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  Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Sport Castagna Torpedo
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1928 - 1929
Numbers built:171 (all versions)
Designed by:Castagna
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 16, 2005
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 1,487 cc / 90.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 62.0 mm (2.4 in) / 82.0 mm (3.2 in)
Compression 6.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Zenith 30 D2 Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 54 bhp / 40 KW @ 4,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 36 bhp / liter

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

Dimensions
Weight 960 kilo / 2,116 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,970 mm (156.3 in) / 1,615 mm (63.6 in) / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,920 mm (115 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.06 bhp / kg
Top Speed 130 km/h (81 mph)

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