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Friday, March 6, 2020

Abarth's legendary record car

For true connoisseurs of automotive, when traveling in cyberspace and encounter unique figures of motorized vehicles that are not yet well known to the public, always invites an interest to find out more deeply. 
The Abarth 1000 Monoposto da Record "La Principessa" was first debuted at the 42nd Turin Motor Show in 1960. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2v2z5NM)
And the result of our surfing in cyberspace this time is a unique car composed by Fiat-Abarth known as the Abarth 1000 Monoposto da Record "La Principessa," and the car first debuted at the 42nd Turin Motor Show in 1960. 

As the name suggests, this Fiat-Abarth car was created for speed and breaking records. In the process of the car building also conducted a series of tests on the wind tunnel owned by Turin Polytechnic. 
The Abarth 1000 Monoposto da Record "La Principessa" was used 4-cylinder Bialbero engine with a capacity of 1.0 liter that is capable of producing power up to 100 bhp. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2v2z5NM)
This uniquely shaped car has dimensions of 4.56 meters long, 1.55 meters wide and 1.2 meters high with the state-of-the-art aerodynamic body made by Pinin Farina. 

With its very unique shape that makes it has a drag coefficient of 0.20. That is a pretty impressive number for a car made in the 1960s.
The Abarth 1000 Monoposto da Record "La Principessa" has dimensions of 4.56 meters long, 1.55 meters wide and 1.2 meters high with the state-of-the-art of aerodynamic body made by Pinin Farin. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2v2z5NM)
While this car able to run fast uses a 4-cylinder Bialbero engine with a capacity of 1.0 liter that is capable of producing power up to 100 bhp. 

As reported by MoneyInc, this car has successfully recorded eight world records. Two of them are the car managed to cover a distance of 10,000 km with an average speed of 189.92 kph and run continuously for 72 hours with a speed of 185.6 kph.
Now, this car has been resting in peace and sitting relaxed in the Autoclassic Italy showroom. And the latest news is that in 2016 this unique car was again offered to the public through Gooding & Company without any restoration at all. Although there is no official price, this car is expected to be more than £1,000,000, or above Rp19 billion. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MONEYINC | GOODING&COMPANY]
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