Alfa Romeo 430

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Alfa Romeo 430
Alfa Romeo 430RE
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Overview
ManufacturerAlfa Romeo
Production1942-1950
Body and chassis
ClassCommercial vehicle, military vehicle
Body stylechassis, flatbed truck or truck tractor
Powertrain
Engine5,816 cc 80 hp (60 kW) 4-cylinder diesel
Transmission4-speed transmission with two-speed transfer gearbox
Dimensions
Length5.955 m (234.4 in)[1]
Width2.130 m (83.9 in)
Height2.580 m (101.6 in)
Kerb weight3,350 kg (7,385 lb)
Chronology
SuccessorAlfa Romeo 450

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. Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2011-11-03.
  2. ^ "Alfa Romeo » 430". trucksplanet.com. Retrieved 2011-11-03.
  3. ^ "Autocarro medio Alfa Romeo 430". italie1935-45.com. Archived from the original on 2013-04-21. Retrieved 2011-11-03.