Alfa Romeo 40-60hp
|A.L.F.A. 40/60 HP|
production number 27
|Predecessor||A.L.F.A 24 HP|
|Successor||Alfa Romeo G1|
|Engine||6082 cc I4 OHV|
|Weight||1250 kg (2,800 lb)|
The A.L.F.A 40/60 HP was race and road car made by Italian car manufacturer A.L.F.A (later called Alfa Romeo). This model was made between 1913 and 1922 and was designed by Giuseppe Merosi, just like all other Alfas at that time. 40/60 HP got a 6082 cc straight-4 engine with overhead valves, it produced 70 bhp and top speed was 125 kmh (78 mph). Race model 40-60 HP Corsa had 73 bhp and top speed 137 kmh (85 mph), it won its own category in Parma-Berceto race.
In 1914 Marco Ricotti from Carrozzeria Castagna designed A.L.F.A. 40/60 HP Aerodinamica prototype model which could reach 139 kmh (86 mph) top speed.
40/60 HP production and development were interrupted by the first world war, but resumed briefly afterwards. 40-60 HP Corsa had now 82 bhp and top speed around Template:Auto kmh. Giuseppe Campari won 1920 and 1921 races at Mugello with this car.
|Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A., a subsidiary of the Fiat S.p.A. since 1986, car timeline, 1910-1949||Next ->|
|4-cyl.||12 HP / 15 HP / 24 HP / 15-20 HP / 20-30 HP||20/30 HP||RM|
|6-cyl.||G1 / G2||RL|
|6-cyl.||6C - 1500 / 1750 / 1900 / 2300 / 2500|
|8-cyl.||8C - 2300 / 2600 / 2900|
|GP||P1 / P2||Tipo A||Tipo B (P3)||Tipo C (8C-35)||Tipo 308||158 / 159 Alfetta|