Key facts

1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport 6C 1750 information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How long?
4050 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1752 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
85 PS / 84 bhp / 63 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
172 Nm / 127 / 17.5 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
153 km/h, 95 mph

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1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport technical specifications


The 6C 1750 Super Sport is a rear wheel drive Zagato designed roadster motor vehicle with a front positioned engine, from Alfa Romeo.
It is part of Alfa Romeo's 6C 1750 range of cars.
The Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport's engine is a supercharged petrol, 1.8 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 84 bhp (85 PS/63 kW) of power at 4500 rpm, and maximum torque of 172 N·m (127 lb·ft/17.5 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a stated 900 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed claimed is 153 km/h (95 mph).
1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport data
1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport 6C 1750 data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2745 108.1
Track/tread (front) 1380 54.3
Track/tread (rear) 1380 54.3
Length 4050 159.4
Width 1730 68.1
Height 1420 55.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 97 litres 21.3 UK Gal 25.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 1.8 litre
1752 cc
(106.914 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 88 mm
2.56 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.74
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 85 PS (84 bhp) (63 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output 47.9 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 172 Nm (127 ft·lb) (17.5 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 98.17 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 5:1
Fuel system 1 Me carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1233.7 kPa (178.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 292 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor Alfa-Romeo Roots Supercharger
Intercooler N
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 153 km/h (95 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.63 PS/g
69.6 kW/g
93.33 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.37 kg/kW
24 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
Steering worm & helical wheel
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
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 1
Final drive ratio 4.08
general ID51634
Production total
Model code
Model family 6C 1750
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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