The 1968 Alfa Romeo Carabo in the spotlight at Milan Design Week 2023

The 1968 Alfa Romeo Carabo in the spotlight at Milan Design Week 2023

One of Italy’s most beautiful cities, Milan, celebrated design last week. To mark the occasion, Alfa Romeo, a brand founded in Milan, was honored with a very special car: the 1968 Alfa Romeo Carabo. Obviously, it was unthinkable not to show the style that Bertone brought to this model.

There Milan Design Week it’s an opportunity for top designers from around the world to come and present their latest creations, be it objects or furniture. In France, the event is called even Milan International Furniture Fair. But this last one it also allows some car manufacturers to create a very special niche for themselves for the whole week. This is the case, this year, of Alfa Romeo, which presented a car that only true connoisseurs have discovered.

We are clearly talking aboutAlfa Romeo Carabo from 1968. And it was at the opening ceremony of the brand new LARUSMIANI boutique, the Milanese fashion house, that the carmaker unveiled its Carabo concept car. The car also marks the beginning of the project Car Gallery, which represents an exhibition area dedicated to the automotive world. You might like it! Alfa Romeo was definitely a brand not to be forgotten, the one that best represents it Made in Italy and his hometown, Milan.

A concept car inspired by the mechanics of the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Who says Alfa Romeo, obviously says 33 Stradale. This car is the emblematic car of the Milanese brand, it is impossible to miss if you are a lover, a lover or a simple connoisseur. With some design and beauty in the service of performance, The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale made it possible to create a concept car of a different kind. Very well, the Carabo concept car certainly no longer has the same rounded lines as the 33 Stradale but it retains the same height. The well-decorated style, the opening of the doors in the scissor, the unusual profile and the pleasant color that means a lot to Alfa Romeo, allows in the way never forget the uniqueness of the brand.

Jean-Philippe Imparato, CEO of Alfa Romeo took the opportunity of the Milan Design Week to say a few words about this Carabo: “I am sure that the presence of our Carabo of the future will raise a great surprise among those who will participate in the Milan Design Week. I am sure that something of such stylistic value is in itself an invitation, for all lovers of Made in. Italy, to visit The impressive Alfa Romeo museum in Arese, where some of the most unique cars that have written the pages of automotive history are kept”.

So Carabo is based on the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale chassis. Its engine is a V8 that develops more than 230 hp. It allows the car to reach a maximum speed of 250 km / h.