Engine Alfa Romeo Tipo 158 1500 cc.

After the first successes in F1 races with 1940 cars, some major improvements were released with also a two stage supercharger giving many victories in 1947 and 1948. In 1950 this engine acieved the World Championship.

Number of cylinders: 8 inline

Bore and stroke: 58.0 x 70.0 mm

Displacement: 1479 cc. - single stage Roots supercharger

Power: 350 CV at 8500 RPM

Compression ratio: 7,5:1

Valves: 2 per cylinder

Valvetrain: over head cams

Fuel system: 1 triple barrel carburetor