Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS Series 2 Tipo 3 Superleggera

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Consigned for auction through RM Sotheby’s, Paris 2019. A unique opportunity to buy this rare Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS Series 2 Tipo 3 Superleggera coupe, of which only 540 units were built. This particular example was sold new to Italy (26/10/1954) and spent most of its life in California and Arizona in the USA before coming back to Europe in the early 2000s.

 

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FEATURES

  • Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS Series 2 Tipo 3 Superleggera by Carrozeria Touring
  • Sold new to Italy in 1954
  • Alfa Romeo certificate of originality
  • Matching numbers
  • Rare original Grigio Azzuro colour
  • Full aluminium body
  • Most powerful evolution of the 1900 series with a top speed of 190km/h
  • 115hp twin over-head cam 4 cylinder engine with twin Solex carburettors
  • 5 speed full synchro gearbox with Nardi floorshifter
  • Large aluminium finned drum brakes all around
  • Aluminium Borrani wire wheels
  • Nappa tabacco leather interior
  • Rare optional rear folding seat
  • Fully documented 3000 hours restoration with invoices and photos
  • Eligible for the Mille Miglia
  • All EU taxes paid with Spanish registration

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