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Stunning Alfas in Windsor Castle line-up

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato dominated the most important races of its time, including the Mille Miglia in 1933, the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1931 and 1932 and the Targa Florio. Picture: Tim Scott.

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato dominated the most important races of its time, including the Mille Miglia in 1933, the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1931 and 1932 and the Targa Florio. Picture: Tim Scott.

 

THE Concours of Elegance returns to Windsor Castle from September 2-4 when some of the world’s most incredible cars take residence in the Quadrangle for a celebration of automotive elegance, style and passion.

Windsor Castle will play host to 60 of the rarest and most exclusive cars ever produced. From iconic pre-1914 automobiles to special sports cars of the 21st century, each of the Concours of Elegance cars has a story to tell.

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spyder on display, for example, is one of the most successful racing cars of all time, having won Le Mans four times in a row and the Mille Miglia three times in succession.

The most recent car in the Concours of Elegance comes from coachbuilders Touring Superleggera, with the one-of-seven Disco Volante Spyder. Based on the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider, but with a specially crafted aluminium and carbon

Tickets are available to buy at: http://concoursofelegance.co.uk/tickets.

It may not look like a motorsport champion, but once upon a time this car’s unique Figoni and Falaschi-designed coupé body was replaced by lightweight, open top coachwork for motorsport, achieving a class win at the 1935 Le Mans 24-hour event.

It may not look like a motorsport champion, but once upon a time this car’s unique Figoni and Falaschi-designed coupé body was replaced by lightweight, open top coachwork for motorsport, achieving a class win at the 1935 Le Mans 24-hour event.

13.Touring Superleggera Disco Volante Spyder One-of-seven to be produced, this hand-crafted car is based on the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider, powered by a 4.7-litre V8 engine. The design is inspired by the C52 Disco Volante of the ‘50s.

13. Touring Superleggera Disco Volante Spyder
One-of-seven to be produced, this hand-crafted car is based on the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider, powered by a 4.7-litre V8 engine. The design is inspired by the C52 Disco Volante of the ‘50s.

 

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2 comments on “Stunning Alfas in Windsor Castle line-up

  1. I love those old Alfas very very much. What is the car you have right at the top?? It’s a beaut!!:)

  2. Ah 8C 2300 I didn’t spot the caption 😀

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