Alfa Romeo Disco Volante
The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante (Flying Saucer) also known as 1900 C52, is a concept car series with production starting in 1952. Three cars racing cars were built with mechanics from the Alfa Romeo 1900 and body made by Milan based coachbuilder Touring. The engine was slightly tuned (1997 cc) producing 158 bhp (118 kW). The car was streamlined, windtunnel tested, and the body was built on a tubular frame. This aeorodynamic shape made it possbile to reach a top speed of 220 kilometres per hour (140 mph).