1953 Alfa Romeo 2500

Super Sports - Ex Prince Ali Khan

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1953
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • 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: 915766
Alfa Romeo offered a full range of models within the 6C 2500 line, from the Freccia d’Oro sedans to lightweight competition spiders. Although pre-war in its basic design, the post-war 6C 2500s were boldly innovative among their competitors and contemporaries. Introduced in 1939 as a successor to the highly successful 6C 2300, the 6C 2500 was already a highly developed and competent automobile when production resumed in 1946. The modest Turismo single-carburetted version produced 87 bhp, while the triple-carburetted SS pounded out 105 bhp at 4800 rpm. Built on a 106” wheelbase with a generously braced chassis frame, the 6C 2500 SS was the last of Alfa Romeo’s vehicles to be built in series with a separate body and frame. With low-set covered headlights, thin-blade bumpers that reinforced the bright trimmed horizontal air intakes