Key facts

1935 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B 8C 2900 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4166 mm
How heavy?
1195 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2905 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?

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1935 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B technical specifications


Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
The Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B belongs to the 8C 2900 model family from Alfa Romeo.
It is powered by a supercharged engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) of power at 5200 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1195 kg.
1935 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B data
1935 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B 8C 2900 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2794 110
Track/tread (front) 1350 53.1
Track/tread (rear) 1350 53.1
Length 4166 164
Width 1676 66
Ground clearance 178 7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 1195 kg 2635 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 100 litres 22 UK Gal 26.4 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 2.9 litre
2905 cc
(177.274 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 100 mm
2.68 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.68
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 62 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 5.75:1
Fuel system 2 Ze carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 363.13 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 152.72 PS/g
112.32 kW/g
150.63 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.9 kg/kW
14.87 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 4.00
general ID18843
Production total
Model code
Model family 8C 2900
RAC rating 22.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1935 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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