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Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet Pininfarina

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The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet Pininfarina for Maud Thyssen.

Vehicle Overview

The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet Pininfarina is an extraordinary example of the opulence and sophistication that characterized the pre-war automotive era. This unique, one-off model was custom-built by italian coachbuilder Pininfarina for Baroness Maud Thyssen, a member of the prominent Thyssen industrial family. The car’s exquisite design and craftsmanship were showcased at some of the most prestigious Concours d’Elegance events of the early 1930s, earning it widespread acclaim and admiration. The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300, introduced in the early 1930s, was renowned for its engineering excellence and performance. It featured a 2.3-liter, straight-eight engine designed by the legendary Vittorio Jano, which delivered exceptional power and speed. This model quickly became a favorite among affluent car enthusiasts and racers alike, securing numerous victories in prestigious races such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Baroness Maud Thyssen’s bespoke 8C 2300 was crafted by Pininfarina, an Italian coachbuilder celebrated for its innovative and elegant designs. The collaboration between Alfa Romeo and Pininfarina resulted in a car that was not only mechanically advanced but also aesthetically stunning. The Cabriolet’s bodywork was characterized by sleek, flowing lines and an elegant silhouette, embodying the Art Deco style that was popular at the time. In 1933, this magnificent vehicle was exhibited at several high-profile Concours d’Elegance events, where it captivated audiences and judges alike. Its first major appearance was at the Villa Olmo Concours d’Elegance, held at the luxurious Villa Olmo on the shores of Lake Como in Italy. The car’s elegance and beauty were further showcased at the Monte Carlo Concours d’Elegance, an event synonymous with glamour and sophistication. Finally, it graced the Cannes Concours d’Elegance, adding to its list of prestigious appearances.

Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet

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