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Italeri 1:12 4708 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Roadster Model Car Kit

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Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Roadster

 

Full color instruction sheet - Steering wheels - Realistic suspension - Highly detailed engine - Rubber wheels - 320 plastic parts - 30 chromed parts - Photo etched - Opening hood - Screws, tubes and nylon net

The Alfa Romeo 8C can be considered as one of the most famous sports cars of the 1930s. The car's name derives from the engine adopted: a 2,336 cc supercharged 8-cylinder in-line engine with compressor that became an icon in the automotive landscape of the period. The 8C could in fact be considered the "state of the art" for technology, technical solutions and performance. Characterized by extraordinary road holding and excellent reliability, Alfa Romeo achieved significant sporting victories on numerous international circuits and linked its name to the famous Mantuan driver Tazio Nuvolari. Among the best known companies the victory in the Targa Florio in 1931 and in the Italian Grand Prix. This last victory also contributed to the name of the two-seater GP car which, to celebrate the feat, was called “Monza”. From the competition version, a production lot was also created for the road market of nearly 200 vehicles. To celebrate the 110 years of activity of the famous Italian manufacturer, the two-seater Sport version is proposed, available at the Alfa Romeo sales network of the time for those who wanted to buy the most successful sports car of the period.