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  Alfa Romeo 8C 35
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1935
Numbers built:Six (Tipo C)
Predecessor:Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 Monoposto
Successor:Alfa Romeo 12C 36
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 12, 2013
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 3,822 cc / 233.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 78.0 mm (3.1 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Compression 8.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber 48 BS Carburettors
Aspiration Twin Supercharger
Power 330 bhp / 246 KW @ 5,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 86 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis sheet-metal frame chassis
Front suspension twin trailing arms, torsion bar springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension swing axles, transverse leaf spring, friction and hydraulic shock absorbers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 750 kilo / 1,654 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,200 mm (165.4 in) / 1,520 mm (59.8 in) / 1,215 mm (47.8 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,750 mm (108.3 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in)
Fuel tank 170 Litre (44.9 Gallon US / 37.4 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels 6.5 x 19

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.44 bhp / kg
Top Speed 275 km/h (171 mph)

Race history
Drivers of note Antonio Brivio, Giuseppe Farina and Tazio Nuvolari

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