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Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B spider corsa 1941
2014 Louwman Museum - Den Haag (NL)

This car has an experimental streamline body designed by Gioacchnino Colombo, who's better known for his engine designs. It was nicknamed Baleno (Whale), either because of its size or because of the Italian expression "in un baleno" ("in a flash"). Perhaps it was meant as a clever play of words...