To be auctioned on
Friday, January 16, 2009
110hp, 2,443 cc inline six-cylinder engine with dual overhead camshafts and three Weber sidedraft carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with coil springs and parallel trailing arms, independent rear suspension with swing axles and parallel torsion bars, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 106"
Alfa Romeo’s 6C 2500, introduced in 1939, marked the end of an era as the last of the venerable constructor’s hand-built models. The 6C 2500 replaced the prior 6C 2300B by increasing the engine’s bore to 72mm, resulting in a 2,443 cc six-cylinder engine atop a brilliant, race-proven chassis. Thanks to numerous engine upgrades and a vastly improved fuel delivery system, the 6C 2500 was the first roadgoing Alfa Romeo model capable of reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour. As always, several performance levels were available, starting with the 87-horsepower Turism