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  Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1933 - 1934
Numbers built:188 (all versions)
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 10, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 2,556 cc / 156 cu in
Bore / Stroke 68.0 mm (2.7 in) / 88.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 6.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Memini Carburettor
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 180 bhp / 134 KW @ 5,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 70 bhp / liter

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

Dimensions
Weight 920 kilo / 2,028 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,650 mm (104.3 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.2 bhp / kg
Top Speed 225 km/h (140 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1934 Mille Miglia (Achille Varzi / Amedeo Bignami in SF30)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Alfa Romeo Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910, by Luigi Fusi
  • The Legendary 2.3, by Simon Moore
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