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Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Sport James Young

(1928 model)

Brief specs of 1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Sport James Young

2-door 5-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1487 cm3 / 90.7 cu in / 90.7 cu in, 40.3 kW / 54.0 hp / 54.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 125 km/h / 78 mph / 78 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1928
Model6C 1500 Sport James YoungIssued until
Serie6CNumber made171
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerJames YoungCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4230 mm / 166.5 in / 166.5 inTotal (curb) weight960 kg / 2116 lb / 2116 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2920 mm / 115.0 in / 115.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.45  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.60 m2 / 28.0 sq ft / 28.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron blockBore62.0 mm / 2.44 in / 2.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.76
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement1487 cm3 / 90.7 cu in / 90.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity247.83 cm3/cylinder / 15.124 cu in/cylinder / 15.124 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio6.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power40.3 kW / 54.0 hp / 54.0 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.1 kW / 21.6 hp / 21.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.1 kW/l / 0.596 bhp/cu in / 0.596 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed125 km/h / 78 mph / 78 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio56.2 kW/ton / 42.6 bhp/ton / 42.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Leaf springSuspension rearLive axle, Leaf spring
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front28 x 5.25Tyres rear28 x 5.25
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Sport James Young

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