Alfa Romeo 6C 1750

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Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 - Car journals

Alfa Romeo was well known for their good and reliable production cars but lacked the expertise to design successful racing model. In 1925. Alfa hired Vittorio Jano an engineer who designed Fiat ‘s Grand Prix racing cars. Jano designed 6C as the replacement for earlier RL and RM model.

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 - Car journalsThe Alfa Romeo 6C series was introduced in April 1925. Until 1954. when production ended, six models and many more sub-variants from this series were produced. The model 6C 1750 was introduced in 1929. and it was produced until 1933.

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 - Car journals

In 1929, Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 won every major race. Only three months after introduction this car driven by Giuseppe Campari and Giulio Ramponi won Mille Miglia. Some other races won in that year were the Grand Prix of Belgium, Spain, Tunis and Monza, Brooklands Double Twelve and the Ulster TT as well as the Mille Miglia. In 1930 another win was achieved in the Mille Miglia and Spa 24 Hours.

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 - Car journals

Under the hood of 6C 1750 was an 1752 cc six cylinder DOHC engine with single carburetor producing 46 bhp (34 kW). Later models had supercharger and the significant increase of power reaching 85 bhp (63 kW) .

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 - Car journals

Top speed ranged from 109 km/h (68 mph) in the early model up to 170 km/h (119 mph) with the supercharged 85 bph model.

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Interior - Car journals

In addition to success on the racing track good reliability and excellent handling made this car popular among the drivers on regular roads. Alfa 6C 1750 was made in six different variants and total of 2635 cars was produced.

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Interior - Car journals

Today, Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 is among the most popular prewar sports cars in the collector car market today.

Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 - Car journals

 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Variants

1750 Turismo (1929–1933)

Engine: 1,752 cc SOHC I6, 46 bhp (34 kW) @ 4000 rpm

Fuel system: Carburetor

Top speed: 109 km/h (68 mph)

1750 Sport/Gran Turismo (1929-1932)

Engine: 1,752 cc SOHC I6, 55 bhp (41 kW) @ 4400 rpm

Fuel system: carburetor

Top speed: 125 km/h (78 mph)

1750 Super Sport/Gran Sport (1929-1932)

Engine: 1,752 cc SOHC I6, 64 bhp (48kW) @ 4500 rpm

Fuel system: carburetor

Top speed: 130 km/h (81 mph)

1750 Super Sport/Gran Sport compressore

Engine: 1,752 cc SOHC I6, 85 bhp (63 kW) @ 4500 rpm

Fuel system: carburetor, supercharger

Top speed: 145 km/h (90 mph)

1750 Gran Turismo compressore (1931-1932)

Engine: 1,752 cc SOHC I6, 80 bhp (60 kW) @ 4400 rpm

Fuel system: carburetor, supercharger

Top speed: 135 km/h (84 mph)

1750 Super Sport/Gran Sport/TF (1929-1930)

Engine: 1,752 cc SOHC I6, 85 bhp (63 kW) @ 4800 rpm

Fuel system: carburetor, supercharger

Top speed: 170 km/h (110 mph)

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