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The story of the 8C


THE story of Alfa Romeo’s legendary four-times Le Mans-winning, Modello 8C 2300 of 1931 to 1934 is told in definitive detail by expert Angela Cherrett in a new ebook published by Veloce.

Entitled ‘Alfa Romeo Modello 8C 2300’, it is priced at £24.99. The details are as follows:

ISBN: 9781845848743; Print equivalent ISBN: 9781874105014

It includes:

  • Alfa Romeo’s pre-8C history
  • Engineer Vittorio Jano & the 8C’s design
  • Chassis numbers, original owners, production dates and production volumes
  • 8C coachbuilders: Touring, Zagato, Castagna, Farina, Pinin Farina, Brianza, Figoni, Boneschi, Viotti, Vanden Plas, Motor Bodies, Carlton Carriage Co. & Corsica
  • Original colour schemes, technical specifications and technical drawings
  • The Racing 8Cs: Corsa/’Monza’ & tipo B/’P3’
  • Racing record including Mille Miglia, Targa Florio, Tourist Trophy, Monte Carlo Rally, Brooklands, International Grands Prix, speed trials & hillclimbs, Le Mans
  • Scuderia Ferrari
  • ‘8C people’: Birkin, Borzacchini, Brivio, Campari, Colombo, Entancelin, Ferrari, Fusi, Howe, Nuvolari, Sommer, Taruffi
  • Over 170 fascinating period pictures

More information is available from: http://www.veloce.co.uk or 01305 260068; email info@veloce.co.uk

Veloce books are stocked by (or can be ordered from) bookshops by quoting the correct ISBN number. They also take orders direct: telephone 01305 260068 (+44 1305 260068 from outside UK), fax 01305 250479 (+44 1305 250479 from outside UK) or e-mail sales@veloce.co.uk. Books can also be ordered on the website.

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