1992 Alfa Romeo SZ Coupé

Sprint Zagato Savali 3.5 L.

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1/1992
  • Mileage 
    96 155 km / 59 748 mi
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Electric windows
    Yes
    ABS
    Yes
  • Reference number 
    647
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Original condition
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Rosso Alfa number 130 - Duo Tone
  • Interior colour 
    Beige
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    4
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Performance 
    270 PS / 199 kW / 267 BHP
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

In its 90 year history, Alfa Romeo produced a lot of cars which have remained memorable whether commercially successful or otherwise. I think the SZ, as a high performance supercoupe is one of those cars.
There are few cars which are so unique that they’re considered a design classic as soon as they appear, but the Alfa Romeo SZ certainly is one of them. It was a product, a remarkable synthesis of two well known Italian companies looking for a new lease of life. There was Alfa Romeo, submerged in the Fiat-concern in the 1980s, with a tarnished image of building rusting cars which lacked quality searching for a renewed link with their exiting sportscar past. And there was Zagato, the Milan-based design studio and coach builder, which was making a gradual transition from developing and manufacturing (exotic) production car bodywork to industrial design and prototyping. Both companies found each other in a common need to reestablish their images in the late 1980s which lead to the remarkable Alfa Romeo SZ coupe and ultimately the RZ roadster. It wasn’t fashionable nor conservative, it took no cues from any other model and it wasn’t easy on the eyes. You either loved it or hated it and at best it was avant-garde. It set a standard which was never followed, it was named and revered as “The Monster”; it brought life to the scene of wind tunnel and consumer groups dictated anonymous car design. In other words: it stirred emotions. And that’s what makes a car more than an object.

This particular example was built on the 16th of April 1992 and dispatched to the Alfa Romeo dealer “Dreissen” in Capelle a/d Ijssel in the Netherlands. Finished in Rosso Alfa number 130 – Duo Tone, showing 96,155 km on the odometer, this car has been well looked after and maintained.

Car is ... equipped with a 3.5 liter Savali tuned engine.

A true collectors car!!!