Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato rally car, 1973
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Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato was presented during the 1972 Turin motorshow.
The 1600 Junior Zagato was the successor of the 1300 Junior Zagato which
saw the light of day in the year 1969.
Zagato created a variety of exclusive special models based on production
Alfa's through the years. The 1600 Junior Zagato is based upon the Alfa
Romeo 1600 Spider. Mechanically the car shares all components with the
1600 Spider like the DOHC four cylinder engine, the 5-speed gearbox and
the disc brakes all round. The Zagato is a relatively light car,
combined with the delightful sporty tuned engine it offers sportive
The exterior and the interior are exclusive for the Zagato, original
body lines, sportive flair and functional in use. The body work shows
intriguing details like the front grille and the bonnet shape near the
windscreen wipers. Compared with the 1300 Zagato the 1600 shows a few
different details: the front bumper is slightly bigger and
stronger, the rear bumper was modified, larger rear lights are fitted,
new lettering on the rear of the car and a new steering wheel was
The Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato was built between 1972 and 1975. The
1600 Junior Zagato is a scarce Alfa Romeo, only 402 cars have been
cylinder capacity: 1570 cc.
carburettors: 2 x twin choke Weber carburettors
capacity: 125 SAE (109 DIN) bhp. at 6000 rpm.
top-speed: 190 km/h. - 119 mph.
gearbox: 5-speed, manual
weight: 950 kg.
1600 Junior Zagato rally car, year 1973. Colour green with a black rally
interior. This impressive Junior Zagato rally car was extensively and
professionally restored and rally prepared to very high standards. Everything
was prepared very clever in the smallest detail!
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