Published on August 12th, 2016 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale 1967. Too Sexy To Ignore
Regarded as one of the most beautifully designed car of all-time, this 1967 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale is one of very few 33’s in the world, of which there were only 18 originals ever produced. Designed by Franco Scaglione in the 1960’s to re-enter the Alfa brand into endurance sports car racing, the street legal version is made with an aluminium body on aluminium tubular chassis.
It was also the first production vehicle to feature butterfly doors. Under the sexy bonnet was Alfa’s first ever V8 engine that produced a maximum power output of 230 bhp @ 8800rpm and 200 Nm @ 7000rpm while the engine redlined at 10,000 rpm.
Although its V8 displaced a ‘mere’ 2-litres, the lightly detuned racing engine pushed out an impressive 227bhp, giving the 700kg car an exceptionally healthy power-to-weight ratio. This 33 Stradale is a racing car for the road and still regarded as one of the most beautiful cars ever designed and made.