Well known: 1968 Abarth 1000 TCR

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The owner of this rare Abarth 1000 TCR (where “R” is for “Radiale”, the term used to describe the hemi combustion chamber) says that this is a true works car and is well known throughout Europe.

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Now, we could be wrong but we believe that just about twenty TCRs were produced by the factory and they were almost all official cars: unfortunately many of the TCR that you see around are replicas or, worse, fakes and is not very easy to an inexperienced, to distinguish a true TCR from a fake.

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This particular car is actually (as the seller says) a former works car the first owner of which was Abarth & C., and it still carries the original “TO” black plate. The seller has also published a period photo in which the same car is portrayed during a race and a specialized magazine where the car is featured. A rare opportunity then, but the price is not for everyone. Find it for sale at €150,000 (today $175,000) here in Spinea, Italy.

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