Car of the Week: This 1969 Alfa Romeo Racer Starred in Steve McQueen’s ‘Le Mans’—and It’s up for Grabs
The Tipo 33/3 race car, which competed in the actual 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1970, is expected to fetch up to $2.3 million at RM Sotheby’s.
The distinguished lot, chassis no. 550-0036, was offered in a Bonhams auction on March 3 in Florida.
The street-legal speed machine was inspired by two race cars that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
First Drive: Bentley’s 12-Cylinder Continental GT Speed Delivers Old-School, High-Octane Athleticism
The 2022 model is less of a snorty supercar, and more an amplification of the well-honed grand-touring formula.
There are only three of these ultra-rare speed machines on the road today.
The new LMDh-V.R will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech Series and the FIA World Endurance Championship come 2023.
Made in South Africa by Superformance, the Tool Room GT40P/1075 boasts 420 hp and 425 ft lbs of torque.
Richard Mille’s New $110,000 Racing Red Watch Will Debut at the World Endurance Championship This Weekend
The watchmaker’s all-women racing crew will wear the watch on the track.
Now offered by MM Garage, it’s one of 18 factory team cars built and was driven by Stirling Moss and Peter Walker at Le Mans.