1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Corto 6C 2300

The 6C 2300 B Corto is a rear wheel drive Alfa Romeo designed saloon (sedan) automobile with a front located engine, from Alfa Romeo. The Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Corto belongs to the 6C 2300 range of cars from Alfa Romeo. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.3 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 76 bhp (77 PS/57 kW) of power at 4400 rpm. A 4 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the wheels. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1140 kg. The Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Corto is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 130 km/h, or 81 mph.

Pictures

Alfa-Romeo 23000 B Corto -
Alfa-Romeo 2300 B Corto
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Key facts

1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Corto 6C 2300 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4880 mm
How heavy?
1140 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2309 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
77 PS / 76 bhp / 57 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
130 km/h, 81 mph

Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 models

Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Mille Miglia -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2309 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1380 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2309 cm3 77 PS 76 bhp 57 kW 1450 kg

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3409 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3409 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3409 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3409 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3409 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3409 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2383 cm3
1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Corto data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
DesignerAlfa Romeo
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3000 118.1
Track/tread (front) 1440 56.7
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4880 192.1
Width 1850 72.8
Height 1650 65
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1140 kg 2513
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.3 litre
2309 cc
(140.904 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70 × 100 mm
2.76 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 77 PS (76 bhp) (57 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 32.9 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 384.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
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 130 km/h (81 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 67.59 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
49.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
66.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.12 kg/kW
33.6 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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 Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID51480
Production total 211
Model code
Model family 6C 2300
RAC rating 18.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Corto added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.