1948 Alfa Romeo 2500

6C SS Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1948
  • Mileage 
    2 969 km / 1 845 mi
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Interior colour 
    Red
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Grey
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

General Information

Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type: 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet
Mileage: 2,969 km
Price: On request
Mille Miglia Eligible: Yes

History

The 6C 2500 SS was introduced as the third series of Vittorio Jano’s inline six-cylinder Alfa Romeo's in 1938.

Car Description

The 6C 2500 was the first road going Alfa Romeo that was capable of going 160 km/h. It had four-wheel independent suspension, with parallel trailing arms and coil springs in the front. At the rear, there were swing axles with torsion bars.

The 6C mentioned in the name refers to the six cylinders of the car's straight-six engine.
The 6C 2500 was available with either one or three carburetors. The triple carburetor version was used in the top-of-the-range SS (Super Sport) version. This special car has three Weber-carburetors and is the SS version.

Documentation

Full documentation available.