How to parallel park a 1968 Alfa Romeo racing prototype

Connoisseurs of vintage Top Gear clips will know that parallel parking a big, mid-engined Italian supercar—say, a Lamborghini Countach—is a chore. The same cannot be said of big, mid-engined Italian race cars, like this Alfa Romeo 33/2. And when its owner was kind enough to accept a hand, Jalopnik was there to help. » 7/12/11 4:00pm 7/12/11 4:00pm

The Alfa Romeo 33 takes to the German skies

The sound of its mid-mounted 2.5-liter V8 at 9,600 rpm may be lost, but the Tipo 33/2 is brutal and beautiful even in black and white, frozen mid-air. Clearly from the stone age of aerodynamics, the car was assigned to Mario Casoni, Nino Vaccarella, and Iganzio Giunti for the 1968 Nürburgring 1000 Km, but it was… » 5/06/11 3:00pm 5/06/11 3:00pm