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Alfa Romeo 40-60hp

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A.L.F.A. 40/60 HP
Manufacturer A.L.F.A.
Production 1913–1922
production number 27
Predecessor A.L.F.A 24 HP
Successor Alfa Romeo G1
Layout FR layout
Engine 6082 cc I4 OHV
Weight 1250 kg (2,800 lb)
Designer Giuseppe Merosi


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.

A.L.F.A 40-60 HP Aerodinamica prototype
A.L.F.A 40-60 HP Aerodinamica prototype

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 . Giuseppe Campari won 1920 and 1921 races at Mugello with this car.



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8-cyl. 8C - 2300 / 2600 / 2900
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