Monday, January 24, 2011

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale made by Minichamps with Ref.: 436 120920

Designed by Franco Scaglione, and built by Carrozzeria Marazzi, was first presented at the 1967 Turin Motorshow.
The Stradale, first built in 1967, was based on the Autodelta Alfa Romeo T33 racing car.V8cyl dohc 1995cc 230hp at 8800r 138ft.lb at 7000r Spika FI 6sp 260kph 0to100=5.5s 572kg 18 build
The Stradale is believed to be the first production vehicle to feature dihedral doors, also known as butterfly doors. Other vehicles which feature doors of this nature include the Toyota Sera, McLaren F1, Ferrari Enzo and the Saleen S7. The Stradale also features windows which seamlessly curve upward into the "roof" of the vehicle.

The car was an attempt by Alfa to make some of its racing technology available to the public, it was the most expensive automobile for sale to the public in 1968 at US$17,000.

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