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1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport 6C 2500 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5000 mm
How heavy?
1370 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2443 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
96 PS / 95 bhp / 71 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
155 km/h, 96 mph

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1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport technical specifications


This automobile has a 2 door coupé body style designed by Touring with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels.
It is part of Alfa Romeo's 6C 2500 family of cars.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) of power at 4600 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated kerb weight is 1370 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 155 km/h, or 96 mph.
1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport data
1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport 6C 2500 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3000 118.1
Track/tread (front) 1450 57.1
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 5000 196.9
Width 1830 72
Height 1570 61.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1370 kg 3020 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 2.4 litre
2443 cc
(149.081 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 100 mm
2.83 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.72
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 38.9 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 407.17 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 155 km/h (96 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 70.31 PS/g
51.71 kW/g
69.34 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.34 kg/kW
32.3 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension I.TB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.50 x 18
Tyres rear 5.50 x 18
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID51458
Production total 66
Model code
Model family 6C 2500
RAC rating 19.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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