Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato Coda Tronca
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.
This car was auctioned off by RM Auctions in May of 2011 at the Spazio Villa Erba, Cernobbio, Como.
135 bhp, 1,300 cc DOHC inline four-cylinder engine, five-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension, live rear axle, front disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,248 mm (88.5").
Source: RM Auctions
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