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1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Convertible / 915128 Vehicle Information

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 photograph

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Sold for $345,400 at 2008 Hilton Head Sports & Classic Car Auction.
Sold for $275,000 at 2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla.
The 6C 2500 was produced from 1939 until 1943. It was the last series with a separate body and frame and all-coach built bodies.

This Touring body is all aluminum and well powered with soft suspension, light steering and more nimble handling that their bulk suggested.

This Touring Convertible is powered by a twin over-head cam, in-line, 6-cylinder, 2,443 cc, engine, developing 87 horsepower coupled to a 4-speed manual transmission. The chassis consists of all-independent suspension, with front helical springs and rear torsion bars with stopping provided by drum brakes. The car weighs about 3,790 pounds and has a top speed of 89 mph.

This vehicle was built in June of 1942. It was delivered to its first owner in April of 1943 with its cabriolet body being finished nearly a year later. The first owner was General Von Carnap in Berlin, who purchased several examples which are belived to have been divered for ranking German officers.

The car is believed to be one of only three cars bodied by Touring in this style. The two other cars still survive, but this is the only one with its original engine.

The history trail is not fully known until it was acquired in 1960 by a Texan resident named Donald Vesley. It remained in his possession until 1974 when it was purchased by Lew Lazarus, later selling it to Dale Finstrom, and then back to Lazarus. It was then sold to John Siebert in Uxbridge, Ontario in the early 1980s. After a full restoration, the car was sold to Paul Myers in 1989 who retained it until 1997.

The car was shown at Pebble Beach, is a CCCA Senior National First Prize winner where it was judged 100 points. It was shown at Meadow Brook and earned a Most Elegant Sports Car Award at the 2005 Amelia Island Concours. It was Best-in-Class at Greenwich, Connecticut in 2008 and has been invited to attend the 2009 Pebble Beach Motoring Classic. It has also been invited to the 2009 The Quail Motorsports Gathering and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

In 2008 it was brought to the Hilton Head Classic Auction presented by Worldwide Group Auctions where it was estimated to sell for $400,000 - $500,000. On auction day, the car was sold for $345,400 including buyer's premium.



2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $250,000-USD $300,000 
Sale Price :
USD $275,000

2010 Worldwide Auctions - The Auburn Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $400,000-USD $500,000 
Lot was not sold

2008 Hilton Head Sports & Classic Car Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $400,000-USD $500,000 
Sale Price :
USD $345,400

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1942 sales)
1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Spider
Chassis#: 915.515
Sold for USD$555,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
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1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sprint – Le Mans Berlinetta
Chassis#: 915503
Sold for USD$263,832
  2016 Coys : Schloss Dyck
 
1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Cabriolet by Carrozzeria Touring
Chassis#: 915128
Sold for USD$275,000
  2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla
1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 image  1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 image  
1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Sold for USD$345,400
  2008 Hilton Head Sports & Classic Car Auction
1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 image  1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 3rd Series Sport915.1342013 Bonhams The Spa Classic Sale $380,000$530,000
1942 ALFA-ROMEO 6C 2500 SPORT CABRIOLET9151282010 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $400,000$500,000

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Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Vehicle Profiles
Sport Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Cabriolet

Model Year: 1940
Profile
Coupe
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1940
Profile
Sport Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Cabriolet

Chassis Num: 915089
Engine Num: 923853
Model Year: 1940
Profile and Auction History

SS Coupe
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Coupe

Coachbuilder: Bertone
Model Year: 1942
Profile
Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Model Year: 1942
Profile
Spyder
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Spyder

Chassis Num: 915.515
Engine Num: S923907
Model Year: 1942
Profile and Auction History

Convertible
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Convertible

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 915128
Engine Num: 923928
Model Year: 1942
Profile and Auction History
Convertible
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Convertible

Coachbuilder: Garavini
Chassis Num: 913249
Model Year: 1943
Profile
Cabriolet Special
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet Special

Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Chassis Num: 915169
Model Year: 1946
Profile and Auction History

Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Farina
Model Year: 1947
Profile
Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Chassis Num: 915325
Engine Num: S926139
Model Year: 1947
Profile and Auction History
Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Farina
Chassis Num: 915335
Model Year: 1947
Profile

Coupe
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 915539
Engine Num: 923650
Model Year: 1947
Profile and Auction History
Competizione Coupe
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione Coupe

Model Year: 1948
Profile
Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Model Year: 1948
Profile

Cabriolet
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Chassis Num: 915251
Model Year: 1948
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 915717
Model Year: 1948
Profile
Competizione Coupe
Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione Coupe

Chassis Num: 920.002
Engine Num: 921.002
Model Year: 1948
Profile and Auction History


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