1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA

The 'A' in GTA represented 'Alleggerita' or 'lightened.' They had aluminum body panels and various other lightweight components. The engine was a twin spark plug head on the 1570cc twin-cam engine and Weber 45 DCOE carburetors. The cars destined for competition were prepared by Autodelta, run by engineer Carlo Chiti and acting as Alfa Romeo's competition department. The GTA won numerous championships including the Under 2-Liter Class in the inaugural season of the SCCA Trans-Am series in 1966.


by Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2019

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The Alfa Romeo GTA was a vehicle designed for both road and track, and produced from 1965 through 1971. The GTA was given aluminum body panels in-place of steel, which reduced the weight of the vehicle greatly. Continuing with this weight-loss plan, Alfa Romeo outfitted the cars with alloy wheels and clear plastic windows. Inside, many of the components were formed from lightweight material and....
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The first generation of the Giulia, also known as the 105 series, was introduced at the Monaz Autodrome in the early 1960s. The vehicles shared the same bodies as the vehicles they were replacing, the Giulietta. Power came from 1570 cc 4-cylinder engines using hemispheric combustion chambers and producing over 90 horsepower. The five speed manual gearbox was operated by a column mounted shift. The....
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A delightfully charismatic car that proved a highly successful seller, the Alfa Romeo Giulia replaced the outgoing Giulietta beginning in 1962. Alfa Romeo produced the Giulia in myriad configurations, some drastically different from other models in the series but all with a unifying thread of polished driving fun. The name Giulietta means little Giulia in Italian, so the Alfa Giulia title was....
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1965 Vehicle Profiles

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA vehicle information

Coupe

Chassis Num: AR752648
Engine Num: 10504/A

The GTA was developed by Alfa Romeo's Autodelta race shop. The GTA was a lightweight version of the already small and light GTV. It was powered by a 1,570 cc DOHC 4-cylinder developing 175 hp. ....[continue reading]

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA vehicle information

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Alfa Romeo's tradition of technical excellence proven in competition as a world class marque was in question of survival following World War II. Decisions were made in secret that led to the small, lightweight, high performance Giulietta Sprint intro....[continue reading]

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA vehicle information

Coupe

Chassis Num: 613642

In 1965, Alfa Romeo introduced the Giula GTA model designed by Bertone. 500 cars were produced for homologation purpose to race in the European Touring Championship. Autodelta, directed by Carlo Chiti, prepared these racing GTA's.....[continue reading]

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA vehicle information

Coupe

Chassis Num: AR613042

This GTA 1600 example was completed on December 10th of 1965 and delivered on March 21st of 1966 to Guido Garufi of Palermo, Italy. Mr. Garufi intended to compete with the car in the Targa Florio. He was listed as an entrant with an Alfa Romeo but di....[continue reading]

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA vehicle information

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This 1965 Alfa Romeo 1600 GTA was raced by Lee Midgley in the 1970 & 1971 Trans Am Opener at Laguna Seca & also the Trans Am at Mont Treblant later that season. He finished 2nd in points in 1970 & also raced a full season in the 1971 Trans Am but di....[continue reading]

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA vehicle information

Coupe

Chassis Num: AR752557

This car was manufactured on July 11th of 1965 and then delivered to Alfa Romeo of Great Britain. From 1965-1967 it was owned by Alfa Romeo Great Britain. From 1967 through 1969 it was owned by Edward Thorpe. It raced in FIA and ETCC events by var....[continue reading]

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Chassis #: AR752648 
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Chassis #: 613642 
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Chassis #: AR613042 
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Chassis #: AR752557 


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