Key facts

1952 Alfa Romeo 1900C information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4405 mm
How heavy?
1000 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1884 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
100 PS / 99 bhp / 74 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
141 Nm / 104 / 14.4 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 12 s
How fast?
171 km/h, 106 mph

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1952 Alfa Romeo 1900C technical specifications


The Alfa Romeo 1900C is a 2 door coupé-bodied road car styled by Touring with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 1.9 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 99 bhp (100 PS/74 kW) at 5500 rpm and 141 N·m (104 lb·ft/14.4 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 1000 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 171 km/h, which is 106 mph.
1952 Alfa Romeo 1900C data
1952 Alfa Romeo 1900C data
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2500 98.4
Track/tread (front) 1325 52.2
Track/tread (rear) 1325 52.2
Length 4405 173.4
Width 1630 64.2
Height 1350 53.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1000 kg 2205 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1884 cc
(114.969 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 88 mm
3.25 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 100 PS (99 bhp) (74 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 52.5 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 141 Nm (104 ft·lb) (14.4 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 74.84 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 7.75:1
Fuel system 2 Solex carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 940.5 kPa (136.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 471 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 12 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 100.38 PS/g
73.82 kW/g
99 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.55 kg/kW
22.63 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 Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio
general ID35486
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1952 Alfa Romeo 1900C added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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