Ultra light: 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce

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

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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.

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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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