Alfa Romeo Tipo P1
Unraced 1920 - 1929

The forgotten Alfa Romeo Tipo P1

The Alfa Romeo Tipo P1, designed by Giuseppe Merosi was the first Grand Prix car build by Alfa Romeo in 1923. The car was fitted with a 2.0L straight-6 engine, which produced 95HP at 5000 rpm. With a calculated top speed of 180KM/H the would probably have competed at the top, however after the disastrous crash in 1923 Alfa Romeo withdraw the car. Before the Alfa Romeo Tipo P1 was