1939 Alfa Romeo 2500

SS Ex Count Trossi Corsa Spyder

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1939
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 914041
In 1931 Alfa Romeo released the new 2.3 litre supercharged straight eight engined 8C 2300. Three series were produced from 1931 to 1934. The racing cars of this type were known as Monzas after their first successes at the famous Italian circuit. In 1934 the 6C 2300 was introduced. This was an all new design, unlike all Jano’s previous designs which were traceable back to the P2.
The 8C 2900s of the later 1930s used detuned 2900 Monoposto engines and were some of the fastest production cars of their day. Jano was replaced at Alfa Romeo by Trevisan, who developed the 6C 2300 into the 6C 2500. This continued in production (in ever smaller volumes) throughout World War Two. Production continued until 1950 when the new 1900 saloon was introduced. The 6C 2500 is in many eyes the ultimate development of the classic age of Alfa Romeo, b