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  Alfa Romeo 512
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1940 - 1941
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Wilfredo Ricart
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration 180º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 1,490 cc / 90.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 54.0 mm (2.1 in) / 54.2 mm (2.1 in)
Compression 6.6:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Carburettor
Aspiration Twin Superchargers
Power 335 bhp / 250 KW @ 8,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 225 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel frame
Front suspension wishbones, longitudinal torsion bar, friction dampers, hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, longitudinal torsion bar, friction dampers, telescopic shock absorbers
Steering worm-and-wheel
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 710 kilo / 1,565 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,320 mm (170.1 in) / 1,500 mm (59.1 in) / 1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,450 mm (96.5 in) / 1,320 mm (52 in) / 1,310 mm (51.6 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.47 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Alfa Romeo Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910, by Luigi Fusi
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