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  Alfa Romeo 308C
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1938
Numbers built:4
Predecessor:Alfa Romeo 12C 37
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 26, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,991 cc / 182.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 69.0 mm (2.7 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Compression 6.1:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Carburettors
Aspiration Twin Roots-Type Superchargers
Power 295 bhp / 220 KW @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 99 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension transverse arms, coil springs, hydraulic dampers
Rear suspension swing axles, transverse semi-elliptic leaf springs, hydraulic telescopic dampers, friction dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 870 kilo / 1,918 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,000 mm (157.5 in) / N/A / 1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,750 mm (108.3 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.34 bhp / kg
Top Speed 260 km/h (162 mph)

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