Rarities from Alfa Romeo stand out at Gooding’s Scottsdale auction

Jan 05, 2018 580

BY: William Hall

A standout selection of Alfa Romeos will cross the block at the Gooding and Company auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, from January 19-20. Spanning the Italian automaker’s 1960s era, along with a rare model from 1951, are a number of seldom-seen Alfas, many of which are offered at No Reserve.

Lot 136, a 1951 1900C Sprint, is one of the most-important post-war Alfas offered in recent years. One of the original three short-wheelbase 1900-series cars produced by the automaker, the handsome Touring-bodied coupe was gifted to legendary racer Juan Manuel Fangio by the factory upon winning the 1951 Formula 1 World Driver’s Championship for Alfa Romeo.

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SOURCE: https://journal.classiccars.com/

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