1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Villa d’Este Coupé by Touring

At the end of World War Two, Touring of Milan, with an eye towards elegance, designed a coupé with a short wheelbase for the chassis of the 6C 2500. Slap an SS triple-Weber version of the Alfa Romeo straight-six in there, and you have a 6C 2500SS ($ half a million) It was Villa d’Este’s last hand built model, and they only did thirty-six. Sure, it has racing in it’s bones. It’s 2,443 cc DOHC inline 6 is fed by triple carburettors and can manage 110 hp at 4,800 rpm—but this is a car you buy for style.

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