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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1967
Numbers built:5 or 6
Internal name:Tipo 33
Successor:Alfa Romeo 33/2 Daytona
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 05, 2011
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 1,995 cc / 121.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 78.0 mm (3.1 in) / 52.2 mm (2.1 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Ignition Twin Spark
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 270 bhp / 201 kW @ 9,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 135 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium body
Chassis aluminium and magnesium chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing-arms, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, rear in-board
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 580 kilo / 1,279 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,690 mm (145.3 in) / 1,760 mm (69.3 in) / 990 mm (39 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,250 mm (88.6 in) / 1,336 mm (52.6 in) / 1,445 mm (56.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.47 bhp / kg
Top Speed 260 km/h (162 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Alfa Romeo Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910, by Luigi Fusi
  • Alfa Romeo Tipo 33, by Peter Collins and Ed McDonough
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