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Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1570 cm3 / 95.8 cu in / 95.8 cu in, 79.8 kW / 107.0 hp / 107.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 143.0 N·m / 105.5 lb·ft / 105.5 lb·ft @ 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1978
ModelGiulietta 1.6Issued until
SerieGiuliettaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4140 l / 146.20 cu ft / 146.20 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1071 kg / 2361 lb / 2361 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2510 mm / 98.8 in / 98.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionlight alloy block & headBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supply2 De DHLA 40H carbsEngine displacement1570 cm3 / 95.8 cu in / 95.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity392.50 cm3/cylinder / 23.952 cu in/cylinder / 23.952 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power79.8 kW / 107.0 hp / 107.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque143.0 N·m / 105.5 lb·ft / 105.5 lb·ft at 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.9 kW / 42.8 hp / 42.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.8 kW/l / 1.117 bhp/cu in / 1.117 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque91.1 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.3

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio99.9 kW/ton / 75.7 bhp/ton / 75.7 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-lock3.5Turning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Torsion bar, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle, Trailing arm, Watt's linkage, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front5.0 x 13Wheels rear5.0 x 13
Tyres front165 SR 13Tyres rear165 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front250 mm / 9.8 in / 9.8 inBrake diameter rear250 mm / 9.8 in / 9.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6

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