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1924 Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio

Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio

Year of manufacture – 1924
Engine – Straight 6 engine with overhead valves
Total displacement - 3620 cc
Maximum Power – 125 CV

This Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio is the replica car used in parts of "Coppa di Sicilia" , the short film inspired from the life of young Enzo Ferrari , exclusively produced for Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Watch the movie at Cinema Maranello to learn more about the origins of the legendary Ferrari brand.

The Alfa Romeo RL was produced between 1922-1927. It was Alfa's first sport model after World War I. The car was designed in 1921 by Giuseppe Merosi. It had a straight-6 engine with overhead valves. Three different versions were made: Normale, Turismo and Sport. The RLTF (Targa Florio) was the race version of RL - it weighed half of normal versions, the engine had seven main bearings instead of four and double carburetors. In 1923 Alfa's race team had drivers like Ugo Sivocci, Antonio Ascari, Giulio Masetti and Enzo Ferrari. Sivocci's car had green cloverleaf symbol on white background and when he won Targa Florio 1923, that symbol was to become the Alfa team's good luck token.

RL total production was 2640.

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