Engine Alfa Romeo Tipo 159 1500 cc.

Based on 158 engine, in 1951 the Alfette were presented in F1 races with the new 159 name. The more compressed engine reached 425CV ar 9300 rpm with peaks of 450CV at 9500 rpm

Number of cylinders: 8 inline

Bore and stroke: 58.0 x 70.0 mm

Displacement: 1479 cc. - two stage Roots supercharger

Power: 450 CV at 9300 RPM

Compression ratio: 7,5:1

Valves: 2 per cylinder

Valvetrain: over head cams

Fuel system: 1 triple barrel carburetor