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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT

Launched in 1963 the Giulia Sprint GT was designed by Bertone’s
Giorgetto Giugiaro. The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT was the first Giulia
sport model introduced, and was manufactured from 1963 to 1965. It was
revealed at a press event held at the then newly opened Arese plant on 9
September 1963, and displayed later the same month at the Frankfurt
Motor Show. In its original form the Bertone body is known as scalino
(step) or “step front”, because of the leading edge of the engine
compartment lid which sat 1/4 an inch above the nose of the car.

The Giulia Sprint GT was fitted with the 1,570 cc displacement version
of Alfa Romeo’s all-aluminium twin cam inline four (78 mm bore × 82 mm
stroke, 6.38 L oil sump, 7.41 L radiator), which had first debuted on
the 1962 Giulia Berlina. Breathing through two twin-choke Weber 40 DCOE
4 carburettors, on the Sprint GT this engine produced 106 PS DIN (78 kW;
105 hp) or 122 PS SAE gross at 6,000 rpm. Like all subsequent models,
the Sprint GT was equipped with an all-synchromesh 5-speed manual
transmission. The braking system comprised four Dunlop disc brakes and a
vacuum servo. The rear brakes featured an unusual arrangement with the
slave cylinders mounted on the axle tubes, operating the calipers by a
system of levers and cranks. According to Alfa Romeo the car could reach
a top speed of “over 180 km/h (112 mph)”; Italian car magazine
Quattroruote observed a top speed of 181.935 km/h (113 mph) in its
December 1964 road test.

Car shown here is competition-prepared, finished in iconic Alfa-Romeo Rosso

Wiki entry:

“The *Alfa Romeo 105/115 series /Coupés
/* were a range of cars made
by the Italian manufacturer Alfa
Romeo from 1963 until 1977.
They were the successors to the Giulietta Sprint
and used a shortened floorpan
from the Giulia saloon .”

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