The Alfa Romeo 1900 model was updated in late 1955, equipping the 1900C platform with the 1975-cubic centimeter motor from the outgoing SS and TI versions. Henceforth known as the Super Sprint, the factory-specified coupe bodywork continued to be tasked to Touring of Milan. Touring introduced a new version, known as the Tipo 4, of their prior 1900 coachwork for the Super Sprint. It had one window per side while the outgoing coupe had a two-window configuration. The prior car’s rear-fender bulges were eliminated in favor of straight, streamlined haunches.

Production continued through 1958 and fewer than 600 examples of the Touring Tipo 4 Coupe were built.

by Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2019

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Much of Europe was devastated by bombing and attacks during World War II and factories that had been producing vehicles switched to producing materials and vehicles in support of the war efforts. The war ended in 1947 and by 1950 Alfa Romeo had a new vehicle ready for serious production. It was designed by Dr. Orazio Satta Puliga and was the first Alfa Romeo to use unitary construction. Under the….

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The Alfa Romeo 1900 Series was produced from the very early 1900s through 1959. It was designed by an Italian designer, Orazio Satta, and became the companys first car built on a production line. This vehicle signaled a radical departure from the type of business Alfa Romeo had constructed in the pre-War era. This shift towards an affordable production automobile was a necessary evolution for the….

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