1952 Alfa Romeo 1900

Sprint Coupe byTouring

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1952
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: AR 1900-1173
With its unitary construction - the first on an Alfa Romeo - the 1900 saloon of 1950 was to be the Italian concern’s first mass-produced car, assembled on a purpose-built line at the Portello works.
Powered by a 1,844cc twin overhead camshaft engine with four cylinders, Alfas historically having six or eight cylinders, it produced 86bhp with single Solex carburettor or 93bhp with higher compression ratio and twin webers. Also all new was the supsension: wishbones/coil springs and telescopic dampers at the front and solid, coil sprung rear axle - initially with alloy radius arms and Panhard rod, but soon replaced by steel radius arms and upper triangle link - with singular dampers. The result was excellent roa