LA 2015: 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is Beautiful, Angry (Video)
Classic cars are the ultimate form of navel-gazing. And a car like the 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is the ultimate nerdgasm.
The 33 Stradale was so limited that when it rolled off the production line, no one knew how to fix it. Its composed of equal parts of unobtainium and eludium. Cars like this are harder to find than unicorns humping a rainbow.
At $10 million it’s hard to think that it’s anything other than comically overpriced. But when it starts up and screams like that, it’s hard to think about anything at all.
Oh my god I want one.
Excuse me while I go change my underpants.
Chan on Nov 19, 2015
It was a beautiful car, but it's not one of Alfa's more distinctive cars. It looks like a period-correct Ferrari race car modified to be street legal. The headlights are not related to any of Alfa's other products at the time, and the grille was just a metal piece slapped onto the race car body to say "BTW, this is an Alfa." The side window is the only Alfa-like styling piece. That 2L V8 though.
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