• Alfa-Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport

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Key facts

1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport 6C 2500 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4680 mm
How heavy?
1400 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2443 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph

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1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport technical specifications


This car has a 2 door coupé body style styled by Touring with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
The Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport belongs to the 6C 2500 model family from Alfa Romeo.
The Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.4 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) of power at 4800 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a quoted 1400 kg at the kerb.
It is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 165 km/h (103 mph).
1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport data
1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport 6C 2500 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front) 1450 57.1
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4680 184.3
Width 1900 74.8
Height 1500 59.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1400 kg 3086 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 106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 43 bhp/litre
0.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 3 We carbs
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)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.04 PS/g
55.93 kW/g
75 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.88 kg/kW
29.87 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 6.50 x 17
Tyres rear 6.50 x 17
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID52118
Production total
Model code
Model family 6C 2500
RAC rating 19.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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