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Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2.6i V8

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2.6i V8

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2594 cm3 / 158.3 cu in / 158.3 cu in, 146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1977
ModelAlfetta GTV 2.6i V8Issued until
SerieAlfettaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Width1660 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1358 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke64.5 mm / 2.54 in / 2.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.24
Fuel supplySpica fuel injectionEngine displacement2594 cm3 / 158.3 cu in / 158.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity324.25 cm3/cylinder / 19.787 cu in/cylinder / 19.787 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.9 kW / 70.9 hp / 70.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.6 kW/l / 1.244 bhp/cu in / 1.244 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque104.1 N·m/l / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.50 s / 6.50 s / 6.50 sTop (maximal) speed222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio151.5 kW/ton / 114.8 bhp/ton / 114.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.30 s / 9.30 s / 9.30 sFuel 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-lock3.5Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front5.5J x 14Wheels rear5.5J x 14
Tyres front195/70 VR 14Tyres rear195/70 VR 14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2.6i V8

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