1971 Alfa Romeo GTV Veloce 1750 | Conceptcarz.com

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The SCCA 2.5 Challenge was a professional race series to production-based sedans. It allowed modifications to both the chassis and the

The rules changed from to year but for 1971, the year car debuted, the rules were to be the most lenient.

This Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV was by Horst Kwech in the 1971 Am Series and the 1972 2.5 Challenge This car was used as a development/test during the early period of but with 3 races left in the Horst debuted the car in actual and he won the debut race.

He also won the final race of season which earned Romeo its 3rd Trans Am Championship, but a race inspection revealed a rules infraction and the championship was to Datsun. This car is being in 1971 livery.

This Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV in the 1971 and 1972 Trans-Am Challenge.’ It was driven by seasoned pilot Horst Kwech and by Herb Wetanson of Wetson’s from Long Island, NY. famous races for this car in the latter half of the 1971 with Kwech battling the BRE driven by John Morton; the series, the cars were separated by more than a few

The Afla was victorious in its debut at Glen and won the 1971 championship on the at Laguna Seca. Together driver Kwech, it was subsequently by the SCCA for carrying too much in what is widely regarded as one of the exciting contests of the season. car has been an active racer SVRA and VSCDA since driven by owner/’steward’ Sam Cummings and to by noted Alfa restoration and specialist Roman Tucker of Michigan.

The Alfa Romeo 1750 was in 1967 and offered in a variety of styles and designs. The 1750 sedan and 1750 GTV coupes introduced in 1967 which designs by Bertone. Inspiration from the Giulia cars used the body shell but had to the trim. The coupe version sat on a wheelbase.

In 1968 a spider was introduced. Production continued 1972 when the 1750 was replaced by the 2000 series. In over 100,000 examples produced during this

Power was courtesy of a 1779 cc four-cylinder engine which about 130 horsepower and 140 foot-pounds of The five-speed manual gearbox was with a hydraulic clutch.

By Vaughan | Nov 2006

‘Every I see an Alfa Romeo, I tip my hat,’ Henry Ford. A class on its own, the Milan based has produced both auto and sports vehicles since

In 1967 Alfa Romeo the 1750/2000; which was a range of executive vehicles offered in a of body styles and designs. this same year the Berlina sedan and 1750 GTV debuted, carrying designs by The Giulia cars used the shell but had trim changes, inspired the 1750 design. The models replaced the Giulia The 1750 had a much bigger and revised bodywork in comparison to its

It shared a majority of its parts other concurrent models in the Romeo range. In comparison the 1750 sold less than the Giulia Berlina.

The coupe was featured on a shorter Power came from the cc twin-car four-cylinder engine produced around 130 hp and 140 lb/ft of With a hydraulic clutch the manual gearbox was all synchromesh.

The 1.8 L piped out 118 PS with two twin draught carbs. The 1750 was with SPICA fuel for the United States market. The range was designed to top the sedan right above the 1,300 cc and cc version of the Giulia, but in the U.S. the sedan was removed from the and replaced entirely by the 1750

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Sharing many of the same panels, the 1750 body was designed with a longer than the Giulia, but with external panels. It featured the windscreen too. Bertone was for the revision on the 1750, and though it slightly resembled the Giulia, care was taken to differentiate the

The cars distinctive creases smoothed out and trim changes made.

The 1750 Berlina was an experimental three-speed ZF automatic in 1971 and dubbed the 1750A Only 252 units were according to official Alfa records, and very few are thought to survived today. Some didn’t have the model with embossed production

Unfortunately the automatic gearbox a good fit with the four-cylinder and acceleration was slow while consumption was sky high.

In 1968 the version was debuted. In 1972 the series replaced the 1750 More than 100,000 were produced during its

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfa_Romeo_1750

http://www.homdrum.net/alfa/alfahistory.html

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