The Alfa Romeo RL was produced between 1922-1927. It was Alfa's first sport model after World War I.The car was designed in 1921 by Giuseppe Merosi.It had a straight-6 engine with overhead valves. Three different versions were made: Normale, Turismo and Sport.Engine: 2.9 L I6, 3.0 L I6, 3.2 L I6, 3.6 L I6
Sep 16, 2014 · Certain car types are synonymous with a single event, and 1924 Alfa Romeo’s vintage RL series will always be associated with the Targa Florio, the tough Sicilian road race that back in the 1920s ran for more than seven hours.5/5
This 1924 Alfa Romeo RLSS-TF was given the 'TF' designation for racing in the touring-car class of Grand Prix events such as the Targa Florio. The list of drivers who piloted this machine include Enzo Ferrari and Alberto Ascari.
The Targa Florio was an open road endurance automobile race held in the mountains of Sicily near the island's capital of Palermo.Founded in 1906, it was the oldest sports car racing event, part of the World Sportscar Championship between 1955 and 1973. While the first races consisted of a whole tour of the island, the track length in the race's last decades was limited to the 72 kilometres (45 ...Folded: 1977
1924 Mercedes Targa Florio The car is based on the 1923 Indianapolis car, redesigned by Ferdinand Porsche. DMG’s new chief designer Porsche had got off to an excellent start when he prepared this car for the 1924 Targa Florio. The engine, built in 1923, was completely done over and modified to include a …
The Alfa Romeo RL was produced from 1922 through 1927. It had a displacement size of 2.9-liters from its six-cylinder engine, that would continue to increase in size throughout the years, culminating with a 3.6-liter size and around 125 horsepower. There were four versions of the RL created, the Normale, Turismo, Sport, and RLTF (for Targa Florio).
Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. (Italian: [ˈalfa roˈmɛːo]) is an Italian luxury car manufacturer, founded by Frenchman Alexandre Darracq as Società Anonima Italiana Darracq (SAID), a company that would produce and sell special Darracq models for Italy. In late 1909, the Italian Darracq cars were selling slowly, and the Italian partners of the company hired Giuseppe Merosi to design new cars.Founded: 24 June 1910; 109 years ago (as A.L.F.A.), …
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Em 1923, a equipa de corrida da Alfa Romeo tinha condutores como Ugo Sivocci, Antonio Ascari, Giulio Masetti e Enzo Ferrari. O RL de Sivocci tinha um símbolo com um trevo verde sobre fundo branco e quando ele ganhou a Targa Florio de 1923, esse símbolo tornou-se o amuleto da sorte da equipa da Alfa. No total foram produzidos 2640 Alfa Romeo RL.Designer: Giuseppe Merosi
An Alfa Romeo RLTF at a recent British car show. One RLTF has been in the U.K. since 1925, bought by Fred Stiles when in Milan while arranging the British franchise for Alfa in 1924. It was chassis TF 11, believed to have been driven by Campari in the 1923 Targa Florio. Photo by Simon Wright.
Apr 27, 2017 · Editor’s note: our coverage of the 2017 Targa Florio was made possible by our partners at Alfa Romeo. The Targa Florio is one of the few exalted events that’s included, deservedly, in any list of remarkable races, from any time period. And though the contemporary version is markedly different from the era of fierce, manufacturer-backed competition that characterize the original run of ...
Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio Year of manufacture – 1924 Engine – Straight 6 engine with overhead valves Total displacement - 3620 cc Maximum Power – 125 CV This Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio is the replica car used in parts of
Jun 07, 2005 · After that vistory at the Targa Florio, Alfa adopted that image as the Alfa Racing image. ... over his RL for the Targa Florio of 1923. With this car Sivocci that year won Targa Florio and in that year Antonio Ascari with the same car, but without the four leaf clover, arrived second. ... I think that the Alfa Romeo brand we all love that ...
He recognized that the RL had the power and drivability to help him achieve racing victory. While preparing for the legendary Targo Florio race in Sicily, Sivocci painted a white square with a “Quadrifogio” – or four-leaf clover – on the front of his Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio. On the day of the race, Ugo Sivocci finished in first place.
Sep 01, 2011 · 1922 Alfa Romeo RL 1922-1927 Number of prod.2631 Thank to this 56 HP strong engine RL reached 120 km/h, which was very good at that time. More versions were made, with different name and performance. The Touring boosted 61, the sport 71 HP. For giving a respect to the car Alfa started it on road and reliability races.