Alfa Romeo 2000 Sport Spider (1954)
Manufacturer : Alfa Romeo
Productions : 1954
Source : netcarshow.com
Alfa Romeo 2000 (series 102) is a car produced by the Italian automobile manufacturing company Alfa Romeo as a successor to the 1900.
First shown in 1957 on the Turin autosalon, the car was produced in two models, the Alfa Romeo 2000 Berlina with 105 bhp (78 kW) and the Spider with 115 bhp (86 kW) since 1958. In 1960, the Sprint was added. The engine was an enlarged version of the Alfa Romeo 1900´s four-cylinder displacing 1975 cc. The cast-iron block and aluminum head engine using single downdraft Solex carburetor produced 105 horsepower (78 kW) at 5300 rpm in Alfa Romeo 2000 Berlina and the version used in Sprint and Spider produced 115 bhp (86 kW) at 5900 rpm with two Solex sidedraft carburetors. The Alfa Romeo 2000 Berlina had gearbox operated via column mounted shifter making space for three people in front. In Spider version the gearchange was located in floor and until 1961 it was pure two seater when 2+2 seater came available.