The fans of Alfa Romeo have the sanctuary of the mark in Arese, Milan. Going to Italy is not within the reach of everyone, but fortunately, on the occasion of 106 anniversary, Alfa Romeo will have a museum in Spain. On the 24th of June, there will be the 106 the foundation of the brand biscione and the mark will display in Madrid some of the most representative models in a sort of museum temporary.
The days 18 and 19 of June the more fans of the brand will enjoy the exhibition named “Museum of emotions Alfa Romeo”. During a weekend could be seen at the madrid Palace of the Dukes of Pastrana, in the paseo de la Habana 208, a small but interesting collection of models of the brand, ranging from the year 1924 until 2016, with the new Alfa Romeo Giulia as the vehicle to more young sample.
Some of the 17 classical pieces exposed come from the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese, while others belong to private collections. To visit the museum, tickets can be booked in the web page www.ilmuseodelleemozioni.es and can complement the experience with a test of the Alfa Romeo Giulia in the Circuit of the Jarama.
Alfa Romeo RL targa Florio
The model most veteran of the “Museum of emotions Alfa Romeo” dates back to the year 1924 and it is the RL Targa Florio, the race version of RL. This model had an engine powered and a body lightened by 50% compared to the production model. Its importance in the history of the brand is remarkable, because when Ugo Sivocci won the Targa Florio in 1923 with a four-leaf clover green on a white background, this “amulet” became part of all the sports models from Alfa Romeo, the Quadrifoglio Verde.
Alfa Romeo 6C
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabrio
The range 6C Alfa Romeo, with its characteristic engine six-cylinder in-line, will be represented by the 6C 1750 GT (1930), 6C 1750 GS (1930), 6C 2500 SS Cabrio (1948) and the 6C 2500 SS (1949). In the beginning these models were bodied by the most important companies of the time, even though from 1933 Alfa Romeo also built their own bodywork for this model.
two models of the 30’s are clearly different to those of the end of the 40 that are already stylish vehicles with the characteristic Italian style. However, the Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS is one of the models whose image, easily recognizable, more reminiscent of many of the fans of the brand.
Alfa Romeo GP Type 512
a single-seater, 1940, with engine boxer 12-cylinder, turbocharged and 1.5-liter in the front that stands out for being the first model of the central engine of the brand. With 335 horses of power, this Alfa Romeo GP Type 512 was not able to show it off, with a development is not exempt of problems that finally made the mark decantase to perfect the Alfa Romeo 158, won in 1950 the first World Championship of Formula 1 with Giuseppe Farina.
Alfa Romeo Giulia
Alfa Romeo Giulia
saga of the Alfa Romeo Giulia, that comes back to life in this 2016, with the new saloon, has three representatives classic in this museum of the temporary mark. The Giulia Sprint (1963), Giulia Sprint Speziale (1963) and Giulia (1972) were the continuation of the famous Giulietta. Two coupes rounded forms, the Sprint Speziale reminiscent of the Disco Volante, and the classic berlina in ways that are more square will be referred to by the public.
Without leave of the Julian family, it will also be possible to see the Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ, a variant designed to compete with tubular chassis and design of Zagato, who gave the name to the model (TZ, Tube-Zagato). In addition to the tubular chassis of aluminum, to the early 60s, this model stood out for its disc brakes and independent suspension. This coupe Coda Truncated, with a sharp cutoff in its behind, weighed roughly 650 pounds and was able to reach 216 km/h.
Alfa Romeo 2600 SZ Prototype
This unit of 1965 is the prototype of a special version of the model which gave way to the last of the first Alfa Romeo’s traditional engine of six cylinders in line and twin overhead camshaft. Between 1961 and 1968 the Alfa 2600 was the top model range of the brand, although even more exclusive is the one designed by Zagato (SZ), which were fabricated 105 units.
Alfa Romeo Caimano
Presented in 1971 at the motor show of Turin, this is another one of the prototypes present in the “Museum of emotions Alfa Romeo”. Giugiaro received a peculiar custom of Alfa Romeo, for the manufacture of a coupé on the basis of the Alfasud, knowing from the beginning of the project that the outcome will ever happen beyond the conceptual stage. Its futuristic design, sharp and with a marked wedge form as well as its large glass area were the signs of identity.
Alfa Romeo Montreal
One of the coupes more typical of Alfa Romeo. Was designed by Marcello Gandini and presented without a name at the Expo 1967 held in Montreal, where the audience gave it the name Montreal. In 1970 this model came into production with a series of different specifications to the prototype, as the new V8 engine of 2.6 litres.
Alfa Romeo 1300 GTA Junior
With just 447 units of this model of competition manufactured between 1968 and 1975, no one should underestimate this coupe lightened with engine 1.3 165 horses and 760 kilos of weight. The fuel injection mechanics was one of the keys to raising the power from, as a lot of, 110 horses of the series model.
Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Evoluzione IMSA
The Alfa Romeo 75 is already starting to be expensive to see on our roads. Let’s not talk because of the “simple” Turbo, or the Turbo Evoluzione. The Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Evoluzione IMSA that can be seen next weekend in Madrid is one of the units of competition most curious and powerful of the model, with more than 400 horsepower of power.
Alfa Romeo 156
Probably this sedan 1997 which can still be seen on our roads do not say much to the visitors. But the truth is that that was the Car of the Year in Europe in 1998 was a car very innovative, being the first model of the world to incorporate technologies such as diesel injection common-rail, used today by all the cars with a diesel engine, or the manual gearbox sequential, call Selespeed.
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
A car that was born a classic. When the Alfa Romeo 8C Competicione was presented at the iaa in Frankfurt, 2003, was a breath of fresh air for the fans. Its spectacular design, the mechanics of the V8 of 450 horsepower and rear-wheel drive could see that something was changing in Alfa Romeo. Manufactured 500 units of a model that indisputably will form part of the history books of the car.
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