Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 / 8C-308 (1938)

Chassis channel section side members
Suspension (front) independent with trailing links, coil springs, hydraulic dampers
Suspension (rear) independent with swing axles, transverse leaf springs
Engine Alfa Romeo 2991 cc straight-8 Roots supercharged 295 bhp (220 kW) @ 6000 rpm front engined, longitudinally mounted
Transmission Alfa 4-speed manual
Tyres Pirel


  Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 
engine 8-cylinder in-line engine
displacement 2991 cc / 182.5 cu in
bore × stroke 69.0mm × 100.0mm
compression ratio 6.1:1
Power at 1/min 295 hp / 220 kW at 6000
valve control two overhead camshafts / 2 valves per cylinder
mixture preparation 2 Weber carburetors , twin Roots blowers
cooling water
transmission 4-speed transmission, non-synchronized (rear wheel drive)
brakes hydraulically operated drum brakes on all wheels
Front suspension Transverse arms, coil springs, hydraulic dampers
rear suspension Swing axle , semi-elliptical transverse leaf springs, hydraulic telescopic dampers, friction dampers
body and frame Aluminum body on ladder frame
wheelbase 2750mm
Track width front / rear 1350mm / 1350mm
Dimensions L × W × H 4000mm × -mm × 1160mm
Curb weight (without driver) 870kg
top speed 260km/h (162mph)


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