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  Alfa Romeo 12C 36
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1936
Numbers built:Six (Tipo C)
Predecessor:Alfa Romeo 8C 35
Successor:Alfa Romeo 12C 37
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 18, 2006
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Engine
Configuration 60º V12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 4,064 cc / 248 cu in
Bore / Stroke 70.0 mm (2.8 in) / 88.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 7.1:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Weber 50 DCO Carburettor
Aspiration Supercharger
Power 370 bhp / 276 KW @ 5,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 91 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on sheet-metal frame chassis
Front suspension swing axles, coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension swing axles, transverse leaf spring, friction and hydraulic dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 820 kilo / 1,808 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 (fr/r) 6.5 x 18 / 6.5 x 19

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.45 bhp / kg
Top Speed 290 km/h (180 mph)

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

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