1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider / 412041 Chassis Information

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B photograph

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Lungo Spider
Coachwork: Touring
Chassis #: 412041
Engine # 422042
Sold for $19,800,000 at 2016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey.
In the 1930s, the 8C 2900 Alfa was not a mere sports car but was the most advanced, modern and compelling sports car money could buy. Approximately 32 of the 2.9 chassis were made and it is believed only 12 are Touring Spiders, seven of which are the long chassis like this car. This car's known history starts in 1949. In February 1949 it was raced in Sao Paulo by amateur driver Mario Tavares Leite who had the car imported from Italy to Brazil. Mario won races with the car in 1949 and 1950 after which the car disappeared. Later it had a Corvette engine installed and the chassis was modified. It is possible this car traveled to Brazil from Argentina in the mid-to-late 1950s, without the Touring body and with the Corvette V8 only to be reunited with the original Touring coachwork years later.

2016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$20,000,000-$25,000,000 
Sale Price :
$19,800,000

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1939 sales)
1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider by Touring
Chassis#: 412041
Sold for $19,800,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B image  1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B image  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Mille Miglia1938 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Farina
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Berlinetta
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Berlinetta
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Lungo Roadster
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Spider
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Spider
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Spider
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Spider
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Mille Miglia1938 Touring Spyder
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Spider
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 412022
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 Mille Miglia1938 Touring Spyder
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 412030
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1938 Berlinetta
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 412035
Chassis information for the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B1939 Lungo Spider
Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 412041
Engine Num: 422042


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