Alfa Romeo 2000 Sport Spider

Alfa Romeo 2000 (series 102) was a successor to the 1900. First shown in 1957 on the Turin autosalon, the car was produced in two models, the Berlina with 105 PS (77 kW; 104 hp) and the Spider with 115 PS (85 kW; 113 hp) since 1958. In 1960, the Sprint was added. The engine was an enlarged version of the 1900´s four-cylinder displacing 1975 cc.

The cast-iron block and aluminum head engine using single downdraft Solex carburetor produced 105 PS (77 kW; 104 hp) at 5300 rpm in Berlina and the version used in Sprint and Spider produced 115 PS (85 kW; 113 hp) at 5900 rpm with two Solex sidedraft carburetors. The 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.

Source: Wikipedia, 2011

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