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  Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1931 - 1932
Numbers built:1931: 6
1932: 4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 25, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 2,336 cc / 142.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 65.0 mm (2.6 in) / 88.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 6.6:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Memini SI 36 Carburettor
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 178 bhp / 133 KW @ 5,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 76 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on ladder frame
Suspension (fr/r) rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,000 kilo / 2,205 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,962 mm (156 in) / 1,651 mm (65 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,650 mm (104.3 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.18 bhp / kg
Top Speed 170 km/h (106 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1931 Italian Grand Prix (Giuseppe Campari / Tazio Nuvolari)
1932 Monaco Grand Prix (Tazio Nuvolari)
1933 Mille Miglia (Tazio Nuvolari / Decimo Compagnoni in 2111032)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Alfa Romeo Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910, by Luigi Fusi
  • The Legendary 2.3, by Simon Moore
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