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  Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A Pinin Farina Berlinetta
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1936
Numbers built:6
Designed by:Pinin Farina
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,905 cc / 177.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 68.0 mm (2.7 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Compression 6.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Memini Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 220 bhp / 164 KW @ 5,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 76 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on box type chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension swing axles, transverse semi-elliptic leaf spring
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 850 kilo / 1,874 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,000 mm (118.1 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.26 bhp / kg
Top Speed 230 km/h (143 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Alfa Romeo Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910, by Luigi Fusi
  • The Immortal 2.9, by Simon Moore
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