, sometimes it is the smell of rubber , old leather and gasoline at a racing event or trip in the sunset.
Or its a classic car you have great memories with or which your parents owned a longtime ago. Classic cars and supercars are an expression of the lifestyle that someone shares with other petrolheads, and which is immortal, enduring and always a lot of fun. If you are looking for a special car or need support in the evaluation and history of cars, please contact us at email@example.com