Key facts

1926 Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4630 mm
How heavy?
1550 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2994 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
89 PS / 88 bhp / 66 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
150 km/h, 93 mph

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1926 Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato technical specifications


The Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine located in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet bodyshell designed by Zagato.
Its 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that develops 88 bhp (89 PS/66 kW) of power at 3600 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted kerb weight is 1550 kg.
The Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato is claimed to achieve a top speed of 150 km/h which is 93 mph.
1926 Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato data
1926 Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato data
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3140 123.6
Track/tread (front) 1440 56.7
Track/tread (rear) 1440 56.7
Length 4630 182.3
Width 1770 69.7
Height 1650 65
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.47
Kerb weight 1550 kg 3417 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2994 cc
(182.705 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 110 mm
2.99 × 4.33 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.69
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 89 PS (88 bhp) (66 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 29.4 bhp/litre
0.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 5.5:1
Fuel system 2 Memini carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 57.56 PS/g
42.34 kW/g
56.77 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 23.62 kg/kW
39.45 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 LA.LS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.50 x 19
Tyres rear 6.50 x 19
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID51216
Production total 88
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Alfa Romeo RL Super Sport Zagato added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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