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1995 Alfa Romeo Castagna Vittoria

  • One-off prototype car, presented to great acclaim at the Geneva Motor Show in 1995
  • Bodywork by Carrozzeria Castagna of Milan
  • Based upon an Alfa Romeo 75
  • 3.0L V6 ''Busso'' powerplant with 5-speed manual transmission, modified and upgraded by a DTM specialist
  • Completely unique, hand-built aluminium and carbon-fibre bodywork
  • Magazine and museum feature, registered with the RIAR
  • Would make the ultimate addition to any serious Alfa Romeo collection

The Appeal

A fascinating piece of history, this. The Castagna Vittoria was built as a one-off concept car in 1994, as a revival of the famous coachbuilders, Carrozzeria Castagna - who were an Italian byline for luxury, customised vehicles for over 100years. Indeed, so esteemed were this remarkable company that they assisted in building the wagons for the Orient Express, and produced one of the world’s first minivans with the Aerodinamica in 1913. 
In 1994, Uberto Pietra revived the brand, with this simply exceptional car designed by architect, Gioacchino Acampora. The styling was just as distinctive and brave as the illustrious name would suggest - and while no further examples were built, it peppered the press and thousands of admiring glances. There simply hadn’t been a car like it.
With its fabulous green flocked interior and mixed angles, it was a striking piece of kit - a hand-hammered, aluminium-bodied, steel-framed beauty that exaggerated the form of Alfa Romeo’s SZ and took it to new heights. It kicked off a whole new life for Carrozzeria Castagna, and has been a living legend ever since. Magazine articles, museums, motor shows and more continue to fawn over this bonafide original, which remains the only Vittoria ever built. 
If that’s not enough market pitch for you, it’s still loaded with a V6 Busso and specialist performance equipment to give the car its own unique character. It’s prepared for racing as it is for the road. 

The History and Paperwork

  • The car sees origins as an Alfa Romeo 75 V6 from 1987
  • This was completely rebodied, skinned, trimmed and rebuilt
  • Built in 1994 as a one-off concept car by Carrozzeria Castagna of Milano
  • Hand-beaten aluminium on a steel structure 
  • Final assembly and painting by Carrozzeria Sonnino of Busto Arsizio
  • Numbered and stamped as Car 0001
  • Presented in March 1995 at the Geneva Motor Show
  • Only 2500 Km from new
  • The car has spent much of its life in storage
  • Appeared at:
    • Mille Miglia in 1995, sponsored by Automobilismo Magazine
    • 100x100 Alfa celebration in Novegro
    • ‘The Uniques’ in Florence, 2010
    • Essen’s ‘Techno Classica’ in 2021
    • Vernasca Silver Flag 2016
    • Turin MAUTO museum in 2019 for the Auto Che Passione event
  • The car has recently appeared in:
    • EPOCAUTO issue 8, August 2021
    • Il Quadrifoglio July 2023
  • The car will be visible on the Car&Classic stand at MilanoAutoclassica, in Milan, from the 17th until the 19th of November 2023
  • Valid Technical Inspection until July 2024
  • Insured with expiry in August 2024
  • The car comes complete with:
    • All identification and registration paperwork
    • Numerous invoices for replacement - often specialised - parts
    • Paperwork from the UK VCA in 1999
    • Original manual for the car’s Alfa Romeo basis
    • Techno-Classica trophy from 2012, where it won the Youngtimer Award
    • An ABC miniature of the car
    • An enamelled badge, stating: “Thus he goes through the strait to the broad"

The Condition

  • Exceptional, completely unique styling by Gioacchino Acampora
  • Aluminium bodywork, hand-beaten and riveted on the steel frame
  • Some minimal areas of corrosion, where the aluminium reaches the steel
  • Panel fit is precise and clean with no unusual gaps
  • There is a slight sign of a scuff on the right rear fender
  • Paintwork is in fair order, with no significant faults but minor signs of wear
  • We particularly note the double-curved windows, specific to this car
  • Sat atop Tecnomagnesio magnesium alloys with Pirelli tyres
  • Inside, the car is trimmed in dark green leather and Alcantara
  • Impressive wooden trim with Vittoria branding
  • Very light marks here and there commensurate with age
  • Instruments are derived from an AR SZ ES30 with unique print designs
  • A Momo steering wheel is in place 
  • Seats are free of any significant wear
  • We understand everything to be working well

The Mechanics

  • 2959cc 90° V6 Busso unit, specially prepared by a company from Casalmaggiore
    • At the time, this company prepared Alfa Romeo cars for the DTM
    • Tested on the bench during at 254hp at 5740rpm
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Front and rear suspension modified with details from the AR SZ ES30
    • Front suspension: independent with coil springs, Koni coaxial shock absorbers
    • Rear suspension: De Dion axle, coil springs, Koni coaxial shock absorbers
  • Brembo 6-piston self-ventilating disc brakes
  • 55 litre safety tank compliant with CSAI and FIA provisions, regularly approved
  • Engine bay is in superb order
  • We understand the car to be in excellent mechanical order
  • Many parts have been modified, replaced or updated over the car’s life
  • This is very well recorded in the car’s paperwork file
  • Ultimately, this is a high-performance,  exceptional car from top to bottom and a unique opportunity to acquire not only the sole example in existence, but a car which stands proud in the illustrious histories of the Alfa Romeo and Castagna names.
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1995
  • Make Alfa Romeo
  • Model Castagna Vittoria
  • Colour White
  • Odometer 2,500 Kilometres
  • Engine size 2959
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Milan
  • Location International
  • Country Italy

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