1953 Alfa Romeo 1900M

1953 Alfa Romeo 1900M 1953 Alfa Romeo 1900M 1953 Alfa Romeo 1900M
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The Alfa Romeo 1900 M, also known by its nickname the Matta (meaning 'mad', was a four-wheel drive utility vehicle that was produced from 19511 to 1954. During its production lifespan, there were to basic versions made, the AR51 military and the AR52 civilian variant (the AR represented Autovettura da Ricognizione, 'Reconnaissance Car'). Other versions were made for agriculture, firefighting, and road maintenance use.

Production was low, with the bulk being produced for the military. 2,007 were the AR 51 for the Italian Army and 154 civilian AR 52 units were produced.

The Alfa Romeo 1900 M was powered by a 1884cc twin cam 8-valve four-cylinder engine with dry sump lubrication. It had hemispherical combustion chambers, a cast iron block, and an aluminum cylinder head. They had a 4-speed manual gearbox with low ratio transfer box and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes with a mechanical handbrake on the driveshaft.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2015

1953 Alfa Romeo Concepts

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Alfa Romeo Monthly Sales Volume

June 2019
1,595
May 2019
1,572
April 2019
1,584
March 2019
1,774
February 2019
1,362
January 2019
1,150
Additional Sales Volume Data


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Performance and Specification Comparison

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Alfa Romeo
1958Chevrolet (1,142,460)Ford (987,945)Volkswagen (451,526)22,199
1957Ford (1,676,449)Chevrolet (1,505,910)Plymouth (726,009)57,870
1956Chevrolet (1,567,117)Ford (1,408,478)Buick (572,024)11,748
1955Chevrolet (1,704,667)Ford (1,451,157)Buick (738,814)5,919
1954Ford (1,165,942)Chevrolet (1,143,561)Plymouth (463,148)3,826
1953Chevrolet (1,346,475)Ford (1,247,542)Plymouth (650,451)3,477
1952Chevrolet (818,142)Ford (671,733)Plymouth (396,000)
1951Chevrolet (1,229,986)Ford (1,013,381)Plymouth (611,000)
1950Chevrolet (1,498,590)Ford (1,208,912)Plymouth (610,954)
1949Ford (1,118,308)Chevrolet (1,010,013)Plymouth (520,385)451
1948Chevrolet (696,449)Ford (430,198)Plymouth (412,540)

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