1930 Alfa Romeo 6C

1750 GS by Zagato

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1930
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Chassis No.
8513064
Estimate:
€1.200.000-€1.400.000
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Saturday, May 1, 2010
85 bhp, 1,752 cc dual overhead-cam inline six-cylinder engine with Rootes-type supercharger, four-speed manual transmission, solid front and live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 2,740 mm (108")
Supercharged Zagato-bodied 6C 1750s are among the greatest pre-war sports cars in the collector car market. Light, nimble and prodigiously quick, they are a sheer delight to drive and continue to be formidable competitors in the world’s greatest historic driving events. This particular car, chassis 8513064, was bodied by Zagato in 1930, the same year Zagato-bodied 6C 1750s secured the first four places in the Mille Miglia. In fact, Zagato-bodied Alfas had won the 1000-mile event the two years previous as well. The 1930 victory not only proved Alfa Romeo’s formidability as a racing contender, but also the importance of Zagato in this success, as