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Rare 1967 Bizzarrini P538 At Auction

1967 Bizzarrini P538

At RM Sotheby’s auction that will be held on 13 August in Monterey in the United States, on the sale will be offered a Bizzarrini P538 model, the creation of Giotto Bizzarrini. This Bizzarrini P538 has Chevrolet’s 5.4 liter engine with 365Hp, mated to a ZF five-speed manual transmission. It remains to be seen how much the collectors will pay for this part of automotive history.

1967 Bizzarrini P538
1967 Bizzarrini P538

To remind you that, the P538 or P538S was a rear mid-engined race car launched in late 1965 or early 1966 by Scuderia Bizzarrini of Livorno, Italy. At least two P538s were built with Chevrolet Corvette 327-cu.in. V-8s, and two more with 4.0- and 3.5-liter Lamborghini V12 engines.

1967 Bizzarrini P538
1967 Bizzarrini P538

Five-speed manual transaxles were used, braking was via inboard four wheel disc brakes, with a fully independent suspension, and the body was made of fiberglass over a tubular steel chassis.

1967 Bizzarrini P538
1967 Bizzarrini P538

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Milan Jovicic's passion is cars, men fashion and gadgets. As an editor and blogger for Extravaganzi he writes articles about fast and luxury vehicles, yachts and fashion, especially interested in expensive watches. When not working, he enjoys watching F1 and motorcycle racing.

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