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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale (SS)

(1960 model)

Brief specs of 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale (SS)

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1290 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in, 74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual with overdrive 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1960
ModelGiulietta Sprint Speciale (SS)Issued until
SerieGiuliettaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerFranco Scaglione/BertoneCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4115 mm / 162.0 in / 162.0 inTotal (curb) weight957 kg / 2110 lb / 2110 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1245 mm / 49.0 in / 49.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2250 mm / 88.6 in / 88.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1293 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.5 UK gal / 21.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.75 m2 / 18.8 sq ft / 18.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supply2 We carbsEngine displacement1290 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity322.50 cm3/cylinder / 19.680 cu in/cylinder / 19.680 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.4 kW / 35.4 hp / 35.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.8 kW/l / 1.271 bhp/cu in / 1.271 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque87.6 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanual with overdriveNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.56

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)12.40 s / 12.40 s / 12.40 sPower-to-weight ratio104.5 kW/ton / 79.2 bhp/ton / 79.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringworm & sectorSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale (SS)

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