Alfa Romeo are auctioning off the C43 they unveiled at their launch event on Tuesday, with current bids sitting at over £80,000
The car is a model of the chassis which will be raced this season by Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu. It is being sold by the team through Formula 1’s own F1 Authentics platform.
The model, which is a show car and not designed to be driveable, is in Alfa Romeo’s 2023 livery featuring their new sponsors and more prominent use of unpainted carbon fibre. Alfa Romeo says that the car depicts its true C43 it will race this season, in launch-specification.
Offered on F1 Authentics, the car features a steering wheel with functioning screen as well as working rain lights. The winning bidder will also receive the race suits and race boots worn by Bottas and Zhou for the launch, signed by the drivers.
Currently, the winning bid sits at £83,000 with the auction due to close at 3pm GMT on Tuesday 21st February.