Alfa Romeo 430

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Alfa Romeo 430
Alfa Romeo 430RE
Alfa Romeo 430.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Production 1942-1950
Body and chassis
Class Commercial vehicle, military vehicle
Body style chassis, flatbed truck or truck tractor
Powertrain
Engine 5,816 cc 80 hp (60 kW) 4-cylinder diesel
Transmission 4-speed transmission with two-speed transfer gearbox
Dimensions
Length 5.955 m (234.4 in)[1]
Width 2.130 m (83.9 in)
Height 2.580 m (101.6 in)
Kerb weight 3,350 kg (7,385 lb)

The Alfa Romeo 430 is a 5-ton truck produced by Alfa Romeo between 1942 and 1950. It started as military project (430RE) based on the larger Alfa Romeo 800 truck. Some of the trucks were converted into anti-aircraft vehicles equipped with a machine-gun of 20 mm (0.8 in) IF Scotti. The truck was produced as of commercial version after the war.[2] Both military and civilian version was produced until 1950.

The 430 was equipped with 5.8 L straight-4 diesel engine which could produce 80 hp (60 kW) at 2000 rpm. With that power it could achieve top speed of 65 kilometres per hour (40 mph). Its range was 390 kilometres (240 mi).[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Autocarro Medio Alfa-Romeo 430". ww2armor.jexiste.fr. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Alfa Romeo » 430". trucksplanet.com. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  3. ^ "Autocarro medio Alfa Romeo 430". italie1935-45.com. Retrieved 2011-11-03.