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  Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Castagna Cabriolet
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1938 - 1939
Numbers built:211 (all short wheelbase chassis)
Designed by:Castagna
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 15, 2005
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, light alloy head
Displacement 2,309 cc / 140.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 70.0 mm (2.8 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Solex 35-40 FH Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 76 bhp / 57 KW @ 4,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 33 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on box type chassis
Front suspension wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension swing axles, friction shock absorbers
Steering worm-and-wheel
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,440 kilo / 3,175 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,000 mm (118.1 in) / 1,440 mm (56.7 in) / 1,460 mm (57.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.05 bhp / kg
Top Speed 130 km/h (81 mph)

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