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Lancia Alfa-12HP

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Lancia Alfa
Aka Lancia Alfa 12 HP
Manufacturer Lancia
Body style bare chassis
double-phaeton
luxury coupe
landaulet
limousine
Layout FR layout
Parent company
Engine 2544 cc straight-4 28 hp
Production 1908
Predecessor
Successor Lancia Beta-15/20HP
Wheelbase 282cm
Related
Class
Transmission 4-speed manual
Weight 700kg
Parent company


The Lancia Alfa 12 HP (Tipo 51 originally) was the first car made by Lancia. The cars first road tests begun in September 1907 and production started in 1908. Vincenzo Lancia unveiled his first car in Turin Motor Show in 1908 (January 18-February 2) . The car was equipped with sidevalve straight-4 engine. The car had originally project name "type 51" and was later renamed to Greek alphabet Alfa. The car had top speed of around 90km/h with 2544 cc engine producing 28 hp and rotating around 1800 revolutions per minute. This model was sold over one hundred copies, car was made also for racing.


1908 lancia

References

  • Lancia by Michael Frostick, 1976. ISBN 0-901564-22-2


LANCIA

1907-1918: Alfa-12HP · Alfa-24HP · Dialfa-18HP · Beta-15/20HP · Delta-20/30HP · Epsilon · Eta-30/50HP · Gamma-20HP · Theta-35HP · Zeta-12/15HP
1918-1945: Aprilia · Ardea · Ardennes · Artena · Astura · Augusta · Belna · Dilambda · Kappa · Lambda · Trikappa
1945-1980: Appia · Aurelia · Beta · D20 · D23 · D24 · D25 · D50 · Flaminia · Flavia · Fulvia · Gamma · Montecarlo · Stratos HF
1980-2000: Dedra · Delta · Delta S4 · Kappa · LC1 · LC2 · Lybra · Prisma · Thema · Trevi · Y10 · Ypsilon · Zeta · 037 (Group B)
Current models: Musa · Phedra · Thesis · Ypsilon
Concept models: Marcia · Medusa · Megagamma · Orca · Sibilo


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1900–1940 Lancia Pre War Timeline
Lancia Automobiles S.p.A., a subsidiary of the Fiat S.p.A. since 1969, car timeline, 1900s–1940s -- Lancia Pre War Timeline Next »
Type 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
V4 Lambda Artena Aprilia
Augusta
Straight-4 Alfa-12HP Beta-15/20HP Epsilon Theta-35HP Dikappa
Alfa-24HP Gamma-20HP Eta-30/50HP Kappa
Delta-20/30HP Zeta-12/15HP
Straight-6 Dialfa-18HP
V8 Astura
Trikappa Dilambda
V12 12 cil V