Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d’Este: this is the record

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A wonderful 1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d’Este was sold at auction in Arizona for half a million dollars. A reasonable sum to purchase a milestone in automotive design: here are all the details!

The famous auction house RM Sotheby’s had the honor of offering its public a prized Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport Villa d’Este, during an event that was held in Arizona last January 25th. An unmissable opportunity for any true collector, given that this car represents an authentic milestone in the history of automotive design. Distinguished with a refined and elegant aestheticis not only appreciated for its sculptural beauty but also for its interesting technical and construction details.

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d'Este: this is the record

Artfully assembled by Touring body shop in Milancould in fact benefit from exclusivity Superleggera technologycharacterized by the use of lightweight aluminum panels handmade and fixed to a tubular frame. A constructive refinement naturally completed by 6C 2500 Alfa Romeo mechanicsan enviable engineering feat and an authentic point of reference in the period before the Second World War and up to the 1950s.

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d'Este: this is the record

Alfa 6C 2500 SS Villa d’Este: Italian elegance that conquers the world

The Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d’Este in question is one of 36 examples made on the Super Sport chassis by the famous Carrozzeria Touring. Its chassis number (951.891) appears to have been originally delivered on December 12, 1950 to the Alfa Romeo importer in Lugano. In 1958 the car’s history reports a first change of ownership in the UKfollowed by other changes of ownership which occurred in Texas (1977) and subsequently in favor of Contemporary Classicsin the early 1990s.

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d'Este: this is the record

The car later returned for some time in Italy, due to the desire of a famous fashion and design entrepreneur. A parenthesis concluded with the next return to America, from a well-known collector specializing in Italian sports cars. A rather eventful historian who tells us how much the art of the Italian automobile is universally appreciated and sought after.

After all, there aren’t many cars that can boast one victory at the Como International Elegance Competition: the Alfa Romeo 6c 2500 SS, queen of the last edition of the event in 1949, boasted the denomination ‘Villa d’Este’ precisely following this important success.

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