Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato group GT (1959)

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Also called Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ


Production numbers:
Sprint Zagato (SZ) 217
Sprint SZ 2 (Coda Tronca) 30
Sprint Speciale 727

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Group T 1 GT
Homologation number 1071 & 1138 5049 122 124
Homologation start 1/1/1966 16/5/1959 23/9/1960
Model Giulietta TI Berlina Giulietta Sprit Speciale Giulietta SZ
Engine Type 00120.00001
Capacity 1290 cc (74.0 x 75.0 mm)
Compression 8.5:1 9.7:1
Aspiration 1 x Solex 35APAI-G carb 2 x Weber 40DCOE2 or 40DCO3 carbs
Power output 64 HP / 48 kW @ 6100 rpm 100 HP / 75 kW @ 6500 rpm
Torque 93 Nm / 69 ft-lb 113 Nm (83 ft·lb) (11.5 kgm) @ 4500 rpm

Alfa Romeo Twin Cam, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1290cc, 74.0 x 75.0 mm
Sprint Speciale & Sprint Zagato: 100 hp (75 kW) at 6,500 rpm
Sprint Zagato: racing 116 hp; 87 kW
SZ: 135 HP
SZ2: 150 HP
aluminium alloy engine block with cast iron "wet" cylinder liners, aluminium alloy head with hemispherical combustion chambers
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC (direct valve actuation with bucket tappets) driven by a double row timing chain
80 degrees angle between inlet and exhaust valves axis
flat, finned oil sump
battery, 12V, 38 Ah, dinamo 240 W
4 speed manual gearbox, 5 speed for SS and SZ

wheelbase, 2,250 mm (88.6 in)

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Aires Sebring Targa Florio Nurburgring Le Mans
Team 1000km 12h 1000km 24h
Partenopea, AR10126.00002 #38, dnf
Scuderia Sant Ambroeus, AR10126.00001 #44, dnf
Scuderia Sant Ambroeus, AR10120.00029 (Speciale) #64, dnf
Monte Pellegrino, AR10120.00045 (Speciale) #50, 13th
Scuderia Ambrosiana, AR10126.00016 #60, 19th
Balarm, AR10120.00040 (Speciale) #62, dnf
Karl Stangl/ Bernd Degner (Speciale) #101, 28th
Giorgio Ubezzi/ José Rosinski #63, gear box
Works Starts/finishes 9/3 6/2 1/1 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Dario Sepe 38
Sergio Bettoja 38
Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
"Kim" 44
Alfonso Thiele 44
Sergio Bettoja 64
"Sagitttario" 64
Monte Pellegrino
Vincenzo Riolo 50
Alessandro Federico 50
Scuderia Ambrosiana
Massimo Leto di Priolo 60
Ottavio Prandoni 60
Emanuele Trapani 62
Guercia 62

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SZ and SZ Long Tail
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SZ2 "Coda Tronca" (Long Tail)
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SZ2 "Coda Tronca" (Long Tail)
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SZ2 "Coda Tronca" (Long Tail)
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Sprint Veloce Micheloti "Goccia"
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Sprint Veloce Micheloti "Goccia"
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