1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale
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The first generation of Giulias appeared in June 1962, making its debut at the Monza Autodrome. The cars shared the same bodies as their Giulietta counterparts and the 1963 Giulia SS on display in this exhibition was developed using aerodynamic testing carried out on the Turin-Milan motorway. The new 4-cylinder engine was based on the classic Alfa Romeo design of hemispheric combustion chambers and valves controlled directly by twin overhead camshafts. It was this car that spearheaded the Alfa Romeo marketing campaign that led to wider international sales of the brand's products.
Chassis & Sales
1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale - sold for $154,000
A US-market car, this Sprint Speciale was delivered to its first owner in 1962 by Rambo Motors of Portland, Oregon. It is believed to have remained in Oregon until 1983, when it was purchased by noted Alfa aficionado, Alfa Romeo Owners Club president, concours judge and restorer Bill Gillham. Mr. Gillham sold the car in 2005 to James and Cindy Dyer of Houston, Texas, who commissioned a concours restoration from Mr. Gillham’s shop, Hooligan Rac... more
Gallery: 2011 Amelia Island Auction by Gooding & Company
1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale - sold for $209,000
Originally Owned by Briggs Cunningham. Beautifully Preserved Unrestored Example. Several One-of-a-Kind Features. Wonderful Provenance and Documentation. Less than 27,500 Original Miles. Participant in the 2008 Copperstate 1000. Displayed in the 2010 Pebble Beach Post War Preservation Class. Offered with Tools, Owners Handbook and Warranty Card. A Truly Significant Alfa Romeo Giulietta.
Gallery: 2011 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company
1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale 10121.872544 - sold for $198,000
Restoration Completed in 2012. Unused for Almost 20 Years. Dynamic Bertone Design. Ready to Be Shown or Toured. Ultimate Evolution of the Sprint Speciale.
Gallery: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company