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Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2492 cm3 / 152.1 cu in / 152.1 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1979
ModelAlfa 6 2.5Issued until
SerieAlfaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerPininfarinaCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4680 mm / 184.3 in / 184.3 inTotal (curb) weight1470 kg / 3241 lb / 3241 lb
Width1684 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1394 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1408 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1365 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity72 l / 15.9 UK gal / 19.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.41Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.3 kW / 27.3 hp / 27.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionlight alloy block & headBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.3 mm / 2.69 in / 2.69 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supply6 De FRPA 40 carbsEngine displacement2492 cm3 / 152.1 cu in / 152.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity415.33 cm3/cylinder / 25.345 cu in/cylinder / 25.345 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.3 kW / 29.9 hp / 29.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.3 kW/l / 1.039 bhp/cu in / 1.039 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque88.3 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.79
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 sTop (maximal) speed195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio107.5 kW/ton / 81.4 bhp/ton / 81.4 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.7Turning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 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 front6J x 14Wheels rear6J x 14
Tyres front195/70 HR 14Tyres rear195/70 HR 14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front266 mm / 10.5 in / 10.5 inBrake diameter rear266 mm / 10.5 in / 10.5 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5

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