Those have all been assembled and fitted to the car, and correct pistons and a correct crankshaft are also available. If Carabo have stradale chasis and motor from montreal then engine from montreal past in stradale. The 33 Stradale also features windows which seamlessly curve upward into the 'roof' of the vehicle. However, this was not finished until 1968 by Marazzi. The position of the windscreen wiper, and even the number of them, is another thing that differentiates each example from the others. Thanks for this review ,and all the others you do, and the perennially outstanding pictures that are included with most everything you folks do. The body was constructed by hand by craftsmen to the exact standards of the real deal.
I'll keep on looking, as nothing I've seen so far looks like it is according to what I'd do, approaching the original as close as possible. In Top Gear's 100 Sexiest Cars list, the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale was featured as number 15. Heck it was not designed, they took a T33 chassis and put a different body on it. It was capable of producing as much as 270 bhp but for reliability reasons it was restricted to 'just' 230 bhp in road trim. Girling disc brakes provided the stopping power. Furthermore, late models gained vents behind both the front and rear wheels to allow hot air from the brakes to exit the wheel wells.
I'm not that worried about a suitable drive-train though, the suspensions are more difficult. Click any image for the high resolution version. Then step by step I carefully removed the car and point by point began to examine what it had to offer. This article is about the road going version of Tipo 33 racing car. Exhaust valve pockets depth and diameter : 5. The two prototypes carry the projects original serial numbers, 105.
Archived from on 11 May 2013. Thus, the body of the Iguana was made of brushed steel, this concept Giugiaro realized later when. In the same year, in , the retail price for a 33 Stradale was 9,750,000. The engine used four chain-driven camshafts to operate the valve train and had a rev-limit of 10,000 rpm. Then armed with my trusty Tac Light and magnifying glass I did a close examination of the engine bay in my Stradale. It bore a striking yellow paint. It's shocking how car proportions have changed when you consider that the 33 Stradale rode on tiny 13-inch Campagnolo magnesium wheels eight-inch wide at the front, 9-inch wide at the rear without looking awkward.
The engine produced 230 hp 172 kW at 8,800 rpm in road trim and 270 bhp 201 kW in race trim. The execution and detailing for the most part is without compromise. It wasn't even attempted to reach a compromise, which caused it to be an impossible roadcar, but one can't help being hopelessly ion love with that body. I installed the air conditioning system in one of them. This was redesigned by Scaglione on the following production cars due to regulations on minimum headlight distance from the ground.
A twin headlight 33 Stradale can be seen in the 1969 Italian movie. The car's underpinnigs would later also be used for several eye-catching design studies by Italy's major design houses. We had a long talk, and I think he has chosen a very sensible aproach. All original bearings and nuts. Even then, the real 33 Stradale was unreachable for the 99.
All in all, technologically speaking, the 33 Stradale was a state-of-the-art vehicle for the time. The image that is grey draw in some program is original stradale. Upon completion, the chassis were fitted with a Franco Scaglione designed body. If there was ever a time when one car could be considered the sexiest ever made, the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale would be one of them. Front compartment houses the spare and various suspension and braking components, again all highly detailed. I doubt whether you could fix a T33 engine using a part from a Montreal engine, but I guess for a replica it would look close enough. The choice of this engine is obvious, even if the only thing that a Montreal and a 33 engine have in common is to have eight cylinders.
In another break from convention Alfa used, for the first time on a production car, a six-speed transaxle gearbox by Valerio Colotti. Pistons and a bore-out version of the V8 from the Alfa Romeo Montreal are also available. Because every Stradale is hand built and unique the power levels can vary by car, used rpms etc. Veniam fugiat voluptate mollit laboris quis sunt aliquip. Even the rumour that a Montreal engine is based on a T33 is apparently a stretch.
Unfortunately, there's no price estimate available. The car has aluminium body on aluminium tubular chassis. Walter, Last week I came accross the photos you took for Oldtimer Markt or some such magazine, very nice work! The doors are cut deep into the roof for easier acces. So I disagree with the negative comments regarding Chiti as a chassis engineer. Pete T33 engine does not equal a Montreal engine.
So let's delve into the technical side for a moment. It might not be perfect or an original, but with only a handful of Tipo 33 Stradales still in existence, this car is probably the closest anyone is going to get. After seeing the car in person at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, I had to add it to my collection. As a result of being built by hand, each model differs from the others for some details. Id duis nulla eu incididunt ut id exercitation non eiusmod non enim Lorem nulla ad.