Alfa Romeo 12C

The Alfa Romeo 12C or Tipo C was a 12 cylinder Grand Prix car. The 12C-36 made its debut in Tripoli Grand Prix 1936, and the 12C-37 in Coppa Acerbo 1937. The 12C36 was a Tipo C fitted with the new V12 instead of the 3.8 straight-eight of the 8C-35. The 12C-37 was a new car, with a lower chassis and an engine bored and stroked to 4475 cc, now with roller- instead of plain bearings and two smaller superchargers instead of a single large one. The car suffered poor handling, which could not be cured in time for the 1937 Italian GP, and thus was not successful. This is given as the reason for Vittorio Jano's resignation from Alfa Romeo at the end of 1937.. The 12C-36 used the existing six Tipo C chassis. The 12C-37 was built in four ... from Wikipedia

Manufactured by Alfa Romeo

Class & Body style

  • Kilogram
  • Grand Prix motor racing

Production period

  • 1936-1937


  • Vittorio Jano


World Racing 2 - Alfa Romeo 33 TT 12C Cup Run
World Racing 2 - Alfa Romeo 33 TT 12C Cup Run
Kurtis Lincoln Alfa 12C.wmv
Kurtis Lincoln Alfa 12C.wmv
First Ferrari Race Car - 1935 Alfa Romeo Bimotore
First Ferrari Race Car - 1935 Alfa Romeo Bimotore
F3000 vs Alfa Romeo
F3000 vs Alfa Romeo
GP Nurburgring 1937
GP Nurburgring 1937
Carjam: Jay Leno Tours McLaren and MP4 12C 2011
Carjam: Jay Leno Tours McLaren and MP4 12C 2011

Engine data

  • Litre
  • Horsepower
  • Roots supercharged 4.1 L 4064 cc 60° V12
    370 bhp at 5800 rpm
  • V12 engine

Tests and reviews from the web

Alfa-Romeo 12C:  Alfa-Romeo 12C - read more
Alfa Romeo 12C - WOI Encyclopedia Italia:  Juan Manuel Fangio test run in a 12C at Monza. The Alfa Romeo 12C or Tipo C was a 12 ... 12C-36 made its debut in Tripoli 1936 and more powerful version 12C ... read more
1937 Alfa Romeo 12C 37 - Images, Specifications and Information:  Online automotive magazine with in depth articles and high quality photography read more

Image Gallery

File:Alfa Romeo 12C 36 2.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Alfa romeo 12c by ~mossawi on deviantART - Blueprints > Cars > Alfa Romeo > Alfa Romeo 12C (
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Alfa Romeo 12c
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CAR blueprints - 1936 Alfa Romeo 12C OW blueprint

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