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Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1186 cm3 / 72.4 cu in / 72.4 cu in, 46.2 kW / 62.0 hp / 62.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 83.0 N·m / 61.2 lb·ft / 61.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1972
ModelAlfasud BerlinaIssued until
SerieAlfasudNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3710 l / 131.02 cu ft / 131.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3890 mm / 153.1 in / 153.1 inTotal (curb) weight810 kg / 1786 lb / 1786 lb
Width1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inDry weight
Height1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2455 mm / 96.7 in / 96.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1351 mm / 53.2 in / 53.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.85 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 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 Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Boxer, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioniron block & alloy headBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke59.0 mm / 2.32 in / 2.32 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.36
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1186 cm3 / 72.4 cu in / 72.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings3Unitary capacity296.50 cm3/cylinder / 18.094 cu in/cylinder / 18.094 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power46.2 kW / 62.0 hp / 62.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque83.0 N·m / 61.2 lb·ft / 61.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)18.5 kW / 24.8 hp / 24.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.0 kW/l / 0.856 bhp/cu in / 0.856 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque70.0 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.97
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.11

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio76.5 kW/ton / 58.0 bhp/ton / 58.0 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.4 m / 30.8 ft / 30.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower trailing link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearDA, Watt's linkage, Panhard rod, Coil springs
Wheels front4.5 x 13Wheels rear4.5 x 13
Tyres front145 SR 13Tyres rear145 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front258 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 inBrake diameter rear233 mm / 9.2 in / 9.2 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina

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