Ultra light: 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce


The Giulietta Sprint Veloce was built by Alfa Romeo with aluminum and perspex parts to make it lighter. This particular car is even lighter.


A note: the seller calls it “Alleggerita” (lightened) but nowhere, and in no official document the Alfa Romeo has ever called it that way; please excuse us but we are nerd on these subjects. Back to this particular car, this is a true Veloce first series, unfortunately abandoned to the fury of nature (and people) for who knows how many years, certainly not less than 30 to be in this state.


The rear end is almost completely missing, as well as the lower sills and certainly the floors: the precious aluminum bumpers are missing, yet the car retains some of its best known features: the door panels are original as well as the perspex windows , the dashboard, and the gear lever on the floor. Also the Perspex rear window is gone as well as the “gold-made” Weber DCO3 carburetors but the engine block is still there: we bet it’s the original one. Find it for sale at $89,500 here in Los Angeles, CA.


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