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There’s nothing like removing some bodywork to show you the hidden genius behind automotive design. This 1951 Alfa Romeo Tipo 159 Alfetta is one of the most successful racing cars ever made, it won 47 of the 54 races it entered and was fitted with a 1.5 litre straight-8 supercharged engine.

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Ben Branch Profile Picture Silodrome - 1951 Alfa Romeo Tipo 159 Alfetta
Founder & Senior Editor Silodrome

Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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