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  Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 Monoposto
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1932 - 1935
Numbers built:1932: 6
1934: 9
Designed by:Vittorio Jano for Alfa Romeo
Predecessor:Alfa Romeo Tipo A Monoposto
Successor:Alfa Romeo 8C 35
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,654 cc / 162 cu in
Bore / Stroke 65.0 mm (2.6 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Compression 6.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Memini Carburettors
Aspiration Twin Roots-Type Superchargers
Power 215 bhp / 160 KW @ 5,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 81 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis 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 703 kilo / 1,550 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,840 mm (151.2 in) / N/A / 1,165 mm (45.9 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,642 mm (104 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.31 bhp / kg
Top Speed 232 km/h (144 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1932 Italian Grand Prix (Tazio Nuvolari)
1932 French Grand Prix (Tazio Nuvolari)
1932 German Grand Prix (Rudolf Caracciola)
1933 Italian Grand Prix (Luigi Fagioli)
1933 Spanish Grand Prix (Louis Chiron)
1934 Monaco Grand Prix (Guy Moll)
1934 Targa Florio (Achille Varzi)
1934 French Grand Prix (Louis Chiron)
1935 Mille Miglia (Carlo Maria Pintacuda / Allessandro Della Stufa in 5001)
1935 Targa Florio (Antonio Brivio)
1935 German Grand Prix (Tazio Nuvolari)

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