The 2600 sedan was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 1962, replaces the 2000 Berlina. The 2600 is nothing but a redesign of 2000, the differences are in the different front and rear lights and some mechanical improvements, but the real news is the engine, a powerful 6-cylinder DOHC that delivers the height of a vehicle of representation as the 2600 sedan.
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The 2600 sedan is remembered as the last Alfa Romeo to be equipped with a DOHC 6-cylinder engine in line, because on the next flagship, was applied to a 6-cylinder V The 2600 sedan was a niche product, given the car's rather dated design, the purchase price, fuel consumption and operating costs relatively high, also, Alfa Romeo Giulia had preferred to develop the series.
The 2600 sedan was sold in 2038 specimens from 1962 to 1969.
The new DOHC 6-cylinder engine derived from that of Juliet, offers a gentle ride and vibration, an engine is considered "flat" because the bore is greater than the race. The power of the 2600 sedan is impressive, with 130 hp DIN has a top speed of 175 km / h, compared to 160 km / h on the 2000 Sedan.
The 2600 sedan has a roomy and comfortable, it is comfortable for 5 people even if it is proven for 6 seats, three in the front seat and three on the rear, the gearbox is a 5-speed transmission with steering wheel controls, compared to 2000 are introduced Sedan disc brakes at the front, greatly improving stopping distances, and a new bevel to the bridge.
The road holding of the 2600 sedan is excellent as with all other Alfa Romeo, the suspension is soft and comfortable, lying in the curve is very small.
Overall, the 2600 sedan is a car handy, comfortable and of excellent quality, with regard to road holding, braking and acceleration.