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Zagato has revealed official photos and details with the Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa which was presented over the weekend at this year's edition Villa D'Este Concours d'Elegance in Italy.

The Zagato Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa is a race car that marks the 90th year since the Italian coach builder and Alfa Romeo have started their collaboration.

Built on a mono shell carbon fibre tubular chassis and featuring a lightweight aluminium body, the Zagato Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa extracts power from a 4.2-litre V8 that packs 420 horsepower (309 kW) and a six-speed sequential gearbox that sends all the juice to the rear wheels.

The car weights just 850 Kg so when accelerating from 0 to 100 Km/h the Zagato Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa needs 3.5 just seconds while top speed is over 300 Km/h.

Zagato press release :

Milano, April 2010: Zagato Atelier announces the introduction of the Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa at the XII Villa D'Este Concours d'Elegance.

The TZ3 Corsa is not a design exercise. It does not take inspiration only from the 90 year collaboration between the two brands, neither only from the Milanese conjunction between Alfa Romeo and Zagato.

The TZ3 Corsa is a race car, honouring 100 years of races and victories across the whole 20th century.

It celebrates men and machines of the Alfa Romeo Zagato common tradition:
Scuderia Ferrari of the 20's and 30's, Alfa Corse of the 40's and 50's, Autodelta of the 60's and 70's up to the latest Scuderia Zagato of the 80's and 90's.



Recalling these racing emotions, the TZ3 Corsa is based on a mono shell carbon fibre tubular chassis, coupled with a tubular frame and a lightweight aluminium body.

It boasts Technical Partners such as OMP and Pirelli.

Following Zagato's gentlemen-driver heritage, the car has been commissioned by the Alfa Romeo Zagato collector Martin Kapp, during the Zandvoort Tribute to Zagato event, where more than 130 Alfa Romeo Zagatos were celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the brand.

Martin Kapp owns, among his Alfa Romeo Collection: SZ coda tonda and SZ coda tronca, TZ and TZ2, Junior Z and S.Z..

Tribute to the 100th anniversary of Alfa Romeo's Racing Heritage:

Alfa Romeo and Zagato achieved the best results since the beginnings thanks to the Mille Miglia victories of the 1500 6C, the 1750 GS and the 8C 2300 Zagato of the Scuderia Ferrari. Already in 1933 an official advert of the Alfa Romeo 8C proclaimed: "The Spider that, with the trio Alfa Romeo - Scuderia Ferrari - Carrozzeria Zagato, brought countless victories in the homeland and abroad for the honour of Italy."

Even the grandiose Quadrifoglio Verde was placed on the bodies of Zagatos of the Alfa Corse team numerous times. Among the most glorious moments is the victory of the Formula 1 championship of Juan Manuel Fangio, aboard his Alfa Romeo 159 bodied by Zagato, as well as the victorious Alfa Romeo 3000 CM bodied in 3 samples by Zagato.

During the 60's, the list of absolute victories of the Giulia TZ and TZ2 by Zagato for the Autodelta of Ing. Carlo Chiti, was never-ending. Some of the most memorable victories included the 1964 12 hours of Sebring, the Targa Florio, the Nurburgring, and the 24 hours of Le Mans.

The single-brand Alfa Romeo S.Z. championship emphasized the Alfa Romeo ES30's (Experimental SportsCar 3000) technical and dynamic abilities. The S.Z. delivered, and continues to so today, constant performance and driving pleasure to the Gentlemen drivers of the Alfa Zagato team, across the most important racetracks in Europe.

TZ3 CORSA Specification Sheet

TECH DETAILS

General Data
Curb Weight  -  850 kg
Wheelbase  -  2500 mm
Track
          Front:     1622 mm
          Rear:     1617 mm
Length  -  4345 mm
Height  -  1200 mm
Width  -  1944 mm
Seating Capacity  -  Driver + Co-driver

Engine
Configuration  -  V8, dry sump
Displacement  -  4200 cc
Power   -  420HP Manual adjustable engine calibration

Drive train
Gearbox  -  6 speed sequential “tractive”
Suspensions   -  Ohlins Push road
Tyres
          Front:  245/645 “18 – Slick 640
          Rear:  285/645 “18 – Slick 650

Chassis
Layout  -  Front/Mid Engine - Rear Drive
Frame  -  Carbon fiber Monoshell +Carbon fiber arms
Body  -  Hand Made aluminium body

Performance
0 – 100km/h  -  sub 3.5 sec
Max Speed  -  over 300 km/h

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