The 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 is considered as one of the most significant cars in Alfa history. Rich with history, the vintage race-ready one-seater competed once upon a time under the Ferrari umbrella.
The Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 was built back in 1934 is distinguished as one of the few to feature the IFS Dubonnet front axle and reversed-quarter-elliptic rear springs.
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This famed car will go under the hammer at RM Sotheby's auction.
Many have rated the Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 as the most beautiful and effective racing cars in Alfa history.
The particular model which is will go on auction is the second of the nine examples made in the Second Series and has been made to comply with revised regulations.
This was one of the first single-seater racing car after Grand Prix racing did away with the old ride-on mechanics.
The legendary car was designed by Vittorio Jano and is powered by the 2.9-litre twin-supercharged inline-eight engine.
It has been a decade since one of these Alfas has come for auction, RM Sotheby's estimates it could fetch anything between 3.6 to 4.6 million sterling pounds
This will go under the hammer at the Place Vauban in Paris early February 2017 during the Retromobile.